book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Tuesday 3rd March

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Selling Rights Vs. Translating It Yourself, The Debate Continues

Posted at 2:00PM Friday 03 Aug 2012

Two schools of thought are emerging about how to handle sales of your books abroad. Should you a) go the traditional route and sell the rights to publish your book to a local company who will then handle translation, distribution, sales and marketing, or b) should you consider translating the book on your own and then working with local booksellers and platforms abroad to accomplish much the same thing?

Publishing Perspectives




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

Ebook Metadata's Radical Possibilities
www.digitalbookworld.com

Using Metadata to Go Beyond the Ebook

Translation Matters: The Unsung Heroes Of World Literature
www.bbc.co.uk

Is it possible to appreciate the pleasures of foreign books, without going to the trouble of learning another language?

To Kill A Mockingbird: The First YA Novel?
www.bbc.com

Why the young especially love the book

Have Men Fallen Out Of Love With Books?
www.telegraph.co.uk

How do we change the fact that many men haven't picked up a book since school?

Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better
www.huffingtonpost.com

Print books have a promising future

Are Women Hardwired To Love Thrillers?
www.telegraph.co.uk

From House of Cards to Gone Girl, thrillers are having a serious moment

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. British Newcomer Vies With International Literary Names For Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award
  2. London Book Fair To Matchmake Across The Media
  3. Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better
  4. Five Women On Sunday Times EFG Short Story Shortlist
  5. All Fiction Follows One Of Six Basic Storylines, According To New Research
  6. Rebekah Brooks About To Be Rehired By Rupert Murdoch For US Operation
  7. Waterstones And HarperCollins To Create Killer Crime Festival
  8. The Summer Reading Challenge 2015
  9. Plum Johnson Wins The Rbc Taylor Prize For Non-fiction
  10. Divorcing A Real Witch Makes Diagram's 'Oddest Book Title Of The Year' Shortlist