eBook sales increase numbers made Time Magazine’s Top 10 Everything of 2010 list for numbers. At No. 10, Time Magazine featured the number “193%” which is the percentage increase in eBook sales from 2009 to 2010. Pretty impressive.
Here is more from Time Magazine: “With the emergence of Amazon’s Kindle in 2007, e-books have taken off, most notably in 2010. The Kindle spurred a number of rival platforms, as well as the iPad, and e-books now account for almost 10% of U.S. consumer book sales, according to the Association of American Publishers. The shift from print to e-ink has forced large book chain Barnes & Noble to not only shut a number of stores but also release its own reader, the Nook. The e-book revolution, it seems, has only just begun.”
We agree. Forrester is predicting that eBook sales will be up to $2.8 billion by 2015. And with eReaders on the top of this season’s holiday gift list, these numbers are likely to come true.