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Six or More Reasons Why eBooks are Outselling Print

In looking at the poll results I just ran on “What emerging media bandwagon have you refused to jump on yet?”, 22% of the respondents reported that they had yet to try eBooks. These results are particularly surprising in that the poll respondents were skewed to graduate students in an emerging media class, who might be more likely to be first adopters of new media.

However, if they haven’t tried eBooks yet, the odds are they will within the next 12 months or so. Why are eBooks outpacing print books?

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Amazon ebook sales surpass print; book publishers cry April Fool’s

Have eBook sales reached the tipping point? April 1, 2011 marks a milestone of epic proportions in the publishing industry… and a not-so-very-nice April Fool’s Day for book printers as Kindle eBook sales surpassed print sales for the ecommerce powerhouse. … Continue reading