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Independent Articles
Deb Vanasse, February 2017
Organizational Value »

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2017 by Deb Vanasse, Staff Reporter, IBPA Independent If you’re aiming to start a business, publishing has great appeal. With a manuscript and access to print-on-demand and e-publishing technologies, you have a product and, in theory, access to a large market. Capital investments are minimal, and there’s the tantalizing prospect of a breakout book …

Fauzia Burke, January 2017
Banding Together for Success »

PUBLISHED JANUARY 2017 by Fauzia Burke, Founder & President, FSB Associates Just over two years ago, I made the decision to jump to the other side of the publishing table. For the last 20-plus years, I have been helping authors and publishers get their books noticed—first, working in the marketing and publicity departments at Wiley …

Elizabeth Turnbull, December 2016
Print on Demand or Offset? Let Your Presales Answer »

PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016 by Elizabeth Turnbull, Senior Editor/Partner, Light Messages Publishing — Nearly all independent publishers today must wrestle with the question that plagues the production of every title: print on demand (POD) or offset printing? With a few exceptions, such as board books, gift books, or high-end coffee table books, nearly every title produced …

Deb Vanasse, December 2016
Print Production: An Array of Options »

PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016 by Deb Vanasse, IBPA Independent staff reporter The flexible nature of independent publishing allows you to select the processes and printers that match your needs. To paraphrase Mark Twain’s famous quip, rumors of the death of print have been greatly exaggerated. As technological advances improve the quality and cost of production, print …

Deb Vanasse, November 2016
Meeting Mashup »

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2016 by Deb Vanasse, IBPA Independent staff reporter IBPA INDEPENDENT staff reporter Deb Vanasse reached out to the IBPA membership to hear their thoughts on conventions and meetings. We received many great responses, some of which can be found here. Thank you to everyone who responded to our query. “It’s important that I …

John Ingram, November 2016
Making Transformation Happen … For All of Us »

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2016 by John Ingram, Chairman, Ingram Content Group Editor’s Note: John Ingram, chairman of Ingram Content Group and the company he’s led over the past 20-plus years, was recently honored by Book Industry Study Group (BISG) with its award of excellence. Below is his acceptance speech, reprinted here with permission. “It’s an honor to …

Leveraging SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Google to Sell More Books »

A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on Feb. 28, 2017. Please check back for details. Google. It’s a black box, and no one really knows what goes on in there. However, there are a few things you can do to optimize your page so that you can rank higher …

Publicist of the Year Stages Another PSA Campaign for Authors to Check Their Books in October Coinciding With the First Annual Indie Author Day »

(Press Release) This press release originally appeared on PRWeb.com. If you would like to learn more about online book piracy, check out IBPA’s upcoming webinar with Rhonda Rees: Online Book Piracy – What You Need To Know. IBPA members can save $20 using a special code. (AGOURA HILLS, CA) Rhonda Rees, Publicist of the Year, …

Online Book Piracy – What You Need To Know »

IBPA MEMBERS CAN SAVE $20 BY USING A SPECIAL COUPON CODE. PLEASE E-MAIL MIMI LE FOR THE SPECIAL CODE. About the Program: (KNBC-TV Channel 4 News interview with investigative reporter Randy Mac and Rhonda Rees) According to the Association of American Publishers, the publishing industry as a whole has lost $80 to $100 million dollars …

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? …

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