According to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) ebooks ranked as #1 format among all trade categories for the month of February. The stats track monthly and year-to-date publishers’ net sales revenue in all categories of commercial, education, professional and scholarly books and journals.
A couple potent highlights from the AAP report:
- February 2011, e-Books ranked as the #1 format (Adult Hardcover, Adult Paperback, Adult Mass Market, Children’s/Young Adult Hardcover, Children’s/Young Adult Paperback).
- January/February 2011 compared with January/February 2010—e-Books grew 169.4% to $164.1M
If you’re not generating ebooks, start. If you are generating ebooks, take a look at your back list and bring it forward.
Have any interesting metrics that you can share?