Publishing Podcasts

Non-Profit Publishing at Oxfam

Podcast Episode: 46

Robert Cornford (Communications Manager)

How Non-Profit Publishing works at Oxfam.

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Duration: 01:13:38

Posted on 24 Feb 2012 around 2pm

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Digital publishing at Pearson Education - Liz Marchant

Podcast Episode: 45

Liz Marchant linforms us about some of the digital projects she has been involved in at Pearson Education.  The talk will focuses primarily on digital delivery of science and ICT related products for secondary schools.

Dr Liz Marchant is Head of Publishing: Science and ICT (Pearson)

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Duration: 00:50:06

Posted on 09 Feb 2012 around 12pm

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OPUS: Reaching Tablets & eReaders - Lindsay Mooney of Kobo

Podcast Episode: 44

How Kobo can work with publishers in the UK to distribute ebooks both here in the UK and worldwide

Lindsay Mooney of Kobo talks about their partnership with WH Smith’s and how Kobo can work with publishers in the UK to distribute ebooks both here in the UK ad worldwide.

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Duration: 00:21.31

Posted on 28 Nov 2011 around 10am

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OPUS: Reaching Tablets & eReaders - Linda Bennett of Gold Leaf

Podcast Episode: 43

An overview of the UK ebook market

Linda Bennett of Gold Leaf to provide an overview of the UK ebook market and emerging models including ebook borrowing

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Duration: 00:39:53

Posted on 28 Nov 2011 around 9am

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The challenges of independent publishing - John Elford

Podcast Episode: 42

John discusses what it means to be Green in publishing. He addresses global issues as well as how to apply green approaches to the business of publishing. He talks also about his experience of running a small ethically-minded publishing company for over 20 years and the lessons he has learned. The talk explores how things are changing in the broad current economic and environmental climate and how this might affect business in general in the future.

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Duration: 00:44:35

Posted on 18 Nov 2011 around 12pm

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My Life as an Editor - Juliette Mitchell

Podcast Episode: 41

Misconceptions, mistakes and rewards

Juliette will talks about her experiences of the commissioning process, seeing a manuscript through from start to finish and different approaches to editing. She will also touch on dealing with authors and agents and launching the book into the world.

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Duration: 01:02:58

Posted on 07 Nov 2011 around 10am

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Usability, user centred design and persuasion

Podcast Episode: 40

how to make sure people are engaged, complete tasks efficiently and effectively, and like what they see/do

Jon Dodd

Jon Dodd founded BunnyFoot in 1999, in the early days of usability, we were the first consultancy to offer professional accessibility services and the first to offer eyetracking as standard. They concentrate on user centred design and usability, and also offer specialist eyetracking services to ad agencies and for market research.

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Duration: 01:16:58

Posted on 28 Apr 2011 around 9am

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Tweet smell of success? London Book Fair seminar 12 April 2011

Podcast Episode: 39

How to use social media to best effect

Tom Hall, Joe Pickering, Davina Quarterman - introduced by Angus Phillips

Many companies appreciate the necessity to engage with social media, including blogs, Twitter and Facebook. What is the marketing strategy behind this engagement and what kind of results can be expected? Publishers may be building their brand online, creating communities, or aiming to drive the sales of individual titles. Three experts explain the range of benefits from using social media.

This seminar is chaired by Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University. He is the author of Inside Book Publishing (with Giles Clark), the editor of The Future of the Book in the Digital Age (with Bill Cope), and the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Logos.

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Duration: 00:59:30

Posted on 19 Apr 2011 around 10am

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Greening the Book: Digital or Print?

Podcast Episode: 38

London Book Fair Seminar

Adrian Bullock, Edward Milford and Mark Gough

What is the carbon footprint of a printed book, and how does it compare with the carbon footprint of an e-book or an e-reader? Is digital more environmentally friendly than print? Should publishers stick with print, or lead the rush to digital?

These questions are of serious concern to those in the industry as well as to authors and readers, as e-books and e-readers start making significant inroads into the domain of the printed book; where countervailing claims are easy to make, hard to prove, and even less easy to interpret.

