Charting Ebook Growth Slowdown
While ebooks continue to boom around the world, the growth of ebook revenue and e-reading adoption in the U.S. has slowed somewhat.
The infographic below charts several of the data points that observers and analysts have highlighted when citing an ebook growth slowdown.
Publishers looking forward to ebooks dominating the publishing business in the near future and concerned that future won’t come to pass have a few data points of their own to hold on to. According to the latest report on ebook reading from the Pew Internet & American Life project, more Americans are reading ebooks than ever before and more of them own an e-reader than ever before. And according to a new study on children and e-reading from Digital Book World and PlayCollective, a children’s digital media strategy firm, more kids are reading digitally than ever.
Source: Ebooks by Sainsbury’s.