Latest IPG Podcasts


Printing strategies


This episode of the IPG Podcast discusses how to get the best value and quality for your book printing with Andy Rogers of print management company Xpedient Book Print. Andy also talks about the pros and cons of printing in the UK and overseas, and about the impact of the pandemic on print and publishing.


Efficient rights

First aired: August 2020. Duration: 14 minutes.

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.

Sustainability: a publisher's view

First aired: July 2020. Duration: 20 minutes.

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.

Book promotions in lockdown

First aired: July 2020. Duration: 8 minutes.

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.

Managing rights with Bradbury Phillips

First aired: June 2020. Duration: 17 minutes.

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.


First aired: June 2020. Duration: 22 minutes.

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.