GQ sells 365 iPad mags as app download averages revealed

Apple’s iPad hasn’t saved publishing just yet, with Conde Naste revealing just 365 sales of its iPad-edition of GQ, while fresh research claims the average iPhone app sells 101,024 copies. [Via 9to5 Mac]

GQ's VP/Publisher Pete Hunsinger says: “This costs us nothing extra: no printing or postage. Everything is profit, and I look forward to the time when iPad issue sales become a major component to our circulation.” GQ is about to be joined on the iPad at Condé Nast by Glamour / The New Yorker / Vanity Fair and Wired.)

UPDATE: On May 18, GQ announced that it has sold a total of 57,000 copies of its magazine in the App Store since December. [From Peter Kafka - "GQ’s iPad App Does…Okay"]


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