February 19, 2020. Running an indexing business is a challenging task. The path to success depends on various factors, including effective marketing, strong customer relations, sound project management, thoughtful organization of the office space, and responsible financial management. All those factors, however, should align with a unique business strategy and a set of actions that […]
Indexes Locorum: An Elegant Niche with Kate Mertes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Demand for Indexes Locorum are on the rise, and publishers are finding it hard to locate indexers able and willing to construct these finicky texts. This webinar will introduce you to a whole new profitable world of indexing.
Replay available now. Based on a text of Jim Fuhr’s, the presentation will cover the basics of preparing a Word document for conversion into book form by Cambridge University Press or its affiliates. During this one-hour webinar, you will learn: Reasons for embedding; CUP/XML’s relation to other embedding programs; Its basic operations: ease and difficulties; […]
Replay available now. Embedded indexing involves more complex communication with your client to ensure that the project goes well. With file management, font choices, and project schedules to understand, it is important to establish good communication. Your clients may not understand what embedding involves, and it is often up to you to educate them. In […]
Watch the replay now! Textbook Indexing—Basic skills and guidelines to create a good textbook index Learn the pros and cons of updating vs. original creation of textbook indexes. Understand how to handle non-text material such as glossaries, graphics, appendices, etc. Find out how to create multiple name, subject, and company indexes simultaneously.
Writing, editing, embedding index entries—this can be done with professional indexing software! Come see Index-Manager, the all-in-one solution for embedded indexing. Pilar will demonstrate how she uses Index-Manager for writing quality indexes, including for providing analysis and headings, subheadings, cross-references, and page ranges. She will also show how she edits her work, and how she […]
August 29, 2018 Biographies are delightful to read, but present special challenges to the indexer. The genre includes autobiographies, memoirs, biographies devoted to one main character, works about two or more characters linked thematically, and even books about corporate entities written in a biographical style. During this webinar, Connie Binder will provide an overview of […]
Taxonomy Consulting with Heather Hedden Freelance taxonomy work or taxonomy consulting is a growing area that freelance information management professionals may want to consider. Companies, nonprofits, and government agencies have an increasing number of documents and content items that they need to better organize in order to manage and find. Taxonomies provide a systematic way […]
Building Your Blog: Content Creation to Enhance Your Success with Meghan Miller Brawley Blogging has been around for long enough that it’s often overlooked when it comes to social-media-heavy marketing. While indexing isn’t usually the first subject people think of when starting a blog, having a blog can be a valuable part of your overall […]
SKY Index Pro: Minimizing editing for increased efficiency with Anne Fifer, D.O. SKY Index Pro provides a number of tools that can be used to minimize the editing required for your completed index. Careful dictionary management, editing, and creating specialized dictionaries for specific projects can make your work faster and easier. Exporting the Autocomplete list […]