Bowker study shows print is NOT dead

May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Received this via email today:  Bowker released its annual report on U.S. print book publishing, compiled from its Books In Print® database.  Based on preliminary figures from U.S. publishers, Bowker is projecting that despite the popularity of e-books, traditional U.S. print title output in 2010 increased 5%.  Output of new titles and editions increased from […]

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Webinar Summary- Consumer Book Trends 2009 – Hosted by Bowker & AAP

December 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Attended the Bowker/AAP webinar on consumer book trends for 2009.  This focused on Q3 numbers in 2009 with a close look at 2 user groups -  18 – 29 year old males and 30 – 40 year old females.  My notes are below, pardon the typos, was typing fast and furious to catch the data. […]

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AAP/Bowker Webinar on Consumer Book Buying – Dec. 16th

December 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Wednesday, December 16th from 2 – 3 p.m. EST, AAP and Bowker will host a webinar on consumer book buying.  I attended a webinar back in October moderated and presented by Tina Jordan and Kelly Gallagher and it was really informative and well organized, both were excellent speakers.  The details of the webinar are below […]

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US Consumer Book Buying webinar, summary

October 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Bowker and AAP sponsored a webinar today on US Consumer Book Buying.  It was incredibly well organized and full of good data.  My notes and comments are included below. Speakers Tina Jordan (AAP)  moderator Kelly Gallagher (Bowker) speaker 2009 data, first 6 months, based on what consumer is buying/reading 2008 – e-commerce the dominant channel […]

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Webinar on Consumer Book Buying

September 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

From a Bowker Press Release – Bowker and AAP Will Host Webinar on Consumer Book Buying “The Big Picture” Will Highlight 2009 Consumer Demographics and Behavior NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ–(Marketwire – September 22, 2009) – Who is today’s book consumer, where are they shopping and how successful are we at reaching them will be the subject […]

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