- 64% of all publishers are offering titles in eBook format. Up 11% from the first survey.
- Only 7% of publishers are implementing enhancements to their eBooks, suggesting that most publishers are not aware of the EPUB standard’s inherent support for content enhancement, including audio and video.
- 61% of Trade/Consumer publishers support the EPUB eBook format standard. 18% more than any other publisher type.
- The greatest eBook production challenge is still eReader/content compatibility issues. Even with the near universal EPUB format standard, today's fragmented eReader market makes quality eBook production a moving target, requiring manual manipulation to retain consistent formatting across device-types.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Aptara's second eBook survey of publishers
Aptara has released its next eBook survey of publishers. Among the reported key findings are: