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Florrie Binford Kichler, February 2012
President’s Post: IBPA FAQ — Part 1 »

PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA IBPA FAQ, Part 1 What’s the difference between a wholesaler and a distributor? How do I convert my traditional book to an e-book? How do I keep people from copying my e-book without permission? Crucial questions for those of you new to publishing—and just a few of …

Florrie Binford Kichler, June 2009
President’s Report: Of Penguins, Publishers, and Change »

      PRESIDENT’S REPORT by Florrie Binford Kichler Of Penguins, Publishers, and Change After 35 months of doing my best to be relevant, reasonably entertaining, and somewhat educational in these columns, it’s time for the big finish—the final column that will sum up the sometimes chaotic, always rewarding, and constantly challenging experience of leading …

Florrie Binford Kichler, December 2005
East Meets Midwest: A Publisher’s China Journal »

With a population of 1 billion, a literacy rate of 84 percent, and a publishing industry that is exploding, China has been touted on one hand as the final frontier for American book publishers, and on the other hand as the piracy capital of the universe. Where does the truth lie, and could there be …

Florrie Binford Kichler, July 1999
PMA Unveils New Dispute-Resolution Program »

Beginning August 1, 1999, PMA will offer a new Dispute Resolution Program with the help of a member publisher. This member is a trained arbitrator and wants to “give something back” to the organization that helped him in his company’s formative years. The program is designed to assist PMA members who are in trade disputes …

Florrie Binford Kichler, October 1998
Publisher’s Liability Insurance »

Not sure why you should consider buying publisher’s liability insurance?Read these claim examples. A reporter disputed statements published in a book regarding his involvement with a terrorist group. The reporter filed suit for libel against the publisher. Defense costs of $322,000 incurred. Insurance needed: Publisher’s liability which provides coverage for libel. The owner of a …

Florrie Binford Kichler, January 1995
President’s Post: First and Goal »

PUBLISHED JANUARY 1995 by Florrie Binford Kichler, IBPA Board President First and Goal In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are. —Arnold Glasgow Colts 10, Kansas City 10. Two minutes left to play. Colts have the football. First down, 10 yards to go. The Colts quarterback takes …

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