While statistics don't lie, the actual state of the ebook industry depends on which facts and figures you view. When the Association of American Publishers released its StatShot report for the first four months of 2013, the results showed ebooks were on the decline. But the good news is that ebooks are holding their own and still commanding a sizable portion of the publishing pie. From the many trends shaking up the ebook market these days, a panel of industry experts focused on the following five: 1. Digital finally has found its place in the sun. 2. Users are more e-savvy. 3. Partnerships and acquisitions are bringing more offerings to the table. 4. More tools and services are being developed to enrich digital content. 5. Bigger and better business models are monetizing content more efficiently.
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