The BNC Blog

Tuesday
Mar242015

The new reader

It seems more and more people are all ears when it comes to digital audiobooks, but why? And how are they combining this format with other ways to consume book content?

We investigate this and other key questions in our latest study, Listen Up: Audiobook Use in Canada.

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Monday
Mar232015

The Canada Reads effect

We investigate how Canada’s favourite book competition/reality show affects book sales for its contending titles, year after year. 

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Monday
Mar232015

ebookcraft 2015: Everything old is new again

Jackie Fry, BNC Director of Product Development, reflects on the evolution (or lack thereof) of ebook standards over the last decade and a half, and how progress is being made at conferences like ebookcraft.

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Tuesday
Mar172015

Tech Forum and ebookcraft wrap-up

Another Tech Forum and ebookcraft are behind us, and the hundreds of book industry professionals who attended came out like bandits (you know, the honourable, knowledge-sharing kind).

So let’s take a look at what happened, and share some links to presentation slides, tweets, and photos.

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Monday
Mar162015

Infographic: The Canadian Book Market 2014

The 2014 edition of The Canadian Book Market is out now, and we’ve got a few highlights in infographic form that show the breadth, depth, and overall vigor of the Canadian print trade market.

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Thursday
Mar052015

Bestselling female authors

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8) BookNet-style by highlighting the bestselling female authors of the past year.

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