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BookMachine meets… is a new event series from BookMachine, aimed at offering real insight into how different publishing houses operate. At each event the panel of in-house experts will explain the fundamentals of their business and the secrets to their market success.
Step inside Bloomsbury Publishing as we go into their London headquarters for a closer look at how they stay creative and strive to push the boundaries of publishing.Find out more »
Audio isn’t just about one format of a publishing programme. It has the potential enhance your list as well as the publishing industry as a whole. It’s not just about a product revenue stream. Audio can boost marketing and publicity, enhance an author’s relationship with their readers, and encourage more people to listen then read. Join our panel of passionate audio publishers for an insightful look at how far audio publishing can take your business in 2019.Find out more »
Designers as creative thinkers are powerful problem solvers. But traditionally, colleagues in finance, editorial, sales or marketing are promoted to the top publishing jobs. What is lost without the transformative effect design thinking can add to strategy and leadership? How can design thinking enhance management decisions? What can publishing learn from our own and other sectors' creative leaders?
Join our panel for an intriguing discussion on how design thinking can transform a business. Hear from an organisational behaviour expert on the theory, as well as a Creative-turned-board-member on the practice. And get inspired by the insights from a Creative Director who will show how design thinking really does make a huge difference.Find out more »
This 3-week online course will cover the absolute latest in Facebook marketing. If you are familiar with Facebook but need to keep abreast with the changes we have seen in 2019 (algorithmic and technical), then this course is for you.Find out more »
BookMachine Works are running a training session for publishing professionals who need a deeper Understanding of Facebook Ads, either for managing a team/agency; or for setting up your own campaigns.Find out more »
Enhance your professional potential with this Foundation Course in Adobe InDesign. This is the industry standard software used by publishers to create books, magazines and most printed publications.
This one day course introduces the best techniques to use for professional book creation and will lead you through practical exercises using professional techniques to build a book from scratch. No prior experience of InDesign is assumed.Find out more »
Do you use InDesign and want to be sure that your page design can be produced as you expect? Do you work in production and want to be sure your ‘print ready files’ are actually that, before they go to the printer?
This 3-week online course will give the background information and use the latest methods to demystify the technical topics of book production.Find out more »
Most book publishers are still producing books in the same way they did five or even ten years ago. Anyone starting a new publishing company in 2020 could do well to challenge how things are done by not simply accepting 'this is the way we've always done it.' But what can established publishers learn from this fresh approach?Find out more »
Currently less than 8% of the world’s books ever make it into accessible formats. Making our books, ebooks and other content accessible is crucial, both from an ethical standpoint and as a legal requirement. This presentation is aimed at digital publishing professionals wanting to improve their publishing practices using EPUB in 2020.Find out more »