Books have been there to record and disseminate information for hundreds of years. They have been at the foundation of many civilized societies . Many have questioned the future of printed books in a world that is becoming increasingly digitalized as each day passes. E-books have become relatively easy to access and acquire because they are cheaper and convenient . These books are just a click away and do not require much space.
However, the internet has been moving at such a rapid pace that this information has become as easy as typing in a few words in order to find almost all information about one's interest. As one author stated, " Education is more accessible than ever before in human history, thanks entirely to the Internet...the internet has also allowed millions to receive an education without ever leaving their homes" (Jackson). EBooks, Google, and other search engines have allowed for most people to gain uncomplicat... ... middle of paper ... ...as an advantageous and a legitimate way to learn and study. In addition, the number of internet users makes online classes and other forms of online studying a growing market. In fact, more students and educational institutions should accept and implement more internet-based activities and classes.
E-books also give benefits to publishers as well. Due to rapid advancement of communication technology nowadays, they can easily distribute through the internet. (Sasson, 2005) We also can get the books easily same as they were distributed. Thus, you do not need to waste up you time by driving your vehicle or searching for buses or taxis only to look up for books. It is very convenient and ... ... middle of paper ... ...eed to argue anymore if your partner will get annoy when you are reading in the bed.
While e-mail gives us the ability to send messages with convenience, speed, and little expense, it lacks the personality and authority of regular mail. Luckily, however, we needn’t always choose one over the other. Instead we should take advantage of both, using each to its best advantage: e-mail for quick notes, multiple mailings, and routine business correspondence; regular mail for personal messages and for formal or private business correspondence. Regular mail will always take a bit longer, but at times good things are worth waiting for.
Plus it is easier to read a word-processed document than one written by hand. Having a digital backup is an added benefit. All of these things help writers get the job done. If you want to add pictures to your writing, numerous software titles are available for desktop publishing. With desktop publishing, you can create page layouts for entire books on your home computer.
Another aspect of online shopping is s... ... middle of paper ... ...y. Cyber Monday has exceptional bargains which gives you the benefit of being able to shop multiple places in a short time period, most items are available, and supplies is less limited. In-stores have sales but, on Cyber Monday the online sale prices can be between 30% and 70% off of regular priced items. As Dickerson stated in an article, “Cyber Monday apparel shopping grew over by 30%” (10). In conclusion, the online shopping is, in essence, a dream come true for most teenagers. The art of not being pressured to go to the mall is magnificent and teens can do everything at home instead of leaving their comfort zone.
This is because online shops do not require a physical space and hence saves on the rent. Online retailers are also expanding the number of products that they offer online to include in store picking and also trying out online retailing that involves the social media. Many people are turning to online shopping because internet has become easily accessible and with the twenty four hour economy most people work most of the time and is thus more convenient for them to shop online. Online shopping sites are coming up with in store pickups where by an online shopper picks the items from a specified store or they set up pick up deposits for the people to pick up the products. Smart phones that have come to colonize the cell market are also widely being incorporated into online marketing.
There are many different types of e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes and Noble Nook. The first Kindle was introduced in 2007 and the first Nook in 2009. Although the main purpose of these tablets is for reading books, technology is now improving and they have become a multi-purpose resource capable of downloading many other things, including movies and games, for later entertainment. Since early 2010, e-readers have become very popular, a fact proven through their sales figures. By July 2010, the e-book sales bypassed all hardcover sales.
Revolution e-books phenomenon facing the future generations to come, this phenomenon could have something that makes them forget the books. In fact, the books can not disappear because it is invaluable in terms of historical and educational. The important reason for this is that people's lives have been recorded in the past, even their own techniques of their work on a book.” There is reason to hope that e-books and print books could have a bright future together” (Catone, 2013). E-book and printed book have many differences from their look, feel, retention, weigh, cost, durability, availability, legibility etc. Sensation is the first difference between the e-book and printed book.
Impatient writers receive faster results with ebooks, saving time and money. Electronic work also benefits from its ability to be shared immediately with anyone in the world. Bert Latamore notes in "The Advantages of Electronic Publishing over Paper Printing" that while a paper copy is only available to one person at any given time, an electronic document can... ... middle of paper ... ...of a hard copy. (Berger) Since ebooks are more affordable than traditional textbooks, education itself will become more affordable. As documents change to reflect newer information, it is both a challenging and important task to update hard copies.