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Beyond The Book Podcast: The Future of Independent Publishing

There is a new podcast from Copyright Clearance Center’s Beyond the Book, which features an interview with Executive Director of Small Publishers Association of North America (SPAN) Scott Flora and Winoca Books  & Media founder Barbara Brannon. In a pointed discussion on the future of independent publishing, Flora emphasizes SPAN’s mission to create a new, more distinguished class of independent publishers with better professional product and improved access to distribution and bookstores. To this end, SPAN and Winoca Book & Media will form a committee this summer to develop the Professional Independent Publisher (PIP) with the aim of providing certifications to independent publishers. CCC encourages publishers and supporters to voice their opinion of the program and comment on the discussion on the CCC Facebook Fan Page – http://www.facebook.com/BeyondTheBook

The podcast and transcript links are available below:

http://beyondthebookcast.com/publishing-indies-to-seek-certification/
http://www.beyondthebookcast.com/wp-images/FloraBrannonTranscript.pdf

eBook Wars – a live podcast this Wednesday

**Note, this was recorded**  info below.  This Wednesday, Feb. 10th from 2PM – 3PM EST, Copyright Clearance Center’s Chris Kenneally will be hosting a special Beyond the Book live podcast (http://beyondthebookcast.com/live-webcast/) examining the eBook Wars, which are taking shape with MacMillan challenging Amazon and the rise of eReaders and the iPad. During the podcast, Chris and his panelists will look at all sides of the e-book story and what future battles may bring to the print and digital marketplace. The podcast will air live on BlogTalkRadio: http://bit.ly/drJipN

Joining Chris are:

·         Andrew Albanese, features editor at Publishers Weekly;

·         Sara Nelson, Books Editor, “O” Magazine;

·         Brian O’Leary, Founder & Principal, Magellan Media Partners; and

·         Mike Shatzkin, Founder & CEO, The Idea Logical Company, Inc.,

During the podcast, Chris will also be taking phone calls at 646-378-1949.

Yes it was recorded, you can listen here:http://beyondthebookcast.com/from-the-frontlines-of-the-ebook-wars/