Monday, December 24, 2012

E-Book Price War Has Yet to Arrive - NYTimes.com

A paradox of abundance (especially when Kindle samples are included)
"Mr. Norris said Simba, which regularly surveys e-book buyers, has been noticing what it calls “commitment to content” issues.
“A lot of these e-book consumers aren’t behaving like lab rats at a feeder bar,” the analyst said. “We have found that at any given time about a third of e-book users haven’t bought a single title in the last 12 months. I have a feeling it is the digital equivalent of the ‘overloaded night stand’ effect; someone isn’t going to buy any more books until they make a dent in reading the ones they have already acquired.”"
E-Book Price War Has Yet to Arrive - NYTimes.com
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