Romance Ebook Sales Stats

shutterstock_170336459When it comes to ebook dominance, there’s no category like romance. Romance readers were among the first to take to the new format and have shifted much of their buying over to it.

So, what can we learn from this high-octane ebook-buying activity? Europe’s largest ebook distributor, ePubDirect, shares some lessons about romance buyers through its clients:

— Amazon is king in this vertical
— Subscription offerings work well in romance
— Library sales channels don’t do well compared with other genres

Half-a-dozen more lessons plus more analysis here.


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