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Book promotions in lockdown

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 07/23/2020

Deborah Maclaren and LoveReading show art Deborah Maclaren and LoveReading

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Recommendation and bookselling platform LoveReading gives publishers a great chance to promote their titles and help raise money for books in schools. Co-owner and director Deborah Maclaren joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to tell us all about it.

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The story of Raspberry Books show art The story of Raspberry Books

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Sidonie Beresford-Browne joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to talk about the story of Raspberry Books, a children's books packager that is now starting to publish titles of its own too. Sidonie shares the ups and downs of Raspberry's journey so far, and some thoughts on independent publishing in general.  

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Accessibility in publishing show art Accessibility in publishing

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As publishers continue efforts to make their content available to all, this episode of the IPG Podcast discusses accessibility issues with Julie Willis of River Editorial, a division of Westchester Publishing Services UK. Julie offers some good advice for the benefits and practicalities of fully-accessibie content and discusses the implications of the European Accessibility Act for publishers.    TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to the IPG Podcast. I'm Tom Holman of the IPG. In this podcast we're talking about accessibility in publishing—an important subject of course. Awareness of the...

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Kogan Page, sustainability and offsetting show art Kogan Page, sustainability and offsetting

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As publishing works towards net-zero status, carbon offsetting has become a big talking point. In this episode of the IPG Podcast Martin Klopstock talks about Kogan Page's excellent work on sustainability and why and how it offsets emissions to reduce its environmental impacts.

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The story of Moonflower Books show art The story of Moonflower Books

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Christi Daugherty and Jack Jewers of Moonflower Books - winner of the Nick Robinson Newcomer Award at the 2023 Independent Publishing Awards - join the podcast to share their story. They talk about Moonflower's rapid success and the factors behind it, with inspiration for every new publisher to take away.  

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Book festivals for publishers show art Book festivals for publishers

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Katie Read, founder of books PR agency READ Media, joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to talk about book festivals and their value to publishers. She's got good advice for getting involved with events and making the most of them in sales and promotional terms.

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The 2023 London Book Fair show art The 2023 London Book Fair

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The London Book Fair director Gareth Rapley joins the IPG Podcast to tell us about the 2023 edition of the event from 18 to 20 April. He chats about some of the highlights of the Book Fair and shares some good advice for making the most of your time there.

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Working in Publishing: Chelsea Graham, audio assistant show art Working in Publishing: Chelsea Graham, audio assistant

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In this episode of our Working in Publishing series we're joined by Bloomsbury's audio assistant and Publishing Post founder Chelsea Graham. She has some great insights into working life in the exciting area of audio, and explains how the Publishing Post can help aspiring publishers. 

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Working in Publishing: Marina Stavropoulou, senior audio editor show art Working in Publishing: Marina Stavropoulou, senior audio editor

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Bonnier senior audio editor Marina Stavropoulou takes us inside working life in audiobook publishing in this episode of the IPG Podcast. She tells us how she got into the industry and the work that goes into producing audiobooks, and shares some great tips for aspiring publishers. 

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Class Publishing, change and the IPG show art Class Publishing, change and the IPG

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Class Publishing's chief executive Lorna Downing joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to discuss the evolution and achievements of the business over more than 30 years. As the IPG turns 60, she also talks about what it means to belong to a community of independent publishers.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast welcomes Wade Lucas of BookBub to discuss the most effective ways to promote books, especially during the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. As well as discussing trends in consumer behaviour for publishers to follow, Wade shares ideas for improving publishers' engagement with readers and increasing the visibility of content online.