Latest IPG Podcasts


Sustainability: a publisher's view


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.

Offshoring in publishing

First aired: May 2020. Duration: 20 minutes.

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.

Publishing systems and Deanta

First aired: May 2020. Duration: 16 minutes.

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.