Linda Bennett works on business development and market research projects for publishers and other organisations connected to the publishing industry. She also organises seminars and conferences for publishers, booksellers and others. She provides advice to those new to the industry, e.g., digital wholesalers and platform providers. She runs five user / advisory groups for publishing and book-trade-related organisations and edits their newsletters. She is Director of Research for ALPSP, and a research fellow of Bristol Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and Huddersfield University Business School. She acts as field reporter for the Publishers Association on issues related to e-learning and e-publishing.