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CONTENT MANAGEMENT & PUBLISHING SOLUTION

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & EDITORIAL SERVICE
TYPESETTING AND COMPOSITION SERVICE
DIGITAL PUBLISHING SERVICE
LOCALIZATION
MEDIA, DESIGN AND
WEB
CLIENT
TESTIMONIAL

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND EDITORIAL SERVICES

Project Management

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B2K has a high repute for quality and timely deliveries. Project managers serve as internal representatives to the clients. The project management team is responsible for making effective quality checks with quality assurance and also ensures troubleshooting and resolving issues in production.We have core competency in making sure that the deliverable are mapped with the publisher specific requirements.  Our project manager takes a lead role in training the quality controllers on customer specifications and requirements. The competency leads for various departments are in continuous and comprehensive training programs with the project management team to ensure regular updates on new developments on the publishing front.

The project manager is also responsible for the collation of pages after the first pass pages are done. The author feedback, the editorial proofreader feedback and publisher feedback are taken into account and resolved with the expertise of a copyeditor in order to ensure clean pages.

Editorial Services

Copy Editing

We are quite experienced in all levels of copyediting simple, medium and complex. Copyediting is an all-out comprehensive approach on the manuscript whereby the effort is made to retain the flavor of the author’s language orientation, keeping in mind his/her style and tone of writing and conveying the message. The technical and engineering books have an additional round of QC ensuring technical edits with regard to the equations, math, text and other details.Our editors are proficient in online and hardcopy edits and are adept in Chicago Manual of Style, APA, AMA and other general industry standards. Standard guidelines are created for each publisher and shared with the team in general to ensure consistency in edits. Regular training programs are organized for editors with intermittent sessions and workshops on publisher specific guidelines.  In case of conflict, the copyeditor consults with the project manager and ensures the same is effectively resolved ASAP. The copyeditor also plays an effective and lead role during collation of pages.

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Indexing

B2K has a well-versed  indexers proficient at general and conceptual entries,who are exposed to different types of indexes ranging from medical, mass market, trade, science, engineering and management. An indexer is a good reader of pages and ensures that only  relevant entries are indexed, keeping in mind the target audience, type of book and the context in which it has been written.We have successfully executed exclusive indexing projects for prominent publishers and distinguished authors. B2K follows a thorough and systematic system for delivering indexing services, so that every word or subject that may be of importance in the given subject, is present in the body of the content and also included in the index.

Proofreading

We have an experienced team of proofreaders and quality controllers who produce crisp proofread pages taking into account style, consistency and technical aspects. They are also proficient in colour proofing and soft proofing.  PDF compare, word compare and spell checks are a few tools that are run with ‘sense.’

TYPESETTING AND COMPOSITION SERVICES

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Typesetting

Typesetting services as one of our core functional expertise areas with a dedicated team of professionals well learned and experienced in Typesetting, Composing, Pagination and Copyediting. Using latest trends of concepts and create own template based on the client focus. After the content is determined, we begin to start visualizing the layout using a simple Layout style. Each block is labeled and represents a content area so that we can begin to see the order we established earlier. This allows us to focus on the visual importance and content area size for each element of the page.B2K have an in-house dedicated team of skilled and up to date compositors who have worked with the latest pagination software (with/without XML) and delivered key projects. They can cater to requirements for typesetting from 1-color to 4-color. Proficient in all industry standard software packages, our typesetting department can produce a huge range of work in vastly reduced timeframes.

COMPOSITION SERVICE

During the process of conversion only after a manual intervention the formatting becomes more accurate and concise. We are experts at converting files from word, XML, HTML and text, printed documents, QuarkXPress and scanned files, to formats like Palm, Smash words, ePub, Kindle, mobi, Sony BBeB and others. Our formats pass all standard checks and are actively used for display in most popular devices.

B2K currently caters to select STM (scientific, technical and medical) publishers as our key clients who have a substantial requirement of typesetting services. While working for them, our prepress team uses Quark-X-press, Adobe InDesign and Frame maker for   page-layout applications.  We extensively use Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and CorelDraw for image processing, illustration re-drawing and cover designing.

We ensure that our deliveries are clear and consistent, complete and credible, and the text is well written, and grammatically precise. They may be required to correct spelling, grammar and design layout (proofreading), or check content, impose consistent styles and reword or rewrite (copy-editing). This depends on the project, client and their own specialist experience. Many copy-proofreaders /editors perform both functions in tandem.

We have a separate team for artwork that works exclusively on the artwork generation, retouching, labeling, cover design, scanning of half tones and line arts, clipping, designing of brochures, monographs, newsletters, proposals, and case studies. Based on our client requirements we employ specialists on specific projects. In our quest for quality, we employ niche companies to complete our art work details with finesse.

TECHNOLOGIES WE WORK

DIGITAL PUBLISHING SERVICES

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E-Books Conversion (Digital Publishing Suite - DPS)

Our operations include mobile, tablet and web based deliveries, allowing our clients to easily and cost effectively maximize the value of their content, as a greater number of consumers use electronic alternatives to access publications. Interactive Design is defined as an user-oriented field of study that focuses on meaningful communications through cyclical and collaborative processes between people and technology. Successful interactive designs have simple, clearly defined goals, a strong purpose and intuitive screen interface. Retrieving and processing information through on-demand responsiveness.

