Book publishers have jumped on the ebook bandwagon, but they still have a long way to go to embrace the technology of ebooks as well as ebook promotion.
4 out of 5 publishers now publish ebooks.
For every 100 print books Amazon sells, they sell 114 ebooks.
The Apple iStore is only the 4th most lucrative sales channel for ebooks.
65% of book publishers have converted less than half their backlist titles into ebooks.
50 Shades of Gray sold 250,000 ebook copies before it was picked up to be published in print.
31% of ebook publishers are producing enhanced ebooks.
For a complete summary of recent ebook surveys, check out this infographic: http://infographicaday.com/infographic-how-ebooks-are-shaping-book-publishing
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15,000 Eyeballs Internet Marketing Program: http://www.bookmarket.com/15000eyeballs.htm – Ten lessons on how to get thousands of impressions for you, your book, your blog, or your website.
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About John Kremer
John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- John Kremer on Book Marketing.