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Big Publishers: Can the Spanish Armada transform into the British Fleet?
Can big publishers change enough to address how today’s students learn, educator’s teach, and shifting business models associated with both? In the US textbook market we have three very large players. Big publishers have process, coordination, and business accountability issues which are far less of a hindrance to smaller organizations. The result is that larger organizations can’t change quickly. While all publishers are concerned with make quarterly numbers and hitting academic deadlines a large corporate infrastructure while necessary for a large organization limits the ability of that organization to adapt to market demands.
How does the move from print to digital look different for large publishers versus smaller organizations? Schools continue to adopt instructional resources and either ask that the electronic version be included with the print, ask for a class set of print and a digital version for students, or only want the digital version… sometimes only a few chapters! We will discuss how publishers, small and large, can make it through this morass and emerge successfully in a digital first world. We’ll touch on tools and technical standards that can ease this transition.
Take a seat at as guests take a bite out of questions like:
What role are big publishers playing in the future?
What opportunities does this leave for smaller organizations?
Is it sustainable to provide both print and digital assets?
Is it the job of the publisher to lead innovation or to reflect innovation and change?
1.Jaume Barceló, Director, Vicens Vives
2.Dick Casabonne, CEO, Cassabonne Associates
3.Dan Caton, President, Wittel/Morris Strategic Consulting
Welcome to the first of many programs featuring authors, editors, and other industry professionals. For those who are looking to get into the publishing industry or just want to learn more about their favorite authors, this show is for you. Each episode we will talk about a different aspect of the industry from writing to publishing to taxes. A new guest will be on each show to talk about their experiences, their skills, and offer advice to our listeners. Come join us for a lively and fun discussion on a vibrant and growing industry.
Denisha Raychelle Hardeman, also known as Dede, was born in Houston, TX on February 18, 1991. Denisha grew up entertaining people. She would perform all the time in church plays, speeches and praise dancing. The church noticed a spark in Denisha, which prompted her to want to continue acting and singing. Growing up Denisha also took on another hobby, writing. She won many creative writing contests in school and her poem “Halloween Night” won a poetry contest and was published in a poetry book when she was 8 years old.
In Elementary school, Denisha was the captain of her school cheerleading team and was also the president of the school when she was in 4th grade. After noticing her leadership and creative schools, MadingElementary’s new choir director, Mrs. Roache, decided to start an acting program. She starred Denisha in her first stage play, “A Christmas Story,” where Denisha played the quirky and funny version of Little Red Riding Hood. In middle school, Denisha auditioned for Pershing Middle School for Fine Arts. During her first audition, the theater teachers told her that they wanted her in the school no matter what. She did not have to attend the 2nd and 3rd auditions. During her time at Pershing, Denisha starred in “Cinderella” as Cinderella, “The Wizard of Oz” as Dorothy, “For Colored Girls” as the Lady In Red, and “Romeo and Juliet” as Juliet. Denisha also won best actress for the school her 6th and 8th grade year.
There will be more for us to talk about....tune in www.blogtalkradio.coom/prefacemedia or call into the show at 678-716-4700
Kevin King and Lydia King founded Tru. Entertainment Magazine in January of 2011.
Kevin came from a background in photography and graphic art design and have
photographed some of the industry’s most famous and influential entertainment
Lydia is a former musician and staff-writer for multi- platinum and diamond award
winning Production Company, Flyte Tyme Productions. She's also written for various
performers and celebrities over the years earning a Gold record for penning a song
written for the highly popular 1980's pop group (The Jet's) "Believe" album.
Through perseverance, time, and talent these two self-taught publishers are now three
years and 24 issues into the production of the promotional magazine which is loved by
both fans, indie artists and celebrities alike. They work diligently to provide a publication
like no other and the 10 million + readers that they reach every month via Tru's;
website, digital editions, print editions, social media sites and live events can't seem to
get enough of TRU.
The King's prove that highlighting the positive in an industry that far too often suffers
from slander and negative promotion will work to encourage artists and celebrities to
change their outlook on the press and media altogether. Celebrities from all walks of the
entertainment world, legends and icons flock to 'Tru' to give their "TRU"th to the world.
Last but certainly not least, the King's believe in giving back. Fifty percent of Tru.
