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Hiro and Publishings/Books

https://peopletree.pub
Example
English book (please read from your mobile) https://peopletree.pub/siema/testf/res/
“Manga” (please read from your mobile) https://peopletree.pub/siema/testf/respicb/

Ref1.
1-1 NOISBN alternative ISBN numbers https://noisbn.work
1-2 d0i alternative ID for research/academic etc. https://d0i.org

Keywords: Amazon, e-book, self-publishing, INDY-PUBLISHING vanity publishing

-numbers about (e-)books now.

–e-books ratio in “Trade Book” (whole books in market)
Association of American Publishers, “AAP StatShot: Book Publisher Trade Sales Flat for 2016,” June 15,2017
http://newsroom.publishers.org/aap-statshot-book-publisher-trade-sales-flat-for-2016/

–number of e-books published
Jim Milliot, “With E-books Down, E-tailers Are Still Far From Out,” Publishers Weekly, April 28, 2017
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/retailing/article/73477-with-e-books-down-e-tailers-are-still-far-from-out.html

— ratio who read e-books total and classified
Andrew Perrin, “Nearly one-in-five Americans now listen to audiobooks,” FactTank, March 8, 2018
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/03/08/nearly-one-in-five-americans-now-listen-to-audiobooks/

— statics of online books sales Apr.~Dec.
Author Earnings, “January 2018 Report: US online book sales, Q2-Q4 2017“
http://authorearnings.com/report/january-2018-report-us-online-book-sales-q2-q4-2017/

–56 indy-books in th best seller ranking TOP100 (Feb. 2016)
(.. Why? because indy-books are cheap, in one side. 20 books of above were US$2.99~US$5.99 but not US$0.99[lowest], and author’s share of indy-book are up to 70%[usually 10-20%, old style publishing 5%]) [Author Earnings, 2015]
–31% of TOP ranking 1,000,000 books in Amazon.com was indy-books (total books in Amazon.com are ~3,230,000) in spite of BIG5 US publishing companies share was 13%. [Author Earnings, 2015]
–Authors in Amazon.com earned US$25,000 on it and 40% was indy-books authors. US$100,000, 9,900 authors. [Author Earnings, 2015]
–37% of e-books in Amazon.com have no ISBN .. [Author Earnings, Oct. 2015]

-other refs.
Author Earnings, February 2016 Author Earnings Report: Amazon’s Ebook, Print, and Audio Sales
http://authorearnings.com/report/february-2016-author-earnings-report

“Trade Publishing Increases Nearly 7%, Ebooks Grow Nearly 45%, According to BookStats Industry Survey for 2012,” BookBusiness, May 15, 2013

Trade Publishing Increases Nearly 7%, Ebooks Grow Nearly 45%, According to “BookStats” Industry Survey for 2012

Jim Milliot, “The Verdict on 2014: Sales up 4.6%,” Publishers Weekly, Jun 12, 2015
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/67131-the-verdict-on-2014-sales-up-4-6.html

Association of American Publishers, “U.S. Publishing Industry’s Annual Survey Reveals Nearly $28 Billion in Revenue in 2015,” July 11, 2016
http://newsroom.publishers.org/us-publishing-industrys-annual-survey-reveals-nearly-28-billion-in-revenue-in-2015/

Ellen Harvey, “Book Industry Data Remains Mysterious at Digital Book World,” BookBusiness, March 9, 2016

Book Industry Data Remains Mysterious at Digital Book World

Ref2.
by Kazuaki Okabe
“Not self-publishing but INDY-PUBLISHING — Electric publishing era, No ISBN needed –”
(「自費出版」でなくて「インディー出版」 -電子出版時代にISBN無用論も)
2018-04-01
[Ja] https://k-okabe.xyz/2018/04/01/ebook-indie

Ref3.
by Kazuaki Okabe
“40% of books in US was e-book, and half of it was indy-publishing, Is e-book market stil growing?”
(米出版書籍の4割がe-book、その半分がインディー出版 ―依然、市場拡大か )
2018-03-30
[Ja] https://k-okabe.xyz/2018/03/30/ebook-stats

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