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Linda Carlson, August 2013
Spotlight: Peter Goodman, IBPA Board of Directors »

  Spotlight August 2013 by Linda Carlson   CLOSEUP: PETER GOODMAN Who’s who on the IBPA board? To introduce you to the people whose names you often see at IBPA events and in its publications, Spotlight continues its brief profiles of board members and officers. This month, we feature Peter Goodman, publisher at Berkeley, CA–based …

Linda Carlson, July 2013
Spotlight: Jonathan Kirsch, IBPA Legal Council »

July 2013 by Linda Carlson   Closeup: Jonathan Kirsch Who’s who at IBPA? To introduce you to the people behind the names you often see at IBPA events and in its publications, Spotlight continues its brief profiles. This month, IBPA general counsel Jonathan Kirsch tells us how he combines the practice of law with the …

Linda Carlson, July 2013
21st-Century Physical Book Distribution: Part 2 »

Linda Carlson writes for IBPA’s Independent magazine from Seattle, Washington. She can be reached at As Part 1 of this series pointed out in the May 2013 Independent, your decisions about how to get books from press to prospective readers can determine how, where, and even if your books sell. That article examined the three …

Vivian Owens, Steve Blank and Bob Dorf, Mike Oehler, Claudia Cerulli, Karen H. Thompson, Derek Koehl, Robert Christofle, Kristin Mitchell, Susan Alcorn, MaryAnn F. Kohl, Candice Courtney, June 2013
Books in Action, Part 2 »

An IBPA Roundtable June 2013 Books in Action, Part 2   As you might imagine, it’s exhilarating to get a stream of reports from IBPA members about what their books do for the people who read them and, through those people, for lots of others. Because each email tells a different story, I’m impressed again …

Steve Gillen, June 2013
E-books and Evolving Law »

Soon after the Supreme Court’s 6–3 decision this spring in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, a story in the New York Times gave voice to a widespread concern that personal and library lending of e-books might be legal even though many publishers oppose that. The case turned on a contest for priority between apparently conflicting provisions in …

Linda Carlson, May 2013
21st-Century Physical Book Distribution: Part 1 »

Linda Carlson writes for IBPA’s Independent magazine from Seattle, Washington. She can be reached at Book manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers—with vertical integration, digital format, and print-on-demand, the distinctions among those intermediaries blur. In today’s constantly changing publishing industry, it seems as if few companies are sticking to their traditional roles in the manufacturing and …

Lee Foster, May 2013
Illustrated Books: A Three-Element Experiment »

PUBLISHED MAY 2013 by Lee Foster, Author, An Author’s Perspective on Independent Publishing — As the publishing of illustrated titles continues to evolve, I have been asking some questions about my world of travel books: Should we continue to include photos in print-on-paper book products? Should we shift photos to e-book versions? Should we present …

Discoverability: Reach Readers and Sell More Books
(Post 1 of 4 in “Publishing University Delivers”) »

(BLOG POST) In publishing, the number of things that can come between the writer and the reader are becoming fewer—and less necessary. The old rules are going away. Discoverability is king. This is the first blog post in a series called “Publishing University Delivers”. By Marly Cornell, LightaLight Publications, an IBPA Publishing University scholarship recipient …

Linda Carlson, April 2013
The Language of Publishing: N,O,P »

Tempted to snicker when someone says PMS? Not quite sure why OCR, PPI, and POD are important? We’ve got the answers for you in this installment of the IBPA printing and publishing glossary. To read or reread the installments featuring A through M, check the Independent archives. If you believe we’ve missed—or misdefined—any important terms, …

To Market to Market… »

(Blog Post) By Terry Doherty, Reading Tub® Learn the logical starting places for identifying and selecting tools to incorporate social media into your marketing strategy. Marketing in a digital age is exhilarating and daunting at the same time. It is enticing to be able to reach your market with a couple of keystrokes … and …

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