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Typography Dojo is the space where we explore the traditions and techniques in the practice of type and typography with lessons and insights from visual design masters.
 
"Inside Independent Publishing (with IBPA)" wants to make you a smarter publisher by giving you access to powerful ideas, strategies, and tools for success. Our interview guests are independent publishers, author publishers, and hybrid publishers, as well as distributors, printers, typographers, reviewers, booksellers, marketers, visionaries, and opinion leaders from all sectors of the book publishing industry.We are sponsored and supported by the Independent Book Publishers Association, the ...
 
Let's talk about books, editing, book design, ebooks, publishing, writing and editing, and how to get your stuff out there.
 
If you want to write and publish a book ... if you want to know the latest in book marketing strategies ... if you want to know what tools an author should be using ... and if you want to be successful as an author, Author YOU - Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles ... Everything You Want to Know, But Didn't Know What to Ask is for you. You will hear about statistics, scenarios and strategies on what to do now! Judith features a variety of experts, besides herself, that are v ...
 
If you want to write and publish a book ... if you want to know the latest in book marketing strategies ... if you want to know what tools an author should be using ... and if you want to be successful as an author, Author YOU - Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles ... Everything You Want to Know, But Didn't Know What to Ask is for you. You will hear about statistics, scenarios and strategies on what to do now! Judith features a variety of experts, besides herself, that are v ...
 
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Do numbers really tell all? The answer is NO, when it comes to where sales are coming from for books, eBooks and audiobooks. The truth is that what is reported by the APA—American Publishers Assn reflect the numbers of are not presenting “the big picture”. What’s that? It must include what is happening in the independent and self-publishing sel ...…
 
Do numbers really tell all? The answer is NO, when it comes to where sales are coming from for books, eBooks and audiobooks. The truth is that what is reported by the APA—American Publishers Assn reflect the numbers of are not presenting “the big picture”. What’s that? It must include what is happening in the independent and self-publishing sel ...…
 
Judy Baker of Book Marketing Mentor discusses how branding your book can help you grow your readership and establish yourself as an expert in your field This podcast looks at branding your book and the benefits it brings. Books, especially nonfiction, are where experts can showcase their expertise. The book becomes a starting place for building ...…
 
One of the best ways to sell books is to speak. The question becomes: who pays speakers. And how do authors find them? With Judith Briles for this podcast is Ed Rigsbee, an expert in getting booked to speak for both associations and societies. You will discover: -how to find the true decision maker who hires speakers -how to get paid to speak - ...…
 
One of the best ways to sell books is to speak. The question becomes: who pays speakers. And how do authors find them? With Judith Briles for this podcast is Ed Rigsbee, an expert in getting booked to speak for both associations and societies. You will discover: -how to find the true decision maker who hires speakers -how to get paid to speak - ...…
 
Publicity veteran Irwin Zucker joins host Judith Briles on this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast. With over 60 years in promoting authors, Irwin offers imagination and insight to what’s happening in today’s PR world. His sage advice: it’s going to be up to the author—he or she is the primary conduit to selling the book. ...…
 
Publicity veteran Irwin Zucker joins host Judith Briles on this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast. With over 60 years in promoting authors, Irwin offers imagination and insight to what’s happening in today’s PR world. His sage advice: it’s going to be up to the author—he or she is the primary conduit to selling the book. ...…
 
Jonnie A Bryant, Executive Director of Sales/Marketing at book printer McNaughton & Gunn, talks paper, cost, and schedules, and offers her take on challenges facing the industry If you are wondering what’s happening in the world of book manufacturing, and how that might impact your ability to produce a book economically and on time, you’ll defi ...…
 
Did you know that an essential ingredient for writing and publishing success is "patience"? Yep, that's what publishing expert Jane Friedman, the author of The Business of Writing reveals on this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. She joins host and The Book Shepherd Judith Briles and reveals: -the top three mistakes writers and ...…
 
