Canadian Publishers in the Ebook Era

shutterstock_173727785A new benchmark study by BookNet Canada this week has given some insight as to how Canadian publishers are adapting to the ebook era.

Some 90% of them are producing ebooks, with the remainder either soon to be or considering doing it in the future. About a fifth have their full lists available as ebooks.

One of the most astounding findings from the study was that about one of eight Canadian publishers derive most of their digital income from selling ebooks directly to consumers, and not through established ebook retailers.

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2 thoughts on “Canadian Publishers in the Ebook Era

  1. Jeff Johnson

    It is a bit of a shame to see that only 20% of publishers have developed enhanced e-books. Technology should enable publishers to do more than simply publish works in a different format. There is the ability to shift the whole experience. Look at http://whycode.com/ to understand how the WHY Code provides publishers with an opportunity to do this through the creation of relationships between published content.

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  2. Miriam Rodgers

    Hello, does anyone know who to get in touch with to type e-books. I have my own typing business and would like to get into doing this.

    Thanks very much

    Miriam

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