AddMe - Search Engine Optimization Book Printing Forum: June 2007

Friday, June 01, 2007

Book Numbers Go Way Up

R.R. Bowker issued their annual statistics on new books published: 291,920 for 2006. That's an increase of 120,000 over 20o5's figures.

The huge increase is the result of a new methodology Bowker used to calculate the figure.

Whether one believes the new figure or not, there is no doubt that many new books are published each year. This represents a great opportunity for book printers. It also reinforces the competitive challenge faced by any new author looking to break into the industry.

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