e-Books Outsell Paperbacks at Amazon.com

Posted: February 1, 2011 in books, technology

A few days ago, Amazon.com released its fourth quarter earnings from 2010.  In the report, they write:

“Amazon.com is now selling more Kindle books than paperback books. Since the beginning of the year, for every 100 paperback books Amazon has sold, the Company has sold 115 Kindle books. Additionally, during this same time period the Company has sold three times as many Kindle books as hardcover books. This is across Amazon.com’s entire U.S. book business and includes sales of books where there is no Kindle edition. Free Kindle books are excluded and if included would make the numbers even higher.”

HT: Techland

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