This link eloquently (and succinctly) adds to my discussion on how self publishing waters down genuine authors (don’t get me wrong, there are good things too – it’s just this is a tangible side effect). Thanks to Jay Lake for picking this up in his Link Salad,
I found this interesting information regarding ebook sales – a definite trend here.
Got this via @namenick on Twitter, who in turn, got it from Infographic
Note that 2010 and 2011 figures are estimated, but on good data. All data is based on reports from 14 top publishers, to the Association of American Publishers.