Entertainment Magazine's net proceeds are used to fund the One Love, One Mission
Movement. A foundation they've established to help homeless persons throughout
communities across the nation. "TRU"LY stand out.
Theme: Are the baby boomers in trouble? You can fix it.
Bob Weinstein has built a career as a journalist, writer, author and syndicated columnist. He’s written 13 career books, published by major publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Harper-Collins, Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, Prentice Hall and Henry Holt. He created Tech Watch, the first weekly syndicated column, which was distributed by King Features (the Hearst Corp.) to large daily newspapers throughout the United States. His articles, columns, and commentary have been published in newspapers, magazines, and on websites throughout North America. Presently, he writes and edits the Sunday workplace section for four Hearst Media Connecticut daily newspapers, along with producing all their special advertising sections. Read more about the book at www.sowhatifim65blog.com.
Author of the book: SO WHAT IF I’M 65: Love Your Life, Get a New Job, Have Fun
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THEME: Finding Your Path to Personal Fulfillment
INTERVIEW GUEST: Sue Batton Leonard
Sue Leonard is an Author, Writer and Blogger. She is the Founder and President of Cornerstone Fulfillment Service, LLC --- a company specializing in e-commerce and e-marketing for independent publishers since 1998. She is the author of the 3-time award winning memoir, titled, Gift of a Lifetime: Finding Fulfilling Things in the Unexpected.
THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE:
As most of us have learned, we cannot find happiness by making it our goal. Happiness is the unintended benefit of pursuing personal dreams and living true to yourself. When you proactively connect the person you are with the things that you choose to do, a deep sense of fulfillment will emerge. Fulfillment is a form of happiness, or satisfaction, that is the direct result of fully developing your abilities or character. Personal fulfilment is best defined as the achievement of life goals which are important to you, in contrast to the goals of society or even your family. Personal fulfilment is an ongoing journey for most of us. They journey commences when we start becoming conscious of ourselves, our surroundings and our past. But, for many of us, finding the right path to this level of consciousness and fulfilment is a challenge. Sometimes finding a path to fulfillment can be buried in the unexpected. How can you find your path to personal fulfillment?
The publishing industry is a fluid and vibrant industry made up of a lot of professionals, and has been around for a long time. For those looking to get into the industry it can seem a daunting task. For those who are just getting started knowing the ins and outs can also be a bit tricky. This show will feature guests from all areas of the industry to give the most up to date and factual information for authors, readers, and other industry people. Our guests include literary agents, publishers, editors, designers, authors, and many other industry people. Topics will range from discussions about books, to taxes, to dealing with piracy. There will be a chance to chat with the guest for those listening in to get their questions answered.
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month, held every April, is the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture. It’s official — NaPoWriMo 2015 has come and gone. The DC Poetry Project's 30 days of Poetry Challenge helped members and others jump-start the writing process, as well as provide resources and ideas to take forward into the rest of the year. We also hope that this challenge encouraged poets to work outside of their comfort zones and try new approaches to writing poetry.
You can find the prompts at http://www.meetup.com/DC-Poetry-Project/events/222285902/
Welcome into the Hammer 96.7 studios once again, award-winning author, Ms Debra Shiveley Welch!!!! No---you aren't seeing things....Ms Welch is here to talk about ANOTHER book---Spirit Woman---which is the sequel to her award-winning book, Cedar Woman.
Award winning author Debra Shiveley Welch was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Greater Columbus area all of her life. She now resides in Central Ohio with her husband Mark and son Christopher, also a published author.
Debra is the author of five books: Cedar Woman, the story of a woman of the Lakota Sioux who opens the first high end American Indian restaurant in Central Ohio and winner of Books and Authors Best Native American Fiction award, Christopher Meets Buddy, a children’s book on the proper care of a pet parrot, A Very Special Child, a well-received children’s book which received the FaithWriters Gold Seal of Approval – Outstanding Read Award, Christopher Bullfrog Catcher, written by her son at eleven years of age, and scribed by Debra, who also wrote its introduction, Son of My Soul – The Adoption of Christopher, winner of the FaithWriters Gold Seal of Approval – Out Standing Read, Books & Authors Excellence in Literature, Books and Authors Best Non Fiction, and AllBooks Reviews Editor’s Choice awards, and “Jesus Gandhi Oma Mae Adams,” Debra’s first novel, co-authored with Linda Lee Greene. All are available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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