Another excellent comment. Thanks to all for participating on this thread. Great discussion/brainstorming happening here!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Braindouche!" <braindouche@...> wrote:
> I'm not sure that's true. Another model that seems to work, at least
> for iTunes, iPhone apps, and recently Wil Wheaton and android apps, is
> to appeal to people's sense of lazy and provide something that could
> be pirated for free for a low price in a convenient manner. Granted,
> you need a large audience to make this method profitable, but tell me
> any method on the net that doesn't need a large audience to be
> profitable that doesn't involve ebay and a yardsale miracle.
> This seems to apply to digital products in the under-5-dollar range.
> Make it good and make it easy to get and make it cheap enough that
> folks will choose to throw the pocket change at you to save some time.