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Publishing Consulting

Riverwinds Consulting is here to help guide an association or organization through peaks and valleys of publishing. Riverwinds offers an organization-wide experience in both the digital and print landscape.


Consultations can be on a focused single task or a long-term engagement. Riverwinds can help bring key projects to fruition or work as a sounding board for major publishing initiatives.


  • Customer and Industry Review,

  • Digital Strategy Development,

  • Global Rights and Licensing,

  • New Product Research and Development,

  • Partner/Vendor Analysis and Negotiation,

  • Publishing Operations Audit,

  • RFP Process Management, or

  • Strategic Planning and Execution.


Some potential services include: ​


  • converting existing publications to open access,

  • adding echapter capability to existing book programs,

  • implementing anti-piracy software to reduce theft of content,

  • reviewing the decision to have production tasks kept in-house or outsourced,

  • using altmetrics on publications to help grow article discoverability,

  • assessing how data are utilized within an organization to inform decisions,

  • developing plans to address ad blocking and ad viewability,

  • and countless other ways to address challenges and opportunities.


Working with Riverwinds can also help augment staffing shortfalls or assist with time-sensitive projects. Riverwinds can help publishers, self-publishers, associations/societies, or other organizations with key goals. 


Riverwinds is ready to discuss short- and long-term needs. Contact us today.

About Riverwinds Consulting


Riverwinds Consulting offers a full catalog of services to associations, publishers, and other organizations. Specializing in scholarly publishing, Riverwinds addresses both print and digital needs with services including: Customer and Industry Review; Digital Strategy Development; Global Rights and Licensing; New Product Research and Development; Partner/Vendor Analysis and NegotiationPublishing Consulting; Publishing Operations Audit; and Strategic Planning and Execution. Riverwinds brings to bear 25+ years of experience in publishing.

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