Did you know that an essential ingredient for writing and publishing success is "patience"? Yep, that's what publishing expert Jane Friedman, the author of The Business of Writing reveals on this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. She joins host and The Book Shepherd Judith Briles and reveals: -the top three mistakes writers and ...…
 
-Most authors would love to increase their efficiency in the writing process. -Most authors want to sell lots of books. -Most authors want to know how to get through the publishing maze. Get the latest on what speedy publishing can do; what potholes to avoid; and a variety of tips and how-tos that can excel writing and publishing tasks. Dan Jan ...…
 
-Most authors would love to increase their efficiency in the writing process. -Most authors want to sell lots of books. -Most authors want to know how to get through the publishing maze. Get the latest on what speedy publishing can do; what potholes to avoid; and a variety of tips and how-tos that can excel writing and publishing tasks. Dan Jan ...…
 
Board Member Elizabeth Turnbull discusses quality standards, hybrid publishing, diversity, and other target areas for IBPA's Advocacy Committee Subjects covered include: how to achieve a level playing field for indie books the IBPA publishing standards checklist the IBPA hybrid publishing checklist removing the stigma from indie publishing once ...…
 
Internet Marketing powerhouse Tom Antion joins The Book Shepherd Judith Briles for an indepth show on how to create a seven-figure internet marketing strategy. It all comes from one word: copywriting. When authors use the right words in the right context, is a homerun for creating mega sales. No author can afford to miss this how. You will get ...…
 
Internet Marketing powerhouse Tom Antion joins The Book Shepherd Judith Briles for an indepth show on how to create a seven-figure internet marketing strategy. It all comes from one word: copywriting. When authors use the right words in the right context, is a homerun for creating mega sales. No author can afford to miss this how. You will get ...…
 
Do you know what LinkedIN can do to PUSH your book sales? Mike O’Neil of Integrated Alliances joins Judith Briles The Book Shepherd for the hour, deep-diving into how to use the Sales Navigator tool can micro-target your audience and deliver results. Your take-aways include: -advancing you as a "thought leader" -pitching directly to who really ...…
 
Do you know what LinkedIN can do to PUSH your book sales? Mike O’Neil of Integrated Alliances joins Judith Briles The Book Shepherd for the hour, deep-diving into how to use the Sales Navigator tool can micro-target your audience and deliver results. Your take-aways include: -advancing you as a "thought leader" -pitching directly to who really ...…
 
Editorial Director Jim Milliot talks about how leading trade magazine Publishers Weekly views book publishing today and the rise of the indie publisher. In a wide-ranging interview, Jim Milliot looks at how book publishing has changed in the last decade and how Publishers Weekly has adopted strategies to adjust, such as developing digital outle ...…
 
Writing clearly calls on different sets of mental processes – those involving creative, nonlinear thought, and those involving willpower, structure, discipline, etc. They have to collaborate like players on a team – when they’re out of whack one way or another, either the creativity suffers or the productivity suffers. It’s a pain in the tush a ...…
 
Writing clearly calls on different sets of mental processes – those involving creative, nonlinear thought, and those involving willpower, structure, discipline, etc. They have to collaborate like players on a team – when they’re out of whack one way or another, either the creativity suffers or the productivity suffers. It’s a pain in the tush a ...…
 
The #1 mistake #authors make when it comes to finishing their #books and moving to print is that they don’t use a book designer-someone who does book design for living. In this AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast, host and The Book Shepherd Judith Briles delves into all things book printing with expert Meg Souza of Total Printing Syst ...…
 
The #1 mistake #authors make when it comes to finishing their #books and moving to print is that they don’t use a book designer-someone who does book design for living. In this AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast, host and The Book Shepherd Judith Briles delves into all things book printing with expert Meg Souza of Total Printing Syst ...…
 
Robby Price, in his last term as IBPA board chair, talks about the association, how it has changed, and how it is helping transform and strengthen indie publishing today. Robby explains how he got his start in publishing, evolving from a 1-page printout to a full traditional printer and then, more recently, a successful author services provider ...…
 
