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Old 09-03-2009, 12:24 PM   #136
koland
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Originally Posted by Hellmark View Post
Considering when the Time Traveler's Wife was published, it is very likely that the publisher had no interest in ebooks. Now, most are, since it is another way to sell shit.
Also, now that ebook sales are being taken into account on the NYT bestseller lists, Kindle (and other) sales will be a significant factor in how long you get to stay there (and thus, on profits). If other readers prove as popular as the Kindle with Amazon buyers, 35-50% of all bestseller sales (where all the big profit is, for publishers, these days) will be ebooks. Authors without ebooks will see a vast decrease in sales (although perhaps a slight uptick in library orders).
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