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CHART OF THE DAY: How Much Money Amazon Is Making From The Kindle

As this chart shows, the Kindle is being used as a loss leader to sell product.  I worry a lot that the Amazon walled garden and use of proprietary formats creates a schism in the freedom to read and that libraries should seriously consider whether supporting the Kindle format is a good thing in that it locks users into a particular commercial eco-system that print reading never did.

CHART OF THE DAY: How Much Money Amazon Is Making From The Kindle

Read more:  http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-day-how-much-money-amazon-is-making-from-the-kindle-2013-2#ixzz2L6YdR9lD

Chart of the day shows operating income generated by amazon's kindle ecosystem, february 2013

 

Stephen

 

Posted on: February 26, 2013, 6:42 am Category: Uncategorized