How would you like the LONG view on SHORT talks? In this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, Sam Horn joins host Judith Briles for a lively "how to" on create a TED like talk. The result: You will rock! If you are planning a 10-20 talk, you will love this podcast. - Condense your premise into an attention-grabbing sentence and tag ...…
 
How would you like the LONG view on SHORT talks? In this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, Sam Horn joins host Judith Briles for a lively "how to" on create a TED like talk. The result: You will rock! If you are planning a 10-20 talk, you will love this podcast. - Condense your premise into an attention-grabbing sentence and tag ...…
 
Do you have a book or one that is due out in the next six month? Are you speaking about the topic of the book to audiences … right now? And if no, why not? When you speak, you change lives … to sell truckloads of books … make money … go places you never thought you would … make a difference … and have fun. Host Dr. Judith Briles keeps the mic f ...…
 
Do you have a book or one that is due out in the next six month? Are you speaking about the topic of the book to audiences … right now? And if no, why not? When you speak, you change lives … to sell truckloads of books … make money … go places you never thought you would … make a difference … and have fun. Host Dr. Judith Briles keeps the mic f ...…
 
Robin Cutler, Director of IngramSpark, discusses ways that publishers can use print-on-demand technology to launch their business and achieve distribution quickly. Topics include: how IngramSpark can help the small publisher manufacture and sell using IngramSpark and CreateSpace printing internationally indies vs the Big 5 full-service options ...…
 
Your website is an essential part of your author and book marketing tool box. Joining The Book Shepherd Judith Briles is Michelle Renee of StreamlineYourBiz.net. The topic: author websites. -What to do when you are creating one; -what to do if yours is losing traffic and needs help getting back up; -what essential questions you should ask befor ...…
 
Your website is an essential part of your author and book marketing tool box. Joining The Book Shepherd Judith Briles is Michelle Renee of StreamlineYourBiz.net. The topic: author websites. -What to do when you are creating one; -what to do if yours is losing traffic and needs help getting back up; -what essential questions you should ask befor ...…
 
Is LinkedIn a mystery to you? For many authors, it just be the ideal place to position you as an expert, resource, marketer. Book Publishing expert and host Dr. Judith Briles has answers for you to questions you didn't even know to ask about how to use LinkedIn in today's publishing market on AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. -Have you cre ...…
 
Is LinkedIn a mystery to you? For many authors, it just be the ideal place to position you as an expert, resource, marketer. Book Publishing expert and host Dr. Judith Briles has answers for you to questions you didn't even know to ask about how to use LinkedIn in today's publishing market on AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. -Have you cre ...…
 
Authors who are successful have a “core” message. They get that they need to know and embrace the who, what, where, when and why in their writing; their publishing; their marketing. In this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, Judith Briles and Mara Purl explore how to take the buzz in your ear to the words within your book. You wi ...…
 
Authors who are successful have a “core” message. They get that they need to know and embrace the who, what, where, when and why in their writing; their publishing; their marketing. In this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, Judith Briles and Mara Purl explore how to take the buzz in your ear to the words within your book. You wi ...…
 
Videos are important for promo, visibility and connecting with an author’s tribe. -Are you making them? -Are you placing them in all the right places? -Are you stuck in figuring out which tools to use? Get the answers with Video expert Susie Scott of SusieScottMedia.com in the latest podcast from AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing and The Bo ...…
 
Videos are important for promo, visibility and connecting with an author’s tribe. -Are you making them? -Are you placing them in all the right places? -Are you stuck in figuring out which tools to use? Get the answers with Video expert Susie Scott of SusieScottMedia.com in the latest podcast from AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing and The Bo ...…
 
The latest buzz phrase in the author world is “hybrid publishing”. There are plenty of red flags to look out for and questions to ask, starting with: -What is it? -Is it another lure for naïve wannabe authors? -Can an author make money? -What do authors need to know? -What do authors need to ask? -Tips on how not to get duped. All good question ...…
 
