Hugh McGuire

Hugh McGuire
Founder/CEO, PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik

Website | @hughmcguire

Hugh is the founder of PressBooks, an open source book publishing platform built on WordPress; founder of, a publisher of free volunteer-read public domain audiobooks; and the co-editor with Brian O’Leary of “Book: A Futurist Manifesto.”


Make Empire-Hudson
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops.
Kirk Biglione (Oxford Media Works), Hugh McGuire (PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik )
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As digital becomes more central to a book publishers life, the tools must change to keep pace. In this session we look at WordPress as a lightweight digital swiss army knife, a powerful and flexible platform that can be adapted to many publishing needs. We'll look at using WordPress-based systems for ecommerce, marketing, catalogs and discovery and more. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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