How is the business of books doing? A call to better share data and insights.
January 16, 2018 by ruediger
How is the book business doing? Throughout the industry, this is a popular question around this time of the year. Particularly in non-English language markets, I am often puzzled by the creativity in most answers, to avoid controversy, and find a good ending to any story around the thorny issue. When the Federation of European […]
The Global eBook report 2016, the reference and resource on the development of key book publishing markets and drivers for the current transformation is now available at www.global-ebook.com for an introductory price of â‚¬ 15 (instead of â‚¬ 20). Highlights include Freshly updated market close ups for US, UK, continental Europe (Western as well […]
Not one prediction about ebooks has been correct so far. Why? A summer rant.
July 20, 2015 by ruediger
Let’s face the simple truth: Not one prediction about ebooks (as far as I know) has been correct so far: No, ebooks will NOT go away any time soon. But no, again, they will not replace printed books, not even mass paperbacks, within a decade or so. Thus far, ebooks have strongly impacted only on […]