eBOUND Canada Helps Canadian Publishers Earn Nearly $1.5M in Ebook Sales Last Year

TORONTO, ON – eBOUND Canada, the digital publishing services arm of the Association of Canadian Publishers, announced today that it has helped its publisher clients generate $1.49 million in ebook sales in the 2013-14 fiscal year, which ended on March 31, 2014. Those sales came from a mix of retail, library and wholesale channels.

Erin Creasey, Sales and Marketing Director of ECW Press and ACP president, spoke for the publishers who have benefitted from this initiative. “It’s wonderful and encouraging to see these substantial sales, which mark an increasing audience for our Canadian books and authors in the digital realm. As a publisher, we rely on eBOUND to take advantage of the many diverse opportunities in the digital marketplace.”

“We’re happy to facilitate our publishers’ market success,” says Krystyna Ross, Chief Executive Officer of eBOUND Canada. “The digital space for publishers will continue to evolve and we’re excited to provide new opportunities for Canadian publishers to sell their high-quality digital content in the year ahead.”

About eBOUND Canada

Launched in 2009, eBOUND Canada, formerly the Canadian Publishers Digital Services (CPDS), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing Canadian publishers’ engagement in the digital marketplace. Its growing number of programs and services includes ebook distribution, digital asset management, conversion services, print-on-demand services, and professional development programming.

Contact:
Krystyna Ross
Chief Executive Officer
eBOUND Canada
krystyna_ross@eboundcanada.org
416-487-6116 ext. 236