Wednesday, November 10, 2010Posted by Diana Quincy at 8:18 PM
Publishers Marketplace puts that figure at about eight percent for 2010. About $304.6 million worth of ebooks have been sold so far this year.
The latest monthly figures from 12 publishers show that ebooks made up about 7.5 percent of overall book sales in September. Total trade print sales for the month were at $489.5 million.
According to the American Association of Publishers, ebook sales continue to grow at what seems to be an astonishing rate, with a 158.1 percent increase over September 2009.
But the experts caution that we should not read too much into these figures. That's because 12 companies report their ebook sales while about 20 companies report trade print sales so these final numbers could be somewhat skewed.
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