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Best U.S. Covers of 2011 (According to Magnet)

Posted by Scott On January - 10 - 2012

Finally, a list of best covers from 2011 that are based on sales, not on “art with logo.” Well, this one actually is “art with logo.”

Magnet, the U.S.-based data clearing house, just released its picks for the best U.S. covers of 2011, along with the data to back up their choices.

Over the next few days I’ll share with you each of their choices…which are hard to argue with when you see the results.  And hey, they also happen to be viusal treats as well. 

For example, according to Magnet:  ” TIME (10090) – Issue 2011-43 – Steve Jobs cover was one of the top selling titles covering the death of Steve Jobs and sold 165,000 copies, resulting in an index of 137.2% greater than the previous 12 issue average.”

Now that is newsworthy!

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About Me

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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