Bowker insights into self publishing 2013

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Bowker insights into self publishing 2013

  1. 1. Presentation Template Slides: Insights into Self-Publishing Insert your presentation title/subtitle here; adjust size of text box to fit. (Title Arial Bold 18 pt. black; subtitle Arial Regular 12 pt. black) Patricia.Payton@Bowker.com @Metadata24X7
  2. 2. Insert Image Here About Us
  3. 3. Bowker is Your Partner in Discovery! 140+ years serving the global book publishing community Book Publishers Authors Libraries Book Sellers Book Consumers/Lovers 3
  4. 4. Power of Discovery 4
  5. 5. Empowering Libraries Syndetics Solutions ® LibraryThing™ for Libraries Books In Print ® 5
  6. 6. Empowering Purchase 6
  7. 7. ProQuest supports the Research Process 7
  8. 8. Insert Image Here Self Publishing Statistics
  9. 9. Self Publishing Production USA Book Production 2012 up by 59% Digital - Authors and Micro Publishers Digital - Self Publishing Providers Print - Authors and Micro Publishers Print - Self Publishing Providers 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  10. 10. Digital Growth Over Time 2007 2012 Digital 11% Digital 40% Print 60% Print 89%
  11. 11. Market Segment Leaders Ebooks 1. Smashwords 2. Author Solutions 3. Lulu Enterprises Inc. 4. Bookbaby 5. Blurb Print 1. CreateSpace 2. Author Solutions 3. Lulu Enterprises Inc. 4. PublishAmerica 5. Independent Publisher
  12. 12. Market Segment Leaders 100.00% 90.00% 80.00% 70.00% 60.00% Authors and Micro Publishers 50.00% Self Publishing Providers 40.00% 30.00% 20.00% 10.00% 0.00% 2007 2012
  13. 13. Insert Image Here Self Publishing Survey
  14. 14. What Formats Do You Intend To Publish In? 50% 45% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% print ebook audiobook website app
  15. 15. Top Subject Areas 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. General Fiction Spiritual & Inspirational Childrens Biographies & Memoirs Sci-Fi & Fantasy 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. History Romance Christian & Religious Bks Education & Reference Mystery & Espionage
  16. 16. Self Publishing Persona Publishing Assistance • Self publishing service provider • Blogs or websites • No traditional industry resources Use social media • Facebook • Linkedin Obstacles • Understanding where to start with marketing • Finding traditional publisher
  17. 17. Insert Image Here Authors and Bowker
  18. 18. www.MyIdentifiers.com 18
  19. 19. www.Bookwire.com 19
  20. 20. www.SelfPublishedAuthor.com 20
  21. 21. Insert Image Here Patricia.Payton@Bowker.com @Metadata24X7

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