[ModLib] Results of the Book | DJ Poll

Clare Imholtz muldoone99 at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 5 14:06:53 EDT 2007


Well, Scot, I don't collect ML reading copies or djs;
I just collect bits of information about them. That's
why I didn't answer (but I'm not sure if if absolves
me or damns me!).

clare


--- Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com> wrote:

> folks,
> 
> As usual, dealing with ML collectors is as complex
> as dealing with ML  
> books.
> 
> I recently took a poll, asking folks their
> collecting emphasis - book  
> or DJ.
> 
> 50 of about 130 mailing list members responded. 
> (Why the heck the  
> other 80 or so people couldn't be bothered to spend
> 10 seconds  
> responding is beyond me.) Of the 47, the breakdown
> is:
> 
> Book paramount:   13
> DJ paramount: 34
> Equally important: 3
> 
> I was surprised at these results. I had expected the
> percentage of DJ  
> concentrators to far outweigh the book
> concentrators, but there you  
> are -- of those expressing a preference, 27% are
> book people. So  
> while the total sample is indeed small, I find the
> this all interesting.
> 
> We would have had a better idea if the rest of the
> subscribers had  
> responded. Pretty damn annoying. I wonder how many
> of those non- 
> responders are non-ModernLib members who eagerly use
> the free info  
> both there and on this list.
> 
> 
> Scot Kamins
> ....................
> And we say good-bye to you also,
> For you seem never to have discovered
> That your relationship is wholly parasitic;
> Yet to our feasts you bring neither
> Wit, nor good spirits, nor the pleasing attitudes
> Of discipleship.
>                       (from Amities, Ezra Pound)
> 
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