Originally Posted by DiapDealer
To be honest ... I still think that's entirely true. There are just too many ways for ereader owners to get free (legal) content that isn't available (or would be "effort prohibitive") to those who only buy physical books.
That is 1000% true.
Print only buyers are missing out on the whole indie revolution and (at best) getting the short-end of the stick on ebook-first projects. To saynothing of missing out on ebook-only efforts.
We need to go no further than this example (out of many):
The other area print-only buyers miss out is the resurrected backlists coming to ebook only.
As time goes on the print fetishists will be under increasing pressure to move on to digital out of sheer economic necessity.