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Royalty management and MetaComet

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 05/12/2020

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we're joined by Kathryn Munt and Sam Town of Sinjore Technologies to talk about outsourcing and offshoring in publishing. Kathryn and Sam discuss the process and benefits of outsourcing tasks like copyediting and XML, how to make the most of supplier relationships, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry.

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we discuss outsourcing with Tim Davies of pre-press and production specialist Westchester Publishing Services. Tim tells us about Westchester, the benefits of outsourcing and the long-term impact that the coronavirus lockdown might have on publishers' working patterns.

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HR in lockdown with Inspired Selection show art HR in lockdown with Inspired Selection

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The coronavirus lockdown has transformed many aspects of HR in publishing, and we're joined to discuss them by Abigail Barclay of Inspired Selection. Abigail talks about important issues including furloughing, communication and supporting the wellbeing of staff, and looks ahead to the time when publishers can start returning to the office.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses the role of publishing and project management systems. Our guest is Darren Ryan, founder of publishing services and technology firm Deanta, who tells us how systems can help every publisher and offers tips for making the most of them.

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Collective licensing, permissions, rights and PLS show art Collective licensing, permissions, rights and PLS

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Our guest on this episode is Amy Ellis of Publishers' Licensing Services. Amy explains how PLS can help publishers with various activities including collective licensing and the management of permissions and rights, and tells us how proper engagement can help to grow sales.

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Audio in lockdown with Zebralution show art Audio in lockdown with Zebralution

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As access of audio content continues to soar during the coronavirus lockdown, this episode of the IPG Podcast gets the latest take on the market from Carla Herbertson of digital distributor Zebralution. Carla shares some interesting consumer trends and some good ideas for publishers wanting to improve their audio sales and marketing.

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Cyber security and ThreatAware show art Cyber security and ThreatAware

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With cyber security in focus as more and more people work remotely, this episode of the IPG Podcast explains how publishers can protect their IT and data. Jon Abbott of ThreatAware is our guest, discussing some of the big security risks and the practical steps publishers can take to avoid them.

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we learn about the superb work of The Book Trade Charity. Its President Jonathan Nowell joins us to introduce its history and services, including its support of industry workers during the coronavirus crisis and its efforts to improve access to publishing as a place to work.

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BIC and the publishing supply chain show art BIC and the publishing supply chain

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The guest on this episode of the IPG Podcast is Karina Urquhart, executive director of Book Industry Communication (BIC). Karina introduces some of BIC's many services to publishers, including its product data and supply chain accreditation schemes and its work on metadata and sustainability in the industry.

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Freelancers in publishing show art Freelancers in publishing

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This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses the role and value of freelancers in publishing with Melody Dawes, founder and managing director of outsourcing specialist JustContent. Melody also explains how the pandemic lockdown crisis has affected freelancers, and shares some ideas for making the publisher-freelancer relationship work effectively.

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