Self Publishing Stats: Number of Self-Published books up 287% since 2006

October 25, 2012 1:03 pm

If you are the type who tends to take notice of sudden growth in areas, here is one for you – self publishing, as an activity and probably as an industry, is growing at phenomenal rates – some 287 percent since 2006 (Source). We had earlier spotted some ebook stats – the combination of these two stats clearly shows a growing trend, one which can be called frictionless publishing.

Publishers need to take note of this fact – we are looking at a newspapers in 1999 scenario now.

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