Harry Potter website Pottermore sold $4.8 million (£3 million) worth of e-books in its first month — that works out to around 525,000 copies — and has nearly 7 million unique users, CEO Charlie Redmayne tells The Bookseller. Sales of the Harry Potter print books have increased, too.
Pottermore launched its e-bookstore, the exclusive place to buy Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks, on March 27 and opened the rest of the interactive Harry Potter universe to the public on April 14. Since then, Redmayne says, Pottermore has added 5 million new users, for a total of 7 million unique users in the first two weeks. The average user visits 47 pages and spends 25 minutes on the site.
That’s about 525,000 books
The Harry Potter e-books are priced at $7.99 each (for the first three) or $9.99 each (for the final four books in the series). (Discounted bundles of all…
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