Friday, September 11, 2009

The Beatles: Number crunching

With apologies to Private Eye.

Sales of Abbey Road, best-performing of The Beatles albums on re-release day following a month of press coverage, Beatles Week on the BBC, and Gennaro Castaldo pulling double-shifts:

Sales increase of David Eaglemen's Sum on Amazon alone, after a single tweet by Stephen Fry:


duckie said...

Not necessarily as impressive as it might sound as you can't compare percentages directly with quantities - if Sum had already sold only a single copy (I have no idea how many it had sold) then that would mean just an additional 600 copies were sold.

Anonymous said...

1 x 6000% = 60 additional copies

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