I may have possibly overstated the state of book reading in the title of this post – but it’s close.
Consider that last Christmas – 11 short months ago – the largest book seller in the world (Amazon) reported that revenue from e-books had finally surpassed sales of print edition books.
Is it really a surprise?
Consider what has happened in the music industry.
When was the last time you bought an audio tape or even a CD?
It’s simply easier and more convenient to download an audio file from iTunes or Amazon.
E-books are exactly the same – information that’s digitized into 1′s and 0′s.
Here’s an interesting infographic from the folks at Infographic Labs I came across regarding the growing trend in e-readers.
Question: Do you spend more time reading traditional bound books or e-books stored on an e-reader?