It’s been widely known for some time that very few top apps take home most of the revenue in the App Store. There’s been some uncertainty, though, about exactly how few apps are involved. Today we talk about an analysis of the distribution of App Store revenue that Charles put together and the interesting response that it received.
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Show Notes & Links
- The Shape of the App Store – Charles’ analysis of the distribution of revenue in the App Store.
- The Shape of the App Store, Redux – Charles presents some additional corroborating data.
- Overcast’s 2014 sales numbers – The original data set released by Marco Arment.
- Manual’s 2014 Sales Numbers – More revenue data from William Wilkinson.
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