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Number of Self-Published Titles Jumped 40% in 2018

The number of books self-published in the U.S.in 2018 jumped 40% over 2017, according to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market. More than 1.6 million books were self-published last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Institutional Library Spending Up Slightly in North America; Europe Declines

The annual survey, conducted by the Publishers Communication Group (PCG) found that a sputtering global economy is still affecting library budgets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IEEE: 2016 will be the year of the drone, but there's bad news for MP3 players, digital cameras, and wearables

43 percent of UK consumers expect drones to be the most influential technology in 2016, according to IEEE’s annual survey, with smart phones (38 percent) and 3D printing (31 percent) close behind. The online survey, conducted in November 2015, questioned over two thousand adults to find out what... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The big question: are books getting longer?

A new survey of bestsellers and critics’ picks has concluded that the average book is now 25% bigger than 15 years ago. But not everyone reads things this wayBooks are steadily increasing in size, according to a survey that has found the average number of pages has grown by 25% over the last 15... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Buy Books, Men Review Them

VIDA's annual survey of literary publications found that book reviewing and literary coverage is still dominated by men. The post Women Buy Books, Men Review Them appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's socioeconomic status 'affects digital reading preference'

Print books are more popular with three to five-year-olds than reading on devices, but children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds spend more time reading on devices than their wealthier peers, according to a new report from the National Reading Trust (NLT) and Pearson. For the report... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey

In Smashwords' annual survey, CEO Mark Coker says that indie ebooks selling for $2.99-$3.99 earn as much for their authors as conventionally published ebooks selling for $7.99 or more, but generate "triple the readership." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some good news for the book business

BookStats, an annual survey that tracks the American publishing industry, finds that, contrary to doomsday predictions, bookstores and paper-and-ink books are still in demand. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is launching its annual survey of how independent bookshops have fared with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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