A Slideshare Presentation: Today's Book Consumer

Here is a fascinating study about today’s book-buying habits. For fiction – mystery and detective novels comprise the greatest percentage of book purchases, and the internet is gaining as a place where people buy books exclusively, especially for older readers:

On a completely unrelated note, the Self-Publishing Review is now the fifth listing in Google for the term self-publishing, above Xlibris and below Lulu.  In my other life, I’m an SEO writer so I pay attention to these things and Google just did a massive change to their algorithm, with an increased emphasis on a site’s “brand.”   I just think that is fairly awesome so I wanted to drop a note.