“Redacted was #8 top paid in the US and #1 top paid in Graphics at the end of launch day”.
You’d think this would represent a great financial return and that Soffes would be taking a money bath.
But to achieve that lofty rating, he sold just 94 copies of his application. With a launch price of $4.99 and after Apple takes its cut he was left with the princely sum of US$302. Just 59 of those copies were sold in the US to garner that Number 8 ranking.
While the iOS App Store can deliver significant returns for developers, it seems the same can’t be said for the OS X App Store.