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Episode 8 of our podcast is now out: "Change and Innovation in the Book Industry from a Global Perspective – with Rüdiger Wischenbart". In this episode, Rüdiger talks about change and innovation in the global book industry: he shares insights into how the publishing landscape has been evolving and where he sees it heading in the future. 

The 'Digital Consumer Book Barometer 2021', written by Rüdiger and Michaela Anna Fleischhacker, was just released in June. This report provides statistics and analysis on ebook and audiobook sales in Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, and Mexico. You can download it for free from here.

Episode 7: Women's Entrepreneurship in Publishing and Beyond – A Conversation with Susanne Althoff. Journalist, professor, and author of Launching While Female: Smashing the System That Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back Susanne Althoff joins us to talk about women’s entrepreneurship in the publishing industry. Listen to Susanne share findings from her extensive research on the challenges faced by women and nonbinary entrepreneurs, especially those of color. Susanne also lays out practical ways to achieve a more inclusive, equitable, and successful entrepreneurial landscape.

Episode 6: Exploring Open Access at a University Press – An Interview with Elizabeth Scarpelli. The director of the University of Cincinnati Press talks about how the press has taken a unique path to publish by repositioning its relationship with the university, creating a new type of authorship, and making deep use of open access.

Episode 5: Rights the Right Way – A Talk with Kris Kliemann. In this episode, Kris Kliemann shared her views on the state of rights management from a wide range of perspectives. Kris explained the rights landscape by mapping where it used to be, what is happening now, and plans for the way forward in rights management.

Episode 4: From London to Bologna, Book Fairs and More – An Interview with Jacks Thomas. In this episode, Jacks Thomas, who has helmed both The London Book Fair and Bologna Children's Book Fair, shared her legendary career journey, as well as her thoughts on publishing, multi-cultures, diversity, education, and everything you know and don't know about book fairs.

Episode 3: Perspectives on Publishing Standards from BISG and EDItEUR – a joint interview with Brian O’Leary and Graham Bell: In this 30-minute interview, the two experts explained fundamental concepts, best practices, and the ins and outs of main publishing standards.

Episode 2: Publishing consultant Robert Baensch guested our show and brought us his in-depth investigation, understanding of the Chinese publishing market, and advice on how to build new bridges.

Episode 1 features audio expert Javier Celaya, Founder of dosdoce.com: “Audio and Subscription Services: Are You Ready for the Changes?“ – with one of many key topics: “how the Corona lockdown changed our reading and consumption behavior and how publishers can adapt to the changes and turn them into opportunities”.

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BTW: We’d like to hear from you – tell us what’s going on with your publishing projects or business during these challenging times on Twitter ( @Klopotek_AG ) or LinkedIn – or email info(at)klopotek.com– your feedback might be one of the next topic’s of Klopotek Publishing Radio ...