Found 331 articles containing "POD"

Independent Articles
Lynn Rosen, September 2016
Independent Counsel »

PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 2016 by Lynn Rosen, IBPA Independent consulting editor Three legal mavens give us a perspective on the important issues independent book publishers should be aware of. Jonathan Kirsch Founder and principal, Law Offices of Jonathan Kirsch, APC What are some of the important legal issues at play in the book publishing industry today? …

Lynn Rosen, August 2016
Blazing Trails »

PUBLISHED AUGUST 2016 by Lynn Rosen, IBPA Independent contributing editor IBPA Independent’s consulting editor, Lynn Rosen, asked nine people in the publishing world about the ideas exciting them and the innovations they’ve been able to put into action. See their responses below. Brian O’Leary Principal, Magellan Media Consulting What is the most innovative thing happening …

Nina Amir, August 2016
Virtual Book Tour Essentials »

PUBLISHED AUGUST 2016 by Nina Amir, author The days of book tours are over. It’s becoming less and less common for publishers to spend time and money sending an author from city to city to do signings or to encourage shoppers in physical books stores to purchase a new release. Today, book tours, like everything …

Deb Vanasse, August 2016
Better Together »

Innovation rarely happens in isolation. Publishers who aim to discover new and better ways of doing business find success when they join forces to forge new realities from shared visions.

Lynn Rosen, June 2016
Highlights from BookExpo America 2016 »

Chicago: what a wonderful city! We love the architecture, the public art, the integration of the lakefront into city life, the food … and so much more, including the city’s support of the local publishing community. It was a pleasure to have BookExpo America visit the Windy City once more. As always, walking into the …

Katherine Pickett, June 2016
A Retrospective Look at the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ »

PUBLISHED JUNE 2016 by Katherine Pickett, Owner, POP Editorial Services Over the past decade, the publishing industry has become glutted with book awards for indie publishers. Authors and publishers are invited to compete in contests that range from the Pulitzer to the Pushcart Prizes. Yet the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™, begun in 1985, continue to …

Kimberly A. Edwards, June 2016
Finding Fans: Practical and Targeted Promotion »

PUBLISHED JUNE 2016 by Kimberly A. Edwards, Freelance Writer — Promotion is all about results, and publishers are always searching for innovative ideas that reverberate in the market. Here, four top publishing marketing experts offer some number-driven strategies. Create Super Fans Penny Sansevieri of Author Marketing Experts (amarketingexpert.com), suggests building super fans. “A super fan …

Ian Lamont, June 2016
Board Member’s Memo: How to Go Lean to Improve Output »

PUBLISHED JUNE 2016 by Ian Lamont, Founder, i30 Media – What do Stephen King, Arianna Huffington, Scott Adams, and Tim Ferriss have in common? All of them have used lean methods in the course of writing books or building their publishing businesses. You may have heard of the lean startup framework used by high-tech companies …

Lynn Rosen, April 2016
IBPA Roundtable: Working with Distributors »

PUBLISHED APRIL 2016 by Lynn Rosen, IBPA Independent contributing editor In this edition of IBPA’s monthly Roundtable, distributors discuss barriers to shelf space, selling e-books, and the perks and challenges of going the distributor route for indie publishers. Enjoy! Cardinal Publishers Group What are some of the biggest challenges facing indie publishers today in terms …

Bryan Heathman, April 2016
The Upside of Audiobook Distribution »

PUBLISHED APRIL 2016 by Bryan Heathman, President, Made for Success Publishing Audiobook recording and distribution is a method for publishers to add incremental revenue to each book release. Audios have a quality of immediacy that just can’t be found on the printed page. The audiobook industry is now estimated at $1.47 billion, an increase of …

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