The latest buzz phrase in the author world is “hybrid publishing”. There are plenty of red flags to look out for and questions to ask, starting with: -What is it? -Is it another lure for naïve wannabe authors? -Can an author make money? -What do authors need to know? -What do authors need to ask? -Tips on how not to get duped. All good question ...…
 
Angela Bole, CEO of the Independent Book Publishers Association, gives an overview of IBPA and how its mission can help publishers become more successful in an ever-changing publishing landscape. Topics covered include: what is IBPA? who is IBPA for? how is publishing changing in America, and is it changing too slowly? why the era of stigmatizi ...…
 
Anne-Marie Concepción of Seneca Design & Training presents the case for using InDesign as a p-book and e-book creation tool. Topics covered include: can Microsoft Word be used for book publishing? (the short answer: please don’t.) the importance of styles in InDesign learning InDesign using InDesign to create e-books creating Kindle books and u ...…
 
Tom Doherty of Cardinal Publishers Group presents need-to-know pointers for independent publishers seeking distribution for their books. He covers: the different types of distributor typical working arrangements, including exclusivity, house accounts, chargebacks, and services what you need to provide to find a distributor (such as a solid mark ...…
 
Ian Lamont of i30 Media discusses strategies for using Amazon Marketing Services to make your book pop to the top in Amazon searches. Covered here are key concepts like bidding and budgeting, and a real-world assessment of what works and what doesn't when working with Amazon (or with Facebook and Google ads). Here’s the YouTube how-to video Ian ...…
 
It’s OMG time with Amazon selling for authors and publishers. This is one “reveal” of the Amazon Beware podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd and Amy Collins. -Did you know that If you are pushing your #book out via Amazon—it’s “one-click” may bypass free Prime shipping? -Did you know that If you are selling #books on Amazon … heads up ...…
 
It’s OMG time with Amazon selling for authors and publishers. This is one “reveal” of the Amazon Beware podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd and Amy Collins. -Did you know that If you are pushing your #book out via Amazon—it’s “one-click” may bypass free Prime shipping? -Did you know that If you are selling #books on Amazon … heads up ...…
 
What are AT&T, #authors and #publishing companies discovering to create rapid and global discovery for products (meaning #books)? It's an excellent question ... and we've got answers. That's what this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing is all about. Joining The Book Shepherd, Judith Briles is Daniel Langston, COO of BookGrabbr, a ...…
 
What are AT&T, #authors and #publishing companies discovering to create rapid and global discovery for products (meaning #books)? It's an excellent question ... and we've got answers. That's what this edition of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing is all about. Joining The Book Shepherd, Judith Briles is Daniel Langston, COO of BookGrabbr, a ...…
 
It’s always fun when Publicity Hound Joan Stewart joins the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast. This week, we drilled down into 16 hot tips for creating hooks and angles to lure in producers and reporters for you and your book. -tips for Fiction authors. -tips for nonfiction authors. -discover why being a contrarian rocks in hooking ...…
 
It’s always fun when Publicity Hound Joan Stewart joins the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast. This week, we drilled down into 16 hot tips for creating hooks and angles to lure in producers and reporters for you and your book. -tips for Fiction authors. -tips for nonfiction authors. -discover why being a contrarian rocks in hooking ...…
 
If you want to have your books available to any buyer, you have to be on Amazon. The question is: Are "eyeballs" finding YOUR book? The will be after this podcast on AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. Face it: Amazon has opportunities … and plenty of challenges and its Marketing Services (AMS) became the game changer for serious authors/pub ...…
 
If you want to have your books available to any buyer, you have to be on Amazon. The question is: Are "eyeballs" finding YOUR book? The will be after this podcast on AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. Face it: Amazon has opportunities … and plenty of challenges and its Marketing Services (AMS) became the game changer for serious authors/pub ...…
 
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