Is Being First Into a New International E-book Market Ever Best?

Evidence suggests that the most successful ebook retailers build on the mistakes of the predecessors and being first-to-market isn't a key to success. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukrainian Publishers Look to Further Develop Their Book Market and International Profile

With a bright, new stand design and a newly launched Ukrainian Book Institute, the country's publishers and literature made a big splash in Frankfurt. The post Ukrainian Publishers Look to Further Develop Their Book Market and International Profile appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Editors Observe Trends in the German Book Market

Contrasts and comparisons, challenges and opportunities: a group of English-language children's book editors share their observations of the Germany market following their summer German Book Office tour. The post International Editors Observe Trends in the German Book Market appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing

Pakastani-born Canadian children's book author Rukhsana Khan explains how to leveraging appearances at book fairs for the greatest benefit and impact. The post A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Expanding the International Rights Market for Children’s Books

A new breed of independent foreign rights professionals specialized in children’s book rights sales has emerged, and they are finding new homes abroad for kids' literature. The post Expanding the International Rights Market for Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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Sharjah’s 38th International Book Fair Welcomes 60 International Authors and Chefs

The 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair cultural and cooking programs offer their own busy schedules, during the full 11 days of the fair's 38th run. The post Sharjah’s 38th International Book Fair Welcomes 60 International Authors and Chefs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-27 00:37:26 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again

Featuring a parallel children's division for a second year, the Beijing International Book Fair again expects some 2,500 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors. The post Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-28 05:30:44 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market

Disagreeing with assessments of a slowdown in the Chinese book market, the Beijing International Book Fair director says she's seeing 'real energy in the sector. The post Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Fair Rebrands as Book Forum

The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian return from wandering around the London book fair to chat about the big books snapped up at this year’s event. What will we be reading in 2019 and 2020? The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International prize for translated fiction was also announced, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara International Book Fair To Focus on Children’s Books, Guest of Honor Madrid

At the Guadalajara Book Fair, the professional program focuses on children's books and the rights center looks strong with 130 tables booked. The post Guadalajara International Book Fair To Focus on Children’s Books, Guest of Honor Madrid appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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