Attached article about Berret-Koeller, an interesting publisher, who actally likes authors.
Good business numbers on the publishing industry.
Getting on the Same Page“Zackheim is talking about an industry where $28.6 billion in 2004 revenues was split among 195,000 books. That’s just $146,667 per book. Factor in the cost of acquiring, editing, manufacturing, marketing, and shipping each title, and publishing begins to look like the inverse of Vegas: a place where the house usually loses.”