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Specialist Editorial Skills – Indexing – bookcareers.com/LIVE

Series 1 Episode 11 of bookcareers.com Live This podcast episode focuses on the specialist editorial skill of Indexing.  Thursday, 28th March 2019 is National Indexing Day.  How important is an index to the sales of a book?  What skills do you need to be an Indexer and how much does it pay?  We interview Ruth […]

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Successful Freelancing – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 9 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on Successful Freelancing. Are you a freelance or thinking of going freelance?  What are the two reasons that most people quit freelancing? Many people consider freelancing from time to time.  No matter what stage you’re at in your freelancing career, this episode contains 10 points […]

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Book Publishing CPD – Develop your Skills – bookcareers.com/Live

Series 1 Episode 8 of bookcareers.com Live Working in book publishing, have you ever focussed on your CPD?  What continual professional development or training do you undertake? This week is National Careers Week and we thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss how you are updating your skills within your publishing job and […]

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Coach yourself via the London Book Fair – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 7 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on the London Book Fair.  Are you in a job and feel you’re stale or that your industry awareness is lacking? Do you feel out of touch with industry developments or what your competitors might be up to? Are you new to the industry and […]

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New training courses launched for book production

We are very pleased to see that BIC (Book Industry Communication) have launched a whole new range of training courses for Production Staff to meet demands from the publishing industry. Ranging in length from half a day to two days, the Production courses cover the following areas: Introduction to Production Ebook Creation Printed books (colour […]

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