Metadata can be a game-changer for publishers, influencing the discoverability of titles and their resulting sales. This month, we shared some advice on the Independent Publishers Guild’s website. Read our top tips and see our metadata infographic here.
Blockchain is this year’s buzzword. This technology is believed to revolutionise every sector, from banking to healthcare. But what is the blockchain, and what are its possible applications in publishing?
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Michelle is an Account Manager at Deanta. She is responsible for Humanities & Social Sciences and Scientific, Technical & Medical academic books, throughout their life cycle.
In this blog post, we want to explore how cloud-based publishing production is increasing efficiencies and reshaping onshore and offshore labour and processes. Automation and new digital production workflows are drastically reducing costs and turnaround times, disrupting old job roles and business models and inventing new ones.
In this blog post, we want to explore the reasons why the adoption of an XML production workflow can prove to be extremely beneficial, even to small publishers. The advantages this technology can bring in terms of efficiency and cost reduction are countless. Two key developments have also rendered its implementation less painful.
In this blog post we want explore the notion of streamlining the cover design process. Many publishers hire in-house design staff to manage the creative process of designing book covers for their titles. But in other instances this is something that is outsourced to external design agencies or freelancers. In some cases, even the more traditional service providers offer these solutions.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of London Book Fair, a stand out in the global publishing calendar and a great opportunity to network, trade rights, and explore new ideas and innovations in publishing. LBF 2016 will take place at the Olympia Conference Centre for the second year, and runs from April 12th to 14th. We have had a look at some of the key events taking place at the fair this year, and noted our top picks.
Take a look at our latest presentation, currently featured on the SlideShare home page. The presentation explores how the publishing landscape is evolving from a format-driven industry to a content-focussed one. As a result of this our processes and technology solutions should adapt to meet these changing needs. This presentation looks at moving from a static desktop-based workflow to that of a collaborative cloud-based one.