eBook production is growing rapidly in the trade category. In fact, according to a new study from digital publishing company Aptara, eBook production for trade publishers rose from 50% to 76% in the last two years.
For the study Aptara tracked eBook trends for more than 1,300 book publishers including trade, education, professional and corporate markets. It also found that one out of five eBook publishers makes more than 10% of their revenues from eBooks
eBookNewser has more: “Not surprisingly, the study reports that Amazon continues to dominate eBook distribution, but ePUB is on the rise and is getting more market share these days. In fact, Amazon helps trade publishers the most with sales, even though a smaller amount of trade content is distributed through Amazon. Even though trade publishers put out eBooks through all of the main eBook retailers, Amazon produces 43% of trade sales.”