Posts tagged international ebook
Publishing Business Conference: International trends in ebook consumption
March 20, 2012 | 10:58 am
Kelly Gallagher, VP Publishing Services, RR Bowker: Collecting ebook data since 2009. In the US: Kindle 1 was the game changer, especially with its wi-fi ability. iPad was a game changer in that opened ereading to people other than the dedicated reader. Causing a lot of disruption in reading and lowering some of the reading rates. As late as January 2010 the PC was the number 1 reading address in the US. With the onset of kindle fire and ipad the dedicated ereader share is going down. Today, PC is under 10 percent. As of today, 13% of book buyers have...