Why are pre-orders important?
For an author, pre-orders can alert retailers and consumers that they should pay attention to your book.
From the bookseller perspective, the pre-order quantity is a good early indicator of a book’s success, and can lead to retailers increasing their initial orders.
What is the purpose of pre ordering?
A pre-order is an order placed for an item that has not yet been released. The idea for pre-orders came because people found it hard to get popular items in stores because of their popularity. Additionally, high pre-order rates can be used to increase sales further.
Is it good to pre order?
Truth is, you should almost never, ever, preorder a video game. A preorder does virtually nothing for you, but it does a great deal for various other parties. First off, it’s a free loan. You’re essentially giving a game retailer 5 or more dollars for free.
Why is pre ordering games bad?
Companies that make and sell video games have very good reasons for wanting customers to preorder games: They want to lock down as many guaranteed customers as possible. As a bonus, they get a chunk of the money upfront months, or even years, before the game comes out.
What does it mean if an app is pre ordered?
If you have a paid app, customers are not charge until the app is actually released. You can change the price of your app during the pre-order period, however know that people that pre-ordered your app will be charged the price that is the lowest (between release price and pre-order price).