Making allies of your sales team and ‘star translators’ who can influence publishers on rights buys: Two tips from this year’s Frankfurt gathering.
The first commandment of selling book rights to French publishers: know their list! Nine others follow, courtesy of Anne Michel of Albin Michel.
UK distributor SaltWay specializes in illustrated books from around the world, and presented some beautiful editions at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Business Club, publishers gathered to discuss their latest marketing initiatives, among them was Headline UK’s Bookbridgr system for liaising with book bloggers.
Non-English language publishers should publish in English themselves, argues Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin in his keynote speech at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual International Rights Directors Meeting, experts identified new opportunities for publishers to increase their revenue from rights.
Despite a dip in overall book sales down under, Australian agents and rights managers report a booming business from the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Australian book sales have plunged 10% in 2012, but e-book sales are finally taking off, writes Andrew Wilkins.
Zola Books, a forthcoming e-book platform, offered a sneak peek at their services at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Zola plans to officially launch in one week.
Faber’s Will Atkinson spoke in Frankfurt about the publisher’s success with its branding initiatives.