Joy of print procurement

In my post on security management I wrote: “In our selection of suppliers to work with, we ensure that there is plenty of duplication. It is tempting, once one has decided which supplier is best in class, to send all

Joy of print procurement

In my post on security management I wrote: “In our selection of suppliers to work with, we ensure that there is plenty of duplication. It is tempting, once one has decided which supplier is best in class, to send all

Postcards + content marketing = joy

Previously on this blog I’ve discussed the power of postcards in marketing — specifically for marketing books (‘Why use postcards to market books?‘, 19 Sept 2103). And I’ve discussed the potential of content marketing — broadcasting your expertise by providing helpful

Postcards + content marketing = joy

Previously on this blog I’ve discussed the power of postcards in marketing — specifically for marketing books (‘Why use postcards to market books?‘, 19 Sept 2103). And I’ve discussed the potential of content marketing — broadcasting your expertise by providing helpful

Tom Peters Wants You to Read

Originally posted on NUTs & FUNKENSPRUNG:
strategy + business, Published: May 26, 2016 The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. by Theodore Kinni Tom Peters. You know the guy.…

Tom Peters Wants You to Read

Originally posted on NUTs & FUNKENSPRUNG:
strategy + business, Published: May 26, 2016 The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. by Theodore Kinni Tom Peters. You know the guy.…

Publishing out of Africa — and other stories

I was alerted to Alan Hill’s memoir, In pursuit of publishing (John Murray, 1988), by Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE (the Managing Director of Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd). The book recounts a remarkable career with Heinemann, centred on the development of Heinemann

Publishing out of Africa — and other stories

I was alerted to Alan Hill’s memoir, In pursuit of publishing (John Murray, 1988), by Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE (the Managing Director of Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd). The book recounts a remarkable career with Heinemann, centred on the development of Heinemann

The Art of the Publisher

Roberto Calasso’s The art of the publisher, translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon, is published in Britain by Penguin (2015). Tastefully published too, in a dinky little format. It is an assemblage of various occasional pieces, written over several

The Art of the Publisher

Roberto Calasso’s The art of the publisher, translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon, is published in Britain by Penguin (2015). Tastefully published too, in a dinky little format. It is an assemblage of various occasional pieces, written over several

Bestsellers: review of John Sutherland

Bestsellers (2007) by John Sutherland is published on Oxford’s Very Short Introduction series. There are chapters on definitions, the history of bestsellers in Britain and America, on the modern scene, and commenting on bestseller lists in general. A final chapter,

Bestsellers: review of John Sutherland

Bestsellers (2007) by John Sutherland is published on Oxford’s Very Short Introduction series. There are chapters on definitions, the history of bestsellers in Britain and America, on the modern scene, and commenting on bestseller lists in general. A final chapter,

Noticing such things: creativity in Cambridgeshire

I thought I’d reblog the post below, since Cambridgeshire’s open studios month as come round again. This year’s programme is here.    Each year the county I live in, Cambridgeshire, has a month of open studios. At the weekends. local

Noticing such things: creativity in Cambridgeshire

I thought I’d reblog the post below, since Cambridgeshire’s open studios month as come round again. This year’s programme is here.    Each year the county I live in, Cambridgeshire, has a month of open studios. At the weekends. local