Attitudes Toward Printed vs eBooks By Demographic, March 2014 [TABLE]
Writers shouldn’t give up on their dreams of seeing their pieces in print one day—the hard copy book hasn’t died yet. According to a March 2014 study by Harris Interactive, US internet users were far more likely to only read printed books than ebooks or a mix of the two.
When asked about their attitudes toward reading printed books vs. ebooks, nearly half of respondents said they only read print books. This was far ahead of other responses, with loyal ebook readers grabbing just 6% of the total, and was also the top response across all age groups studied. In all, around one-fifth of respondents favored ebooks over hard copy versions. Read the rest at eMarketer.