Ebook Retailers: Let Your Data Go!

shutterstock_141260584When it comes to ebook sales data and data on the e-reading habits of ebook buyers, the large ebook retailers — Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble — hold all the cards.

They control vast piles of information on how people read books, when they buy them, where they stop and why, but they largely don’t share this data with publishers and authors.

If they did share this data, it could help publishers and authors make better products and market them more effectively, a win-win for the industry.

So, says one ebook industry observer, ebook retailers: Release the data and help the publishing industry prosper! More.


 

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