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Crowdfunding in publishing

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 08/23/2019

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Clays' Belle Hinchin and Leyla Yusuf-Strang join this episode of the IPG Podcast to talk about printing and ways publishers can make their books stand out from the crowd. They also explain how printers like Clays can help with distribution and other aspects of the publishing process.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses opportunities for UK publishers in the Middle East with Ingram Content Group's David Taylor. David shares advice for reaching markets across the Arab World and North Africa, and explains what Ingram is doing to improve access to them.

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast, Nathan Hull of Beat discusses the fast-growing audiobook subscription market. He explains how publishers can make the most of opportunities in the space, and looks at important changes in the ways audio content is consumed and created.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses the role of software in managing publishing workflows. Rod Elder of Virtusales explains its benefits and how to integrate new systems into a business.

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Barefoot Books' co-founder Nancy Traversy joins us on this edition of the IPG Podcast to discuss diversity in publishing. Nancy talks to us about Barefoot's story so far, its achievements in championing cultural diversity and what publishing can do to make itself more inclusive and representative.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses the urgent issue of diversity with former publisher, agent and Diversity in Publishing Network co-founder Elise Dillsworth. Elise discusses progress on diversity and what more needs to be done, as well as the achievements of her fellow DIPNet founder Alison Morrison.

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With crowdfunding an increasingly popular model for publishing books, this episode of the IPG Podcast takes a look at one example of it with the help of Robert Ashton, an IPG member with experience in both writing and publishing. Robert explains the background to his latest project and offers advice for crowdfunding and other types of collaborative publishing.