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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...

RightsZone Knowhow: Dealing with TV and Film Rights

RightsZone Knowhow: Dealing with TV and Film Rights

This blog post was inspired by the fantastic speakers at the Rights2gether event in January 2021, Adele Parker, Head of Rights at Taylor and Francis and Emma Topping, Literary and Multimedia Agent, owner of Viv Loves Film. Getting a request from a TV or film...

Remote Working?  RightsZone Can Help

Remote Working? RightsZone Can Help

From contacts to submissions, contracts to payments you can manage all your rights jobs on RightsZone from wherever you happen to be – whether that’s basking on a beach in the Bahamas or self-isolating in the back bedroom. Your cloud-based companion Built on...

How RightsZone Can Make You Money

How RightsZone Can Make You Money

We are reliably informed that when you purchase RightsZone you will make your money back in two or three deals! Seize Opportunities In rights there is always so much going on.  You might have some customers reviewing material, others with whom you are negotiating...

Is Digital the New Normal?

Is Digital the New Normal?

Following our research on and report on the efficacy of digital book fairs for rights professionals , we thought you might be interested in this research carried out by Preetika Sihag, who has carried out her MA Publishing dissertation research on digital rights...

Do Rights Professionals Need Bookfairs?

Do Rights Professionals Need Bookfairs?

The Frankfurt De-Brief In Summer 2020 we conducted some research amongst rights professionals about the future of book fairs.  You can read more about it below. In November we conducted a follow up survey to assess people's experience of attending the Frankfurt Book...

Celebrating Teams

Celebrating Teams

This month we have been thinking a lot about teams.  So, it seems an appropriate moment to stop and consider our own small team. There are four partners in RightsZone – Clare, Ruth, Marc and Alex and we work closely with Marc’s team at Ribbonfish. Meet the Rights...