Survey Finds Age a Factor in How Readers Discover Books

The Book Discovery Survey 2020 found that age may impact what sources readers use to discover books to read. The survey asked 490 anonymous readers in the United States to indicate their use of book discovery sources such as friends and family, Amazon search, libraries, bookstores, and social media. Participants were asked to indicate whether […]

Survey Finds Friends and Family to be Key Influence for Readers’ Book Discovery

The Book Discovery Survey 2020 found that friends and family are very influential in how readers discover books to read. The survey asked 490 readers in the United States to indicate their use of book discovery sources. Of the choices, 41.02% of participants said they use friends and family often, and 86.73% said they use […]

Heidi Thorne Publishes Audio Book on Self Publishing

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published an audio book on the business of self publishing titled, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, which is now available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes Audio Books. The title is also available in print and Kindle eBook on Amazon. “I’ve been so annoyed with the […]

Self Publishing Survey Seeks to Uncover Motivations, Achievements of Self Published Authors in 2018

The Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2018 has launched. The purpose of the survey is to determine what motivates self published authors and what they have achieved both financially and personally. The research is being conducted by Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, of Thorne Communications LLC. The first Thorne Self Publishing Survey was done in 2016, and […]