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The IPG at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 10/19/2018

Rights and the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair show art Rights and the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair

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With the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair approaching, this episode of the IPG Podcast discusses multi-media rights and how the event can support visiting publishers. Jenny Kuehne, director of rights and licensing solutions, joins us to chat about opportunities to sell film, TV and audio rights, share new rights-related activities at this year's Book Fair and offer a few tips for making the most of a visit.

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The story of the Owens Publishing Company show art The story of the Owens Publishing Company

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Dawn Owens is the founder of the Owens Publishing Company, a US hybrid-style publisher and very likely the IPG's first member based in Texas! She joins the IPG Podcast to tell us about her journey into independent publishing and the rewards it brings. 

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The story of Black Bee Books show art The story of Black Bee Books

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Seonaid Francis joins the Podcast to tell us the story of west Wales based publisher Black Bee Books. She remembers what it was like to launch a business during Covid lockdowns, discusses Black Bee's journey and ambitions, and talks about the special role of independent publishers in supporting under-represented voices.

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Lela Burbridge and the power of books show art Lela Burbridge and the power of books

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Writer, publisher and charity leader Lela Burbridge joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to tell us her inspiring life story and journey into the world of books. She also tells us about her charitable work in Uganda and the power of books and reading to change lives.

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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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More than 20 IPG members joined us on our two collective stands at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair in mid-October. In this podcast we talk to several of them about their experience at the Fair, the value of their time there and what they like and dislike the most about the event.