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How to Use Blogging to Get into Publishing

How to Use Blogging to Get into Publishing How relevant is blogging to publishing? You’d be surprised. Blogging is not a hobby you should start specifically to enter publishing, but if you have one: mention it! Blogging is a growing … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Skills Relevant – The Galley Club

Last week I was delighted to open the talk season at the Galley Club. They invited me to share my experience about changing skillset in publishing. I focussed on production skills but really we could apply the tips and advice … Continue reading

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The Bookshop Band

Last night a few of us went along to Daunt Books in Marylebone to check out the highly praised duo The Bookshop Band. They were fabulous! Sipping white wine, sitting in a beautiful bookshop and listening to enchanting music inspired by … Continue reading

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‘Publishing for Kids: how to reach book buyers online’ at BookMachine

For those of you that missed last night’s BookMachine event, here are a few notes on what we picked up from the four excellent speakers on the subject of ‘Publishing for Kids: how to reach book buyers online’ Steve Bohme, … Continue reading

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IPG Autumn Conference 2015

This year’s IPG Autumn Conference took place on November 12th. Here are some of Kellie’s highlights. Nielsen first Independent publisher industry report The Conference unveiled some of the key findings from the first ever Independent Publishing Report.  As Nielsen’s Jo … Continue reading

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IPG DMQ – Selling direct to consumers

Last week I attended the IPG’s Digital and Marketing Quarterly (@ipghq #ipgdmq), hosted at the offices of Faber and Faber. The theme of the event was selling direct to consumers and there was a great range of talks from experts in … Continue reading

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ALPSP Conference 2015

It was my 3rd time at the annual ALPSP Conference (9-11 September) and as usual, it was a great opportunity to catch up with lots of people (both our candidates and clients) and hear the latest thoughts from scholarly publishers … Continue reading

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Emma Barnes: embrace the code

This is a guest from Emma Barnes. Emma is m.d. of Snowbooks, the independent publishing house she co-founded in 2003, and c.e.o. of the FutureBook-award-winning Bibliocloud system for publishing. As both a publisher and a coder, Emma has a unique … Continue reading

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The PPA Independent Publisher Conference & Awards

Our first event with the PPA was an excellent day – starting with a morning conference with two streams. Luckily there were three of us attending so we could cover all sessions. Susan and I went to the publishing strategy … Continue reading

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

As expected, the Frankfurt Book Fair was a whirlwind of meetings with our clients and candidates, attending seminars and conference sessions and fitting in as many drinks receptions as possible! Visitor numbers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair have been … Continue reading

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