|08-09-2011, 04:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Southern Illinois
Device: eSlick, Pocketbook IQ, iPad, Kobo Aura
Interesting article on ebooks
Just came across this article on ebook sales.
Mostly about romance and erotica, but I was interested in some of the comments they made. Especially about the price point at which people stop buying books ($6.99). I find that to be really true. I am totally willing to drop up to $5 on a book without thinking. But more than that and I have to consider it carefully. Since most paperbacks are going for $7.99 these days, I'm not buying so much.
|08-09-2011, 05:12 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Washington, DC
Device: Kobo Wifi (broken), nook STR (returned), Kobo Touch, Sony T1
I loved that article, thank you! What it made me think of is that maybe I should try to get into publishing...there is a small press not to far from me...
|08-09-2011, 05:25 PM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Interesting that Romance is leading the eBook charge. Maybe the article has a point about the lower price-point in that genre. I read mostly fantasy/sci-fi and all of the titles I've been reading have been pushing $15 (maybe because I'm hooked into several popular series instead of newer authors).
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