eBooks and the Publishing Industry Statistics

Here is a handy chart from The Content Wrangler about the impact of digital publishing on the publishing industry.

Several interesting statistics:

– Amazon.com is the preferred site for buying ebooks, capturing 38% of sales

– but the preferred eReader is the Apple iPad, at 25% of respondents

– and 30% state the biggest challenge for the ebook industry is “content format and device capability issues.”

The full chart can be found here.

 

UPDATE: Another useful infographic, “Is There Money in eBooks?” is available at NowNovel.com. Thanks to Brendan for pointing this one out!

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1 thought on “eBooks and the Publishing Industry Statistics

  1. I think our infographic about e-books and where the revenue is going could also be of interest to your users:
    http://www.nownovel.com/blog/2013/04/is-there-money-in-ebooks/

    it adds extra to the above discussions

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