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BIC and the publishing supply chain

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 05/19/2020

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This episode of the IPG Podcast explains ways for publishers to improve the management and trading of rights with Kat Coveyduck of publishing software provider Virtusales. Kat also discusses the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on the rights sector.

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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.

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As discussions about sustainability in publishing continue, Tommi Grover of Multilingual Matters joins the IPG Podcast to talk about steps his business has taken to improve its practice. He discusses the environmental impacts of print, production, travel and more, and suggests what publishers can do individually and collectively to address this urgent issue.

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In this episode of the IPG Podcast we discuss the management of rights information with Marilyn Cresswell of publishing software provider Bradbury Phillips. Marilyn shares advice for the efficient collection, storage and communication of contracts and rights, and considers the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the trading of rights.

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Nielsen Book and commerce during coronavirus show art Nielsen Book and commerce during coronavirus

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This episode of the IPG Podcast welcomes Liz McNaughton of Nielsen Book to discuss the publishing supply chain and commerce during the Covid-19 emergency. Liz discusses how publishers have been affected by lockdown, and explains what Nielsen Book can do to help.

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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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Pre-press and Westchester Publishing Services show art Pre-press and Westchester Publishing Services

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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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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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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.