Category: Distribution

Frankfurt 2019 Rights Meeting Recap: The Czech Book Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

This year’s Rights Meting at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October explored a series of exciting book markets and rights selling technologies, covering various aspects of the Chinese book market, the Czech and Slovak markets, and digital tools such as blockchain. In our latest blog series, we are sharing some of the insights we gleaned from the event presentations and discussions. In today’s post, we provide a synopsis of Kristin Olson’s presentation on the book market in the Czech Republic.

01/06/2020 | Book Fairs, Digital, Distribution, Events, Export, Rights

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Formats and Pricing

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th). To help you brush up on this exciting and growing market before the fair, today we are sharing an excerpt of our 2018 market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose.

11/27/2019 | Digital, Distribution, Export, Market Guides

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Sales and Distribution

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th ). To help you brush up on this exciting and growing market before the fair, today we are sharing an excerpt of our 2018 market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose.

11/20/2019 | Book Fairs, Distribution, Export, Market Guides

Platforms and Audiences

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

In today’s post we provide an overview of the presentations on new and exciting platforms that are enabling publishers to connect with readers. Gaining and retaining book buyers and readers is increasingly difficult in an environment saturated with content in multiple formats hailing from various sources. These distribution models—a subscription-based book club, a cloud-based platform for creating and cataloguing ebooks, and an audiobook subscription service—have made remarkable progress towards building audiences in their respective markets and beyond.

11/21/2018 | Book Fairs, Digital, Distribution, Export

The Markets FBM 2017 Business Club Conference (Part 2)

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

For those of you who missed the 2017 The Markets conference hosted by The Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives, we have recently been covering some of the sessions we attended while there. Today, we’re back with insights on some emerging publishing trends in France, this year’s guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

12/22/2017 | Book Fairs, Distribution, Events, Export, Rights

The Korean Book Market: Opportunities and Recommendations

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

There is a substantial market for imported and translated Canadian books in Korea. Canadian publishers must decide on the appropriate strategy for approaching this market, whether it is to export their books to Korea or license them for publication. The translated market is approximately twice the size of the import market (21 percent versus 9.5 percent, respectively), but with greater potential, there are greater obstacles. In today’s post, we provide a final excerpt from our guide on Selling Canadian Books in Korea: A Guide for Canadian Publishers, in which experts Tony Michell and Darwin Shim outline some specific opportunities and recommendations for making inroads into this market.

11/23/2017 | Distribution, Export, Market Guides, Programs

Potential Sales and Distribution Channels for Imported Books in Korea

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

Recently, we have been exploring the Korean book market through excerpts of our Selling Canadian Books in Korea market guide. In today’s post, expert authors Tony Michell and Darwin Shim outline this market’s potential sales and distribution channels for imported books.

11/09/2017 | Book Fairs, Digital, Distribution, Export, Market Guides

Tips on Formats, Pricing, and Preferred Reading Devices in the Korean Book Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

Are you a Canadian publisher looking for information on new export markets? Today we continue our series of blog posts on the Korean book market. Excerpted from our market guide Selling Canadian Books in Korea: A Guide for Canadian Publishers by Tony Michell and Darwin Shim, today’s post shares some guidance on formats, pricing, and preferred reading devices in the Korean book market.

11/02/2017 | Distribution, Export, Market Guides