According to the latest report from ProQuest affiliate Bowker, self-publishing grew at a rate of more than 28 percent in 2017, up from an 8 percent increase during the prior year.
A new analysis of U.S. ISBN data by ProQuest™ affiliate Bowker™ reveals that the number of self-published titles in 2013 increased to more than 458,564, up 17 percent over 2012 and 437 percent over 2008.
Blurb, the popular platform for creating and publishing beautiful books, is sponsoring indie book review ezine Shelf Unbound’s Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book.
Production of print books by traditional publishers slowed in the United States in 2013, declining from 309,957 titles in 2012 to a projected 304,912 titles in 2013, according to Bowker®, the global leader in bibliographic information.
Publishers are increasingly concerned with quality as they move towards digital productions, according to a new survey on trends in the digital publishing industry.
Book review magazine Shelf Unbound is accepting entries for its third annual competition to crown the best from independent presses – including self-published authors and publishers producing five or fewer titles per year.
A new analysis of Bowker® Books In Print shows that a full 33 percent of its contributors have the ISO-certified International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) connected with their names and in use in the database.