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While looking at today’s newsletter, one story caught my eye — apparently the average price of an ebook on the DBW best-seller list has finally settled over the past few months to something around $8 per book. This is after a “roller coaster ride” of increasing and decreasing prices since last summer, in part due to holiday promotions, competition among retailers, and the new contract between ebook retailers and major publishing houses. Check out the graph below:
There are a bunch of other graphs at the original DBW article, as well as a thorough analysis by writer Jeremy Greenfield. DBW often has very interesting charts and…
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