Published on www.econtentmag.com.
So, while self-publishing is really not that new, it’s a concept that is rapidly expanding and being fueled by a growing interest in ebooks, driven largely by mobile devices such as the iPad and the Kindle. The number of self-published books has grown by 160% from 2006 to 2010, according to R.R. Bowker, LLC. And, The Association of American Publishers indicates that ebooks grew from 0.6% of the trade market in 2008 to 6.4% in 2010.