Opportunities and Challenges in Expanding Ebook Publishing Internationally

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On Tuesday, December 18 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT / 6:00 PM GMT DBW hosted a webcast about how to expand your ebook publishing operation to growing overseas markets.

Registration for this event is past due. All registrants received recordings after the presentation.

Opportunities and Challenges in Expanding Ebook Publishing Internationally

One of the biggest opportunities available for ebook publishers today is the growing international appetite for ebook content — in both English and in local languages. Developments in technology over the past five years have made it possible to sell titles produced in the U.S. to an overseas market. Developments in business over the past year — the expansion of Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble and Apple e-reading devices to foreign markets — have made it the most exciting business opportunity currently in ebooks.

Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Publishers looking to sell ebooks overseas must navigate foreign laws, cultures and mores to build a successful international ebook business.

Join Digital Book World and the Department of Commerce for a one-hour webcast where we will explore some of the biggest opportunities and most difficult challenges with expanding internationally. Attendees will leave with a solid idea of how to take their ebook publishing business international.

Attendees Will Learn

— Opportunities and challenges in expanding to fertile and growing overseas ebook markets
— How Kobo is expanding internationally and creating opportunities for publishers

Participants

— Dr. Ruediger Wischenbart, content and publishing consultant based in Austria
— Volker Wirsdorf, senior commercial specialist at the U.S. Commercial Service
— Nathan Maharaj, director of merchandising for Kobo

Moderator

— Jeremy Greenfield, editorial director of Digital Book World

Who Should Attend

— Digital publishers
— Publishing business development professionals
— Authors and agents interested in distributing and selling books internationally

This webcast is $45 and registrants will get a recording of the webcast in addition to being able to attend. This webcast is presented by Digital Book World and Aptara.

If you have trouble registering for this webcast, please contact dbwwebcasts@fwmedia.com.

 

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