New Evidence Found for Flint’s Law

I mentioned Flint's Law on this blog a couple weeks back (here). Today I came across another piece of evidence that proves it.  Here's an excerpt from a blog post by Nathan Henrion:

One of our free titles was the #1 download on Amazon for the entire month of February. The subsequent sales of books 2 and 3 in the series increased by a rate of 20 to 1. For this series, digital sales are approaching 20% of the total product sales distribution and growing. With the visibility of the digital sales on Amazon, we have seen a substantial increase in print sales to the brick and mortar book chains. In this one instance, digital is driving print sales.

Is this even news anymore?

Update: I went back to add links to some of the news stories that mention this, and guess what: the several sites that inspired me to write this were in fact taking the exact same position, and had done so repeatedly. I'm late to the party here.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: "I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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