The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll is open

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Preditors & Editors, the one-stop resource site “to provide writers with information and contacts for the purpose of seeking publication of their work,” has opened its annual Readers Poll of just about anything to do with writing, publishing, editing, reviewing, etc. etc. ad [...]

Teleread poll: Your chance to respond on Android 5.0 Lollipop issues

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

As many readers will be aware, my previous piece “Android latest: Lollipop does not suck” produced a fusillade of comment from those who had the opposite experience of the new Android 5.0 Lollipop iteration of the world’s favorite mobile OS. And although at the time of writing I [...]

Frankfurt Book Fair survey finds media sector in state of runny flux

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

A just-released survey of media industry opinion, conducted under the auspices of the Frankfurt Book Fair in the long lead-up to the European publishing industry’s number one event in October, finds the media sector caught on the cusp between past and future, and highly uncertain about which [...]

Survey: Do you give e-books as gifts? Why, or why not?

By Joanna Cabot
June 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

Time for a TeleRead survey: Have you ever given an e-book as a gift? This past weekend, I was ay my dad’s for Father’s Day. He just moved, and I was treated to a tour of the new place—replete with groaning bookshelves in every room! As my stepmother pointed out a piled-high shelf—in [...]

For Valentine's Day, an erotica e-reading survey

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s Valentine’s Day, and what better day to talk about e-books and romance? Or to be more specific, e-books and erotica. E-books have been very good for the erotica genre. Even the Wall Street Journal thinks so. Why? Because women can now read books they’d otherwise be ashamed to be seen [...]

iPad owners buying fewer printed works

By Chris Meadows
January 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

PaidContent has a brief report on IDG Connect statistics suggesting that iPad owners are buying less physical media. The survey shows that 72% of worldwide professionals polled are buying fewer newspapers, 70% are buying fewer books, and 49% are buying fewer DVDs since owning an iPad. The biggest [...]

Author Stephen Hunt polls 836 readers on e-book habits

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Author Stephen Hunt, webmaster of science-fiction website, has conducted a survey of 836 of his readers to find out how many of them are using e-books, and how they’re using e-books. Although the sample is small compared to the overall number of readers out there, and presumably [...]

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