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How RightsZone Can Save You Time

How RightsZone Can Save You Time

RightsZone works in the way that you work...wherever you work. As busy publishing professional time is at a premium. Therefore, you need to use it wisely. With RightsZone, there are lots of great time-saving hacks you can use to manage your day-to-day processes more...

Top Skills for a Job in Rights

Top Skills for a Job in Rights

"I want to work in rights - what skills do I need?" At a recent Rights2gether network meeting, Kim Williams (Co-Head of PUP Europe and Digital & Audio Publisher at Princeton University Press) and Emma James (International Publishing Consultant and,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Selling Rights

A Beginner’s Guide to Selling Rights

Knowing how to ‘sell rights’ can feel a little daunting, if it is an area of publishing that you have not had much experience of. For those who are ‘new to rights’  our short, 10 step guide will guide you through the basics of selling rights, so that you can make the...

Permissions: Publishing’s Lost Revenue Source

Permissions: Publishing’s Lost Revenue Source

Imagine that you had a business for which you had (without any marketing or sales spend), a steady stream of customers ready and willing to part with their cash to get their hands on your stuff. It would be amazing, wouldn’t it? And you would do everything you...

Top Tips for Frankfurt Bookfair Follow-up

Top Tips for Frankfurt Bookfair Follow-up

There is always so much to think about before you head off to the Frankfurt Bookfair. There is lots of nervous excitement. There is lots of preparation before you go. If it is your first time attending Frankfurt Bookfair, check out our blog, written just for you: Top...

Top Tips for a First Timer at Frankfurt Bookfair

Top Tips for a First Timer at Frankfurt Bookfair

If you have never attended the Frankfurt Bookfair or “Messe” in person before, you are in for a real treat!  There are a huge number of stands spread across several large exhibition halls representing many different aspects of the publishing industry. There are...

Rights Jobs for the Summer

Rights Jobs for the Summer

For many rights teams, summer is a *slightly* quieter time, with colleagues and clients away and emails and meetings beginning to slow down a little. 

Here are 5 suggestions for productive summer tidy up jobs that you could get on with to help you feel organised…and the best bit, with RightsZone these good to do jobs are even easier.

Raising the profile of rights

Raising the profile of rights

What's going on? The recent white paper, Rights Management in Publishing: How effective management of rights can improve publishers’ profitability’, published by Publishers Licensing Services, revealed that only just over half of publishers surveyed budget for rights...

Case Study – Taylor and Francis

Case Study – Taylor and Francis

For this case study, we met with Tim and Adele from Taylor & Francis to speak with them about their experience of moving over to RightsZone. We discussed what prompted the decisions, the process of transferring an extensive amount of data and the advantages they...

Just How Reliant are Publishers on Rights Revenue?

Just How Reliant are Publishers on Rights Revenue?

If you’ve been following the PRH/S&S merger trial, you might have seen this quote “50% of published books sell fewer than 12 copies” which was amongst many slightly odd statistics to have come out of the proceedings. It has received a fair amount of attention on...

RightsZone Knowhow: Dealing with Audio Rights

RightsZone Knowhow: Dealing with Audio Rights

This blog post was inspired by the fantastic speakers at the Rights2gether audio event in June 2018, Jo Forshaw, Kim Williams and Jenna Brown. Demand for audio content has grown enormously over the last few years and digital audiobooks are currently the fastest...