Dispelling the Ebook Publishing Long Tail Myth

preshutterstock_1803244791403511489With ebooks, nothing goes “out of print.” And with new digital discovery and distribution technologies, more books than ever are available instantly to more people than ever.

Sounds like a recipe for big back-list and “Long Tail” sales, right? Maybe not.

While it sounds good on paper, all theories need to be tested, and when this theory was tested at one major publisher it was found to be incorrect, at least over the past four years.

Much more.

Related: Ebooks and the Long Tail: It’s All About Blockbusters

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