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Crowdfunding in publishing

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 08/23/2019

Working in Publishing: Editorial Director, Fiona Robertson show art Working in Publishing: Editorial Director, Fiona Robertson

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Watkins publisher Fiona Robertson shares some good advice for people wanting to work in editorial jobs in publishing in this episode of the IPG Podcast. She also tells us about her own journey through publishing, her day-to-day work and what she likes most about her job.

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Working in Publishing: Editor and Translator, Emily Boyce show art Working in Publishing: Editor and Translator, Emily Boyce

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This episode of the IPG Podcast looks at careers in publishing with Emily Boyce, editor and translator at IPG member Gallic Books. Emily tells us about her unique role juggling translating and editing, her journey into publishing and the ups and occasional downs of working in publishing, and shares some good advice for people wanting to get into the industry.

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Althea Brown of the University of West Indies Press gives us a glimpse of working life in publishing in the Caribbean in this episode of the IPG Podcast. She tells us about her route into publishing, her day-to-day editorial work, and opportunities for building a career in the industry.

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we discuss careers with Bridget Harley, publishing assistant at the National Gallery. Bridget talks about her route into the industry and her work at the Gallery, and shares a few tips for others hoping to work in publishing.

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Michael Gordon-Smith of the Australian Publishers Association is our guest on this episode of the IPG Podcast. Michael chats with us about the shape of Australian publishing in 2021, the impact of the pandemic and the fortunes of independents in particular, and discusses ways that UK and Australian publishers can stay in touch and work together.

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This episode of the IPG Podcast welcomes Ruth Bradstreet of Edelweiss+, a popular online platform for sharing books between publishers, booksellers, libraries and others. Ruth discusses how Covid-19 has changed the way we all find, read and sell books, as well as ways it has altered the way we connect with one another in our industry.

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Zebralution's Carla Herbertson joins this episode of the IPG Podcast to discuss the fast-growing streaming market for audiobooks. She shares advice for publishers seeking to get their content found and heard on platforms like Spotify, and explains what Zebralution can do to help.

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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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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.