Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Hindustan TimesAmazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead YetPC WorldAmazon says its Kindle e-book sales are three times larger than they were last year, and it sells 43 percent more Kindle e-books than hardcover books on average. It's pretty clear that people are adopting Kindle Books, and e-books in general, ...TechBytes: eBook Tipping PointABC Claims It's Selling 80% More E-Books Than says it's selling 80% more downloaded books than hardcoversLos Angeles -BusinessWeek -The Atlantic (blog)all 397 news articles »

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  • Amazon Could Make Millions Selling E-Books In Schools Next Year - Fortune
    ... physical book sales had a relatively positive year in 2015 , while sales of e-books stagnated . But Amazon CEO ... miss all those hardcovers ...
    04/19/2016 - 11:06 am | View Link
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  • DBW: Amazon's Grandinetti talks subscription, innovation
    but also in building e-book sales. “Trade non-fiction, children’s, education – they’re all much earlier in their digital development, with much greater technical challenges,” Grandinetti asserted. “Our mindset is, what can we invent that will ...
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  • Amazon’s Failed Pitch to Authors
    In a short Web post, Amazon named its objective (to lower most e-book prices to $9.99 apiece), disclosed what it was willing to offer to Hachette (Amazon would keep a thirty-per-cent share of the revenue from e-book sales ... of The New Yorker every ...
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  • Self-Publishing on a Shoestring: Amazon's Matchbook Program
    There's a lot of buzz right now about Amazon's Matchbook Program. But only one traditional ... is something called enhanced hardcovers, where they bundle the more expensive hardcover books with an e-book, for a 25 percent greater charge.
    09/11/2013 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Amazon's 'technical issue' blocked e-book purchases overnight
    It was possible to buy hardcovers, paperbacks and audiobooks ... Those who hoped to purchase the e-book of Nate Silver's "The Signal and the Noise," which had a surge of popularity after the election, could not. When reached for comment Thursday, Amazon ...
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  • Amazon's e-book sales beat paperbacks; profit up 8%
    Kindle book sales are triple that of hardcovers. Net income rose 8% to $416 million, or 91 cents per share, topping the estimate of 88 cents per share of analysts polled by FactSet. That compares with $384 million, or 85 cents per share, in the year-ago ...
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  • E-book
    As a generic term, an electronic book (variously: e-book, eBook, e-Book, ebook, digital book or e-edition) or a digital book is a book-publication in digital form ...
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    Amazon's global headquarters are in 14 buildings in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood, developed primarily by Vulcan, Inc. from 2008 onward.
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  • Amazon’s Kindle
    News about Kindle. Commentary and archival information about Kindle from The New York Times.
    04/28/2016 - 7:30 pm | View Website
  • eBook vs. Hardcover: Beyond the HeadlinesDigital Book ...
    17 thoughts on “ eBook vs. Hardcover: Beyond the Headlines ” Thad McIlroy, The Future of Publishing July 20, 2010 at 10:12 am. Great post, Guy.
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  • February 2016 Author Earnings Report: Amazon’s Ebook ...
    So now let’s take a look at print. Amazon’s Print Book Sales… and the Law of Unintended Consequences. For our brand new breakdown of Amazon’s daily print ...
    04/28/2016 - 10:55 am | View Website
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