Ad pages were up 1.4% in August.
The strongest category in ad revenue growth was banking, financial and insurance, up 34.3% over August 2004.
Year-to-date ad revenues in business publications were up 3.2% from the year-earlier period.
For the year, the strongest categories in ad revenue growth were banking, financial and insurance (up 19.8% through August) and travel, conventions and meetings (up 14.0%).
The BIN report is conducted for ABM by IMS/The Auditor and PERQ/HCI for health care data.