The Flattening of eBook sales (roughtype.com)

“In a post on the first day of this year, I noted the surprisingly rapid decline in e-book sales growth over the course of 2012. The trend appears to be continuing this year. The Association of American Publishers reports that in the first quarter of 2013, e-book sales in the U.S. trade market grew by just 5 percent over where they were in the same period in 2012. The explosive growth of the last few years has basically petered out, according to the AAP numbers:”

http://www.roughtype.com/?p=3590

About these ads
3 comments
  1. Carr’s piece seems to be going viral. I wrote about it earlier this week, as did Blaise Lucey, but I do agree with you that ebooks have probably plateaued for a while. The market will readjust. More than likely, the digital share will continue to grow.

  2. That’s interesting. I can’t help but think that e-books will always have a fair share of the market; maybe even gain traction as time passes. Hopefully…

    • tyroper said:

      I think so. This really isn’t doom and gloom. I think it is just saying that we’ve reached a steady state in growth percentages. After the meteoric growth it’s to be expected. IMO

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Something Like a Storybook

This is where Morgan Bradham shares stuff.

Indie Kindle Blitz

The best Kindle books by indie authors at your fingertips!

Sunset Boulevard

Thoughts on Films

JAMESMAYORBLOG.COM

This WordPress.com site is the cat’s pajamas

Deirdre Saoirse Moen

Sounds Like Weird

Happy Endings Exists

Jaycee Rebollido

A R T L▼R K

An Alternative Cultural Daybook

jorjao2013

A topnotch WordPress.com site

learningtobebipolar

The Truth About A Bipolar Diagnosis

Bipolar Library Director

Discussing mental health of a particular library director, librarians, and in libraries

Monster Mumbles

Have you been monstrous today?

Prolific Daydreamer

a collection of dreamlike, ethereal words

RLT

Some writing, some updates and something else.

"I do not believe this to be his finest work."

things that don't fit on either Facebook or Twitter

McCheesus

I Think, Therefore I Am Confused

Human Relationships

Human Relationships, Marriage Relationships, Children/Parents Relationships, Work Relationships, Friendships, Love, Abuse, Addiction, Support

On The Heath

World's Worst Writer Winner!!!

Karma Awakened

A Novice Writer's Journey

Avid Reader

Books this way: Fantasy ~ Crime ~ Mystery ~ Realistic Fiction

retireediary

The Diary of a Retiree

SMILEY :)

JUST SMILE

David Hogan

novelist | playwright | screenwriter

Journalistic Endeavours

Thoughts on journalism and news of the world

SAN

Translation of feelings in POEM

Ceri's Blog

Describing my journey with a rare brain illness called; Anti-NMDA Encephalitis. Caused by my own immune system creating (NMDA) Antibodies. Which attack a part of the brain responsible for mood, memory and learning.

Assailing the Midlist

I Love Comma Splices, and I Don't Care Who Knows It

healthheartnews

A great WordPress.com site

Missy's Survival Guide

My guide to getting through work, college, and life.

A.D. Martin

writing - novels - film - television - video games - other stuff

Storiform.com

Writing Popular Fiction

Writer's Work Lab

A Site Created by a Writer For Writers

Totally Inspired Mind...

Where Positive Minds Congregate

Kendall Kessler Art

Original Art by Award Winning Artist Kendall Kessler

MxMproject

DREAM. PLAN. LIVE.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,377 other followers

%d bloggers like this: