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Florrie Binford Kichler, March 2012
President’s Post:
If You’re Going to San Francisco: An Unofficial Guide to Publishing University »

You’ve made the best decision of your publishing career and registered for IBPA Publishing University. Your travel plans are set; hotel reservations are made, and the suitcase is out of the closet, ready for packing. You’ve committed the IBPA Publishing University schedule to memory and know exactly which sessions you plan to attend. Now all …

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, January 2012
President’s Post: Growing You »

PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA Growing You “Ten Ways to Grow Your Business” “How to Grow Sales in a Down Economy” “Six Ways to Influence Customers and Grow Sales” The foregoing are three results from the 179,000,000 that appear in response to a Google search on “grow sales.” A search on “grow …

Florrie Binford Kichler, December 2011
President’s Post: What’s a Publisher? »

The Oxford English Dictionary defines publisher as “a person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music or other works for sale.” In an era when e-frenzy reigns, content is king, and the speed of change is outstripping the speed of light, what does the term publisher actually mean? And how has the role …

Florrie Binford Kichler, November 2011
A New Look and a New Location: Continuity Meets Change »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA A New Look and a New Location: Continuity Meets Change To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.—Winston Churchill If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Leave well enough alone. Prime Minister Churchill would have recoiled in horror at either …

Florrie Binford Kichler, October 2011
PRESIDENT’S POST:IBPA Ask the Experts Online: Now Open for Members »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA IBPA Ask the Experts Online: Now Open for Members  “. . . an outstanding opportunity.” “The things I learned from the experts will sustain me for the next couple of years (and next couple of books).” “Being able to speak to experienced, knowledgeable, and …

Florrie Binford Kichler, September 2011
PRESIDENT’S POST IBPA Business Plan 2011–2012: Where We’re Headed »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA IBPA Business Plan 2011–2012: Where We’re Headed Prediction is difficult, especially about the future.—Yogi Berra “Will this (program, service, educational event, benefit) support IBPA members’ efforts to run their businesses efficiently and effectively?” That’s the litmus test that drives IBPA’s business planning process each …

Florrie Binford Kichler, August 2011
PRESIDENT’S POST IBPA Publishing University 2011 Wrap-Up »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA IBPA Publishing University 2011 Wrap-Up Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. —William Arthur Ward It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a community to raise a publisher. And nowhere was …

Florrie Binford Kichler, July 2011
PRESIDENT’S POST – Help for Libraries: Overdue, but Not Too Late »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA Help for Libraries: Overdue, but Not Too Late Your library is your paradise.—Erasmus After 30 years on the line, Dan was let go by the factory. In a technology-driven economy, he had no computer skills, no job prospects, and no money for training. They …

Florrie Binford Kichler, June 2011
PRESIDENT’S POST – A Modest Proposal for Taming the Mainstay of Modern Technology Known As Email »

      PRESIDENT’S POST by Florrie Binford Kichler PRESIDENT, IBPA Unsung Heroes: Farewell and Hail to Board Members Who’s your hero? When asked that question, many people respond with the name of somebody famous like Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, or Amelia Earhart. Certainly no one can deny that they, along with numerous others who fill …

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