E-Readers and the Evolution of Publishing

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ImageAt first, I resisted the emergence of e-readers. I feel comfortable with a paper book in my hands. When technology fails, I can always rely on my library to keep me sane. Then, I began researching the publishing industry and was somewhat startled to see a new pattern. I realized that because e-readers are so convenient, consumers are turning more and more to electronic book formats. More importantly, they are buying e-books for their tantalizing ‘bargains.’

Self-published authors have the leisure to apply their own price tag and still receive a good portion of the revenue. As long as these writers charge less for their e-books than the retail price of a hard copy–which they usually do–consumers feel that they are getting an irresistible deal. They don’t have to drive to the store, pay taxes, or wait for the book to arrive, and they are only spending a couple bucks…

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