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What is the Best Systems Improvement You Made in 2012?

By Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-chief

In today’s feature story Andy Richardson of Influential Software argues that you need to invest more attention, time and money in your digital and information systems if you hope to guarantee long-term success for your publishing business.

He notes, “In fact, the commitment to workable systems is a prudent means of securing initial financial investment in the first place.”

While Richardson is specifically talking of start-ups, the advice is equally relevant to established publishing companies.

These digital days, back-office systems are the backbone of any company.

So tell us, looking back on 2012, what’s the best systems improvement you made this year? How did it change or augment your existing systems? And would you recommend it to others?

Let us know what you think in the comments.

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One Comment

  1. Posted December 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | Permalink

    We are most excited to be working with EasyPress, which is letting us take control of the scheduling of our typesetting and EPUB conversion functions in house. It will offer extra time for writers to write, instant ebook conversion, a much quicker turnaround, plus lower costs — all with the flexibility to create reprints and multiple ebooks editions and design print-ready files with various fonts, etc. (www.easypress.com)

    Sara O’Connor
    Editorial Director, Print & Digital

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