How Much Money Do Most Authors Make? And Other Provocative Industry Stats

Couldn't resist this little gem from the BigbadBookBlog:

Written by Justin Branch: Any statistician will tell you that 50 percent of statistics are incorrect. Of that, 20 percent are pulled from thin air. In the spirit of using random numbers to analyze a complex industry, I’ve compiled a list of important statistics from many different sources. With these little nuggets, you will be able to impress all your friends at the library, just do so quietly.

Here is one from the list: 8,000–11,000 new publishing companies are established each year. —

Sourced at Big Bad Book Blog

Posted on 01 Jun around 7pm