The seminar brings together an expert panel from the publishing industry to look at the current issues thrown up by the digital/print debate, to explore the extent to which the publishing industry has gone to reduce its carbon footprint, and to assess the options for not only reducing it further but for making it really green and sustainable as well.

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Duration: 00:49:11

Posted on 18 Apr 2011 around 4pm

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Catching the Wave

Podcast Episode: 37

Confessions of a Digital Opportunist

David Attwool

An irreverent romp through 40 years of analogue and (from 1984) digital publishing – which should prompt some career ideas or at least cautionary tales. Based on his current business, David will also suggest how a growing number of 21st-century publishing businesses and careers will look radically different from the current ‘norm’.

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Duration: 00:42:25

Posted on 31 Mar 2011 around 11am

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Tales from Publishing - Michael Rodgers

Podcast Episode: 36

Persuasion and Cooperation

Michael Rodgers introduced by Sheila Lambie

This talk was given as part of the New Product Development module on the Masters courses in Publishing

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Duration: 00:59:13

Posted on 15 Mar 2011 around 11am

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Going Digital Gracefully

Podcast Episode: 35

Alison Jones

What has to change for traditional publishers as they migrate to digital publishing? What stays the same? And can they make the transition without losing themselves in the process?

Alison Jones is Director of Digital Development Palgrave Macmillan

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Duration: 00:34:42

Posted on 04 Mar 2011 around 1pm

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Richard Hart – Hart Publishing

Podcast Episode: 34

Richard Hart gained a law degree from Cambridge University, then briefly worked as a university lecturer in law before getting his first job in publishing with Professional Books. In 1986 he was appointed Law Editor at OUP, and in 1996 left to launch his own publishing company, Hart Publishing – where he is currently Managing Director.

In this talk, Richard Hart depicts the role of independent academic publishers within the publishing industry and speaks about how smaller academic publishers can indeed compete with large corporations and sometimes even do a better job than big businesses.

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Duration: 00:58:43

Posted on 22 Feb 2011 around 1pm

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The ActiveTeach Product: from strategy to creation

Podcast Episode: 33

Mark Bloch (Head of Digital Publishing for Secondary Education, Pearson)

ActiveTeach was a landmark product for Pearson. The launch of ActiveTeach changed the entire market dynamic, making an equivalent digital component essential for any new course.

This product is demonstrated during the talk, which covers the development of the idea and the execution of the product creation.

Further information about ActiveTeach can be found on the Pearson web site

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Duration: 00:30:10

Posted on 10 Feb 2011 around 10am

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Why Print on Demand is (or should be) part of every publisher’s strategy

Podcast Episode: 32

Suzanne Wilson-Higgins

Suzanne Wilson-Higgins has over 20 years experience in publishing, bookselling, print-on-demand and ebooks. In January 2011 she was appointed Sales & Marketing Director at Lion-Hudson plc a publisher of Christian books and general books based on a Christian ethos for adults and children. As Commercial Director at Lightning Source UK Ltd, she launched print on-demand and e-book services to the UK market in 2000 and over 9.5 years developed the business from start-up to a broad customer base across Europe. Previously she served 5 years on the board of bookseller and library supplier BH Blackwell Ltd with responsibility for electronic service development, marketing and publisher relations.  And prior to that served 5 years with Reed-Elsevier plc subsidiaries commissioning business books, auditing digital rights, and championing digital publishing. Suzanne has also undertaken projects for leading internet retailer The Book Depository and an electronic technology service provider the Ninestars group based in India.

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Duration: 00:37.59

Posted on 08 Feb 2011 around 11am

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Toby Mundy - Independent trade publishing in the UK

Podcast Episode: 31

Toby Mundy is a leading figure in the publishing industry.  After training as a graduate recruit at HarperCollins, where he was editorial assistant to Stuart Proffitt, and later took on responsibility for Fontana Press, he joined Weidenfeld & Nicolson as editorial director in 1998. In 2000 he became managing director and publisher of newly formed Atlantic Books, whose bestsellers include the Booker winning The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga, and recent titles such as The Slap byChristos Tsiolkas.

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Duration: 00:40:27

Posted on 09 Dec 2010 around 10pm

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