Today as part of our ongoing series on the German book market, we’re focusing on digital publishing. In Germany, ebooks are distributed by publishers directly, via online vendors or by bookstores.
As the Frankfurt Book Fair approaches, we’ve been discussing the German book market with advice from industry expert Ulrich Spiller. Check our previous introductory post on the marketplace here, and our post on distribution channels and bookstores here. Today, we’re talking about pricing and sales conditions, as well as the opportunities for distribution via print-on-demand.
In our last blog post we gave an introduction to the German market. Today we’re going to be shifting our focus on the distribution channels in Germany, and exploring some of the bookstores that make up the largest distribution channel in the market.
With the Frankfurt Book Fair fast approaching, we’ll be focusing on the German book market for the next few posts. Today we have a quick introduction to the reading habits and market conditions in Germany from publishing expert Ulrich Spiller. Interested in learning more about the German market? Stay tuned for upcoming blog posts, take a look at our website for further resources, or download our 2015 market guide.
We’ve been talking about the Japanese book market on the blog lately. Check out our post on entering the market here. Today we’re highlighting some opportunities in Japan for ELT publishers. Interested in learning more about the Japanese book market? Download our report, Selling Canadian Books Into Japan.
The licensing of translation rights remains the best way to bring fiction and non-fiction titles to a Japanese audience.
We’ve been discussing the Japanese book market on the blog recently. Check our previous introductory post here and a post on pricing and formats in the market here. Today and over our next few posts we’ll be talking about opportunities of the Japanese markets in specific genres, starting with the opportunities for academic publishers.
In our last blog post we gave an introduction to the Japanese book market. Recall that Japan is an important market for rights and export sales with imports from Canada in 2011 amounting to nearly $358,000. Translation works typically represent 8 to 10% of Japanese publications and translation rights for around 4,000 books in English are sold in to Japan each year.