I stumbled across a few Goodreads infographics that illustrates how people add books on Goodreads and where they found out about the book.
The two most popular ways that people add books on Goodreads is a tie between adding them manually and being recommended books when they sign up for a Goodreads account.
Check it out:
Goodreads also found that book recommendations by real friends and Goodreads friends dominated how people heard about books. That’s amazing! So all the book advertising is a factor – but not as big of a factor a personal recommendation.
What about blogs though? I don’t think that fell into any of the channels they listed in the above chart.
What about you? What is the main place you discover new books?