This episode of the IPG Podcast focuses on the crucial subject of metadata in publishing. Our guest is Margaret Harrison of Ingram Content Group, the gold sponsor of the IPG's Spring Conference on 2 and 3 June, who shares some excellent advice for sharpening up the use of metadata to promote and sell books. IPG members can get more support via a free copy of Ingram’s Metadata Essentials, available here.
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First aired: March 2020. Duration: 15 minutes.
In a special episode of the IPG Podcast, IPG board member and experienced publisher Oliver Gadsby discusses how to lead a business and team through difficult periods. In conversation with IPG President Jonathan Harris, he shares advice for nimbly responding to challenges, managing change, finding support and keeping staff well and motivated.
First aired: March 2020. Duration: 19 minutes.
In this episode of the IPG Podcast we talk bookselling with Meryl Halls, managing director of the Booksellers Association. Meryl discusses the strengths and challenges for bookshops in 2020 and how independent publishers and booksellers can work better together.
First aired: March 2020. Duration: 10 minutes.
This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses printing in publishing with Vicky Ellis of Clays, the long established British printer. Vicky provides advice for successful printing strategies for smaller publishers in particular, and shares some thoughts on independent publishing in the UK at the moment.
First aired: February 2020. Duration: 12 minutes.