Director’s Desk: Profiling the Successful Publisher

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November 2013
by Angela Bole

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When I’m asked to describe the independent publishers and self-published authors who choose to join IBPA, I say they’re the kind who understand that publishing is a business and, knowing this, join IBPA to become better business people.

But what does this mean? How do you become better at business? And what does a successful business person look like?

As I’ve transitioned into my new role as IBPA’s executive director, I’ve had occasion to think about these questions a lot. If IBPA is tasked with leading and serving the independent publishing community by providing advocacy, education, and tools for success, how are we meant, in the end, to measure this success? Both for ourselves and for our members?…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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