Can Piracy Actually Boost Sales?

December 1st, 2010

BooksAuthor Steve Lieber discovered that bootleg copies of his graphic novel, Underground, caused a huge boost in sales of the print version.

Link: http://torrentfreak.com/…
(via Lifehacker)

One Response to “Can Piracy Actually Boost Sales?”

  1. [link]Eric Shefferman Says:

    Seth Godin’s “Unleashing the Ideavirus” sold a LOT of copies despite being released in the wake of 9/11. He released the entire book as a free pdf and that convinced a lot of people that it was worth buying.
    In fact, the book is still available free now:
    http://www.sethgodin.com/ideavirus/01-getit.html

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