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Lies, Damned Lies, and Publishing Statistics?

March 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lies, Damned Lies, and Publishing Statistics?

The famous Author’s Earnings web site have just published their latest free report which makes very interesting reading for indie authors (or, indeed, writers signed to the big legacy publishers). They compile their stats via a search engine crawl of the Amazon online book shop to see what is where in the charts, then produce some amazing stats from the monster-large data crawl. Here’s a few of their conclusions… Our look at the wider world of e-book retailers tells us that the rise of e-book sales in general, and indie publishing in particular, are not limited to the US nor to a single retailer (Amazon); they are international, industry-wide phenomena. […]

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