According to an article in Publisher’s Weekly by Chris Anderson (July 17, 2006):
- 950,000 titles out of 1.2 million tracked by Nielsen Bookscan sold fewer than 99 copies
- Another 200,000 sold fewer than 1,000 copies
- Only 25,000 sold more than 5,000 copies
- The average book in America sells about 500 copies
- Only 10 books sold more than a million copies
A hearty thanks to Alive clients for staying so far ahead of the curve!
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