12 Profitable Book-Production Tips for Publishers and Printers
“As for XBITs, we’ve been using it daily with one of the major publishers for several years to report usage and receipts in their paper inventory,” Booth continues. “Up until about a year ago, another publisher was having us use it to report drop-shipping information; however, that publisher has implemented new systems that no longer rely on this information.”
Eugene G. Schwartz is editor at large for ForeWord Reviews, an industry observer and an occasional columnist for Book Business magazine. In an earlier career, he was in the printing business and held production management positions at Random House, Prentice-Hall/Goodyear and CRM Books/Psychology Today. A former PMA (IBPA) board member, he has headed his own publishing consultancy, Consortium House. He is also Co-Founder of Worthy Shorts Inc., a development stage online private press and publication service for professionals as well as an online back office publication service for publishers and associations. He is on the Publishing Business Conference and Expo Advisory Board.