Jane Rowland is the Operations Director of Troubador Publishing. Jane has worked in a variety of roles within the company, including Director of Academic Publishing, Editor of The Self Publishing Magazine and Marketing Manager, before becoming the Operations Director in 2013. Here she shares what she has learned about managing metadata.
Helen Youngs is a Consultant at Inspired Selection, focusing on roles in Trade publishing across digital and print. She is a vivacious bibliophile with a love of the arts and sunny people. She is also a Publishing Ambassador for a wonderful charity called Book Aid International. Interviews are very important, not only in making a good […]
BookMachine Connect has been designed to solve the ‘internal’ publishing discoverability problem – this means that it helps you to find the people who really make publishing happen.
In the run up to Publishing: the next 5 years, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions about what might be next for the industry. This is a guest blog from Ami Greko. Ami recently relocated from working for Goodreads in New York to working for Penguin Random House in London. Outside of the […]
Rosalind Moody is Editorial Assistant at Colchester-based publishing company Aceville Publications. Here Stephanie Cox interviews Rosalind about her career so far, and the differences between working in book publishing and magazine publishing, 1. Please introduce yourself and describe your background and your career. I’m a graduate from the University of Hull and since my second […]
This is a guest post by Georgiana Ghiciuc. Georgiana is lead content strategist for Beaglecat, an inbound marketing agency with clients in Austria, Germany and the US. SEO can be life changing, when you know the rules of the game. Over the past few years, most publishers have […]
This is a guest post from John Pettigrew, CEO of FutureProofs. At the beginning of the year, we’re used to making resolutions – and failing to keep them! So here’s a short list of tips that might not be earth-shaking but that should help keep you on the right path professionally.
Most authors do not have a fortune to invest in book publicity, but you’ll still want to ensure that your book launch is given the specialist attention it deserves. Book Publicist Helen McCusker, founder of the award-winning book publicity agency Booked PR, shares her top ten tips on how to achieve maximum results with a […]
If the internet has proven anything, it’s that if someone famous does something, normos (everyone who is non-famous) will also do it in a misjudged attempt to be famous. That, and the fact there’s no such thing as private messages. Both these lessons came to the fore last week in the aftermath of the London Book […]
I do love a good first. The first t-shirt day of the summer; the first beer on a night out; the first time you wear a new hoodie. Last week saw the announcement of the first digital-only literary list in the UK, Blackfriars from Little, Brown. The list promises to curate 9 to 12 titles […]