CONTINUING SERVICES PERFORMED FOR
Since 1968 we’ve worked intimately
with more than 877 book and periodical publishers and
distributors to develop more effective procedures,
organiz-ations, and key personnel. We’re available
anytime to share this experience with you through
such assignments as:
General Operations : Whether we come back every
three months to help your key managers adjust budgets and
procedures through regular quarterly reviews, or only once
every year or so to offer our perspective on your progress,
you'll find such 'booster shots' a good way to encourage
follow-up by your staff.
Training Seminars : Give us your whole staff,
around a conference table for two days and we'll stimulate
more planning, coordination, creativity and growth than
you've seen in years!
Recruiting/Screening Key People :
We'll objectively sift the resumes for the leading
candidates before they even know who you
Planning Retreats : A couple of days away from
your office with your key managers is enough time for us to
help you shape concrete strategy for the year
Your Editorial Plan : Let us dig out of your
editors a sound and organized 'new product' blueprint for
the next three months defining who reports what, and
Your Author Contract : Are you giving away too much
or offering too little, with the standard contract that
defines your bargaining position.
Potential Author Contracts : We'll ouline a specific
program that helps each of your acquisition editors enlarge
your list of interested writers.
Key Job Descriptions : Have your core managers
accepted responsibility for the things that only
they can bring to pass?
Another Publishing House : Before you commit
yourself, we know how to find out how the new property will
really function in the months after you buy
a Marketing Plan : Dollar-by-dollar and
theme-by-theme, lets lay out the next year as a budgeted
scheduled of properly-timed events.
Promotion Plans and Materials: It's easier than you
think to convert your strategy to specific tactics that
almost guarantee success.
Future Planning Automatic: Let's install some
simple, proven procedures that will keep your people
thinking ahead every month.
Budget Strategy: Subtle manipulation of
organizational dynamics through spending shifts can
redirect and refine your program and
Budget Adjustments: We can demonstrate, or
lead, a review process you can use to fine-tune for
profitability on a regular basis.
Purchasing: Disciplined procedures can reduce
typsetting/printing costs without lowering
Creating Job-Procedure Guides:
Our technique enlists your entire staff in generating their
own checklists with remarkable speed.
Your Publishing House: We can help you decide
what it's worth and outline a step-by-step selling
Assignments: If your problem hasn't been
covered above, just tell us about it and we'll estimate
what our help will cost.