Covers Sell

Covers Sell


Posted by Scott On November - 8 - 2011

This cover, from TIME magazine on September 14th, 2001 is both horrific and specatcular.  It captures the moment the world changed irrevocably.  Most everyone can remember precisely where they were and what they were doing as this picture was being snapped.

According to ABC statements, this issue sold 3,430,565 (three million, four hundred and thirty thousand, five hundred and sixty five copies).

The issue prior on September 4th, 2001, sold 154,820.   The issue from the prior year in the same time slot sold 128,455 copies.

The American Society of Magazine Editors ranked it #25 of the top 40 Covers of the last 40 years.

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Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.



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