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Results of Self-Publishing Survey Questions

by Ron Kurtus (updated 9 February 2022)

Note: For a while, I had survey questions on the various topics. Answers were tabulated and placed in a database. That feature has been temporarily put on hold. However, you can still see the results of the survey.

Do you have a good idea for a book? Yes: 38 (61%) No: 24 (38%) Total: 62
Can a self-published book be as good as from a big publisher? Yes: 40 (80%) No: 10 (20%) Total: 50
Would you like to run your own publishing business? Yes: 20 (64%) No: 11 (35%) Total: 31
Can a self-publisher make much money from book sales? Yes: 41 (70%) No: 17 (29%) Total: 58
Is publishing an e-book a worthwhile venture? Yes: 39 (78%) No: 11 (22%) Total: 50
Are you willing to promote your book? Yes: 25 (73%) No: 9 (26%) Total: 34

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