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Covers Sell

British Columbia Magazine

Posted by Scott On March - 25 - 2010

One of the more elegant yet newsstand savvy cover designs in their 50 year history, the Summer 2008 issue of British Columbia Magazine eschewed the usual nature shot, but instead produced a warm yet bold typographical cover.

Sell-through efficiency of 62.1% is the second-best ever achieved out of over 200 issues published. Only two issues have sold more units.

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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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