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 10 Commandments of Selling Rights to French Publishers
The first commandment of selling book rights to French publishers: know their list! Nine others follow, courtesy of Anne Michel of Albin Michel.
SaltWay Proves There’s Still Room for Quality
UK distributor SaltWay specializes in illustrated books from around the world, and presented some beautiful editions at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year.
“Bridging” Books and Bloggers at Headline UK
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.
Stop Trying to Sell Rights to Us!
Non-English language publishers should publish in English themselves, argues Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin in his keynote speech at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Rights Directors Identify New Revenue Streams
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual International Rights Directors Meeting, experts identified new opportunities for publishers to increase their revenue from rights.
Aussie Rights Trade on the Rise
Despite a dip in overall book sales down under, Australian agents and rights managers report a booming business from the Frankfurt Book Fair.
E-books Offer Silver Lining for Australians
Australian book sales have plunged 10% in 2012, but e-book sales are finally taking off, writes Andrew Wilkins.
Zola E-book Store Puts Publishers Up Front
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.
The Secrets Behind Brand Faber
Faber’s Will Atkinson spoke in Frankfurt about the publisher’s success with its branding initiatives.