By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson
Writing on the Ether: Can’t See It for the Trees
“Nearly everything we know about the ebook world is based on publishers’ financial statements, analyses of relative movements of titles on various ebook bestseller charts, or consumer surveys. We know something, but not enough.”
In explaining the rationale behind The Bookseller’s new UK monthly ebook rankings, which debuted on Friday (August 2), Philip Jones is discussing how the industry! the industry! has developed strong views of the print market through Nielsen BookScan but nothing nearly as good for ebooks.
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