ePublish Yourself! Intelligence - 2015

Market intelligence for indie authors and epublishers

General

Publishing Perspectives reports that, according to Nielsen Book, self-published books (digital and print) represented 5% of the total market in 2014, totaling £58 million of book spend and some 17 million units. Self-published titles represented 5% of all books sold (again print and digital) and 15% of all ebooks (up 16% in the first quarter of 2015 and up 77% since 2012). http://bit.ly/1L2ilWa (June 10, 2015)

According to the Association of American Publishers (AAP), as reported by Digital Book World, U.S. publishers scored about $28 billion in revenue in 2014, with ebooks growing 3.8% to roughly $3.37 billion for the year. http://bit.ly/1B2UG4L (June 10, 2015)

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Subscription Services

According to the Association of American Publishers (AAP), as reported by Digital Book World, roughly 3.88 million audiobooks and 2.47 million ebooks were distributed by subscription services in the U.S. in 2014. http://bit.ly/1B2UG4L (June 10, 2015)

 

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