InCopy + InDesign: Getting Started

Save time, money, and sanity with an InCopy/InDesign workflow!  You've heard about InCopy ... maybe you also know someone who's using it at their company ... and you're wondering if your publication team should be using it too. Sound familiar? Then this eSeminar is for you!

As you'll learn, Adobe InCopy is the editorial partner to Adobe InDesign. At only $249 per editorial seat (Mac or Windows ... it's cross-platform ... and no server required), your writers and editors can craft copy directly in the electronic layout file, using the exact same formatting as the designer, writing to fit and proofing line breaks from the start.

You can still mark up paper proofs, if you prefer (InCopy can print InDesign layouts or export them to PDF), but you don't need to wait to work on your pages while someone else is working on theirs. Multiple InCopy users can work on the same InDesign file concurrently (built-in safeguards prevent more than one person from editing the same story at once), even if the designer is still developing page designs in the layout! And InCopy's Track Changes feature helps keeps everything straight.

Companies who have moved to the InCopy/InDesign workflow commonly report publication turnaround time savings of 50% to 80%, and saved thousands of dollars a month in paper and toner costs alone. This is the beauty of the parallel workflow, and why so many companies consider it their "secret weapon" in a tough economy. 

Join InCopy workflow expert Anne-Marie Concepcion, an independent publishing trainer and consultant, in this hour-long Getting Started session to see exactly how it works, what's required, and if it can work at your workplace. You'll learn a ton of useful information, including:

Best ways to set up the workflow for your particular publication: local with a server, local without a server, a few people off-site, everyone off-site (virtual companies)

The one essential step you need to do in InDesign to make a layout editable in InCopy 

How a publication goes through the process from start to finish

Top 10 features that writers and editors will love in InCopy

How to continue using Word while still taking advantage of InCopy

Working with outside contributors who don't have InCopy

When InCopy is a solution for you, and when it probably isn't (and if it isn't, what are some alternatives)

This is an eSeminar!

This is a recording of an eSeminar (or "webinar"), so you can watch it in your own Web browser, wherever you are, and listen over your computer's speakers. No special software is required. You'll have the option to view it as many times as you want for 30 days.

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Any handouts that the presenter made available to attendees at the live session are also availalble to all who purchase this recording. If handouts were provided, you'll be able to download them via link shown in the recording.

The Presenter

Anne-Marie Concepcion is one of the country’s top InCopy workflow experts. She’s the author of the popular InDesign/InCopy Workflow Essentials video tutorials from, publishes the blog and its companion e-zine, InCopyFlow, and is the co-host of the blog and podcast. As the owner of Chicago-based Seneca Design & Training, a cross-media design studio and certified Adobe training provider, Anne-Marie has worked with hundreds of companies around the U.S. to help them streamline their design and production procedures using Adobe software.


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