EBooks are #1 Format According to Association of American Publishers

Posted by Marianne Calihanna on Apr 20, 2011 5:10:00 PM

ebooksAccording to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) ebooks ranked as #1 format among all trade categories for the month of February. The stats track monthly and year-to-date publishers’ net sales revenue in all categories of commercial, education, professional and scholarly books and journals.

A couple potent highlights from the AAP report:


  • February 2011, e-Books ranked as the #1 format (Adult Hardcover, Adult Paperback, Adult Mass Market, Children’s/Young Adult Hardcover, Children’s/Young Adult Paperback).
  • January/February 2011 compared with January/February 2010---e-Books grew 169.4% to $164.1M

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If you're not generating ebooks, start. If you are generating ebooks, take a look at your back list and bring it forward.

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Topics: ebooks, publishing, revenue

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