XML Conversion

Today XML is widely utilized to show information on the World Wide Web. The benefits of using XML is that it is easy to implement and flexible in nature. Due to multiple benefits of employing XML most corporate firms want to convert their data into XML form which can help them in increasing business.Due to our high quality XML conversion services, we have clients in more than 50 countries who are extremely pleased by our services. We have experience of converting all types of format into XML which includes HTML, PDF, DOC, DOCX, Text and many more.We have a talented team of professionals with years of experience in effective XML conversion. We use advanced tools and technologies to convert client’s data into XML. We have the capacity to handle a chunk of XML conversion work in allotted time. Our tech team works very hard to implement some specific and unique requirements by clients.Our XML conversion services come with a guarantee of accuracy up to 99.9%. Our cost package varies according to the need/demand of our clients. We have staff strive for quality output, so that our clients can have the most efficient XML conversion services.

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LOCALIZATION

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In order to reach a wider audience, a global corporation needs highly effective multilingual communication. This will help to achieve greater impact and reach a broader base of customers, employees and stakeholders in their native language. We work with many of the world’s leading organizations to help bring them a competitive advantage, by providing quality, accuracy, speed and cost reduction in their multi-lingual communications. B2K is one of the best linguistic service providers in the country. Our dedicated and experienced team offers a wide range of multilingual solutions for domestic and global conglomerates in a variety of industries. With our extensive resources, clients can take advantage of end-to-end communication services on a global scale, creating, managing and distributing content in any format.

MEDIA, DESIGN AND WEB

We provide the following services for our clients.

What is proper branding? Branding is done to imprint the uniqueness of a product in customer’s mind. It gives an identity to the product. It aims at telling the story of a company or product across all forms of media with style and personality.  Branding ensures that the product/service stays clear in customers/consumers mind’s forever. Whether you have some existing brand elements or need to establish a new brand, we at B2K can develop the right route plan for your brand.  We will present the a reliable roadmap for the brand.

Every business wants to stand out from the competition; the best way to get this done is with a corporate brand. By using a brand, a company ensures that all its marketing and sales communications has a consistent look and feel. When it’s time for new or revised branding, companies turn to corporate designers to help them find the image they are looking to achieve.

Whether you need a local focus or a global view, we offer world-class execution and attention to detail. Our processes are tailored to support clients from any sector, cost-effective, efficient and globally consistent operations.

There are three responses to a piece of design – Yes, No and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for us.

Our smart, enthusiastic, well organized and creative team always goes for this Wow goal! We want to gain invaluable experience working with a friendly team with wide range of products. Over time we have worked for various agencies and worked on so many different kinds of print/web design projects that it makes a newcomer’s head spin. Over time, they adapt and keep pace with our team.B2k creates layouts, logos, designs for packaging, advertising, marketing collateral, and other published materials in print and online. We arrange photos, illustrations, and color. 

We provide worldwide production platform and offer cost effective solutions for long run consumer magazines and short-run trade or specialty publications for a range of industries. Using our mail consolidation, drop shipping and newsstand services will help reduce costs related to postage and transportation while improving delivery reliability. These solutions include distribution programs designed to reduce postage and transportation costs that typically represent over half the cost of production.

We are crazy about making awesome websites. When you hire us to build yours, we immediately start researching your field of business, your competitors, and what speaks to people in your market. From there, we wire frame the layout to ensure that the main thing speaks most clearly and everything else supports it. Once the framing is done, we begin crafting the look and feel of the site, so that it fits you and your company’s personality. It is very rare that we need more than two or three versions to nail the design.

Premedia is the process of checking if the digital data required to print a job are all present and valid. Nowadays it is usually PDF files that are sent to a printing company. The PDF file format is a solid standard to exchange pages, ranging from single ads to pages to complete publications. Using PDF is however no guarantee that the receiver of a file can actually output it as intended. To make sure that a file matches the requirements, reproduce it correctly, it needs to be checked or ‘preflighted’ by our premedia tech team. The following are the main elements involved in the process.

  • Page specific settings
  • Text
  • Fonts
  • Transparency
  • Image
  • Artwork
  • Color

We are one of the leading outsourcing clipping path and image processing companies offering a wide array of digital image processing services like image retouching, picture editing, photo retouching, image cutouts, clipping path, background removal, color correction, image masking, back ground cleaning/cloning, sharpening/restoration of color, etc. We have been providing high quality image processing service to retailers, real estate developers, photographers, publishing houses, advertisement agencies, jewellery houses and catalog companies. Attractive and crisp images are of utmost importance for these establishments. Every day we process around 1000 images and we can scale up the manpower if required.

Image enhancement improves the quality of the image by making it lighter or darker, or by increasing or decreasing the contrast, removing undesirable fields/parts of the image, balancing color and so on. Blemishes, freckles can be removed from the faces to ensure that the skin has a perfect texture and tone.

Our photo enhancement experts rectify the flaws in your images to make them perfect for any kind of medium. Remove stains, creases etc, Remove undesirable objects on a scene, Establish colors and tones, Merge two or more images,  Increase/decrease the sharpness and brightness of the image.