American Booksellers Association (ABA) membership in 2008: 1,410 American Booksellers Association membership in 2015: 1,712 American Booksellers Association membership in 2016: 1,775 For ABA bookstores reporting to Nielsen, unit sales increase in 2016 so far: 5% Increase of all US print sales according to Nielsen in 2016 so far: 6.4% Total 2015 UK digital advertising … Read more
Links of interest May 18, 2016.
At a BEA panel on authorship, Joe Konrath and Scott Turow commented on reaching one’s audience.
Authors or publishers interested in video might turn their attention to Amazon, which has launched a YouTube-like service.
A discussion, helmed by Authors Guild executive director Mary Rasenberger, on author contracts.
Independent authors struggle for a meaningful presence at the 2016 BEA.
Discussion of BEA’s 2016 move from New York City to Chicago.
Just yesterday, Goodreads announced the beta launch of a new ebook discount deals program, Goodreads Deals.