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Where are the most voracious readers and what do they read?

Where are the most voracious readers and what do they read?

Where are the most voracious readers and what do they read?   Marketing a book is time-consuming and the more accurately we can pinpoint our target market, the more efficient time invested in marketing will be. So, knowing where your reader live is a welcome bonus for self-marketing authors – all of us really in these days where even the Big 6 expect their readers to provide the lion share of marketing. Yet, statistics are hard to come … Read entire article »

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Bowker’s Statistics : Young Adult Books Attract Growing Numbers of Adult Fans

Bowker’s Statistics : Young Adult Books Attract Growing Numbers of Adult Fans

Young Adult Books Attract Growing Numbers of Adult Fans (via PR Newswire) NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — More than half the consumers of books classified for young adults aren’t all that young. Fully 55% of buyers of works that publishers designate for kids aged 12 to 17 – nicknamed YA books — are 18 or older, with the largest segment aged 30 to… Bowker Market Research, YA books, book consumer, adult, Hunger Games, publishers, adult consumers, Digital … Read entire article »

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EBook vs PrintBook : Revenues Double in 2011, Top $2 Billion

EBook vs PrintBook : Revenues Double in 2011, Top $2 Billion

EBook vs PrintBook : Revenues Double in 2011, Top $2 Billion According to the BookStats report  released this month, ebook revenues across trade publishing topped $2 billion in 2011, more than doubling from $869 million in 2010. Whereas in  2010, ebooks represented about 6% in 2010 of all trade publishing revenues, it jumped to 15% in 2011. This 15% ratio may seem low when compared with the 20% (and higher) ratio claimed by some publishers when discussing their fiscal … Read entire article »

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US self-published writers earn an average of $520 per year

US self-published writers earn an average of $520 per year

US self-published writers earn an average of $520 per year Two days ago, we published a post about  sales figures for export book sales revenue for US Publishers comparing 2010 to 2011. This, of course, covers only books, whether print or digital, published by traditional and a portion of Indie publishers, but does not tackle the amount of books sold by self-publishers. This is where a bit of math comes in handy. Let’s compare the figures of the … Read entire article »

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Publishing Statistics – eBook Sales’ Rise Benefits Print Book Sales

Publishing Statistics – eBook Sales’ Rise Benefits Print Book Sales

Publishing Statistics – eBook Sales’ Rise Benefits Print Book Sales   According to a report published by the American Association of Publishers , the exponential rise in ebook sales in the last few years did not harm print book sales, on the contrary. The print book sales are also on the increase, albeit considerably less than the ebook sales. The report covers the difference in ebook sales and print book sales figures between 2010 and 2011 deriving from US publishers … Read entire article »

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