Interesting English language events at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015

It’s only a little more than one week until Frankfurt Book Fare – did you already plan what booths to visit? As a special service, I browsed through all the English language events at #FBF15 and selected those that look the most promising.

You think I forgot any important event? Just add it as a comment – I’ll update the list.

Look here for German language events at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015.

14.10.2015 10:00 - 10:30How to be an Unique Self-Publishing Platform in ChinaDouban ReadThe introduction of Chinese reader's reading habits and tastes in the digital publishing/reading time, and the path of Douban Read to doing something different in this environment as a...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
14.10.2015 12:30 - 13:00Your Book Can Become an International BestsellerContento NowListen to the story of how Netanel Semrik, author, founder and CEO of Contento Now, published his first children's book and ended up creating an international community of authors in the publishing...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
15.10.2015 11:00 - 11:30StreetLib: the Digital Publishing Swiss KnifeStreetLibSick and tired of the lengthy and complex publication process? Forget about finding a writing tool, THEN an editor or a translator, THEN a distributor, THEN a printer, THEN a way to directly sell...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
15.10.2015 13:30 - 14:00IGGYBOOK: the One-Stop Solution for Indie AuthorsIggybookDiscover the best solution for independent authors: build a well-designed and responsive author website for free, use the factory to create your ePub3 and mobi, sell directly to your readers and get...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
15.10.2015 14:30 - 15:00ICC: A Multi-Platform Digital Content Creation SolutionG4M3 StudiosDo you need to digitalize your contents or create new ones from scratch? Want to make it come alive with new interactive features and publish it across different platforms but don’t have the coding...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
15.10.2015 15:30 - 16:00Winning Digital Strategies to Boost Your BusinessTime To Know Ltd.Growing demand for educational technology has catalyzed new digital solutions for publishers. These smart, simple solutions offer more than cost-effective customized tools. They offer new business...Hot Spot Education 4.2 C96
16.10.2015 10:00 - 10:30Seamless Content Reutilization Across Multiple FormatsSeinet GroupChallenge of publishers today is to share one content and editorial workflow for all print and digital formats (books, e-books, LMS compliant courseware…) with their multiple personalizations. Seinet...Hot Spot Education 4.2 C96
16.10.2015 13:00 - 13:30Alaska to Zanzibar: A Talk About Literary LocationsSquirl Inc.Magic happens when literature and real-world settings collide. Squirl facilitates a panel discussion with authors about their favourite literary places. From busy street corners to smoky bars and...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
16.10.2015 16:00 - 16:30The Ultimate Platform for Professional Self-PublishingBookGarage SarlBookGarage is the ultimate ecosystem for assisted self-publishing. It's a place where committed authors, top-notch freelancers and selective readers come together to create and enjoy exceptional...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 10:00 - 11:00Digital Publishing Developments for the Independent AuthorFBFNow that you've written your book, what is the best way to publish it? What new tools and tech solutions are available for indie authors today? Speakers in this session will talk about best practices...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 11:00 - 12:00The Business of Independent Publishing: IngramSpark 101IngramSparkWhen leaning on the right tool set, indie publishers can have it all - integrated “e” and “p” publishing solutions from one platform, access to global distribution and comprehensive support and...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 12:00 - 13:00New Reader-Recommendation Technology for Authors’ OutreachFBFAfter writing a great book, the next most important thing indie authors need to do is to find readers. In this session, speakers will talk about how technology can enable readers and indie authors to...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 13:00 - 14:00Maximizing Your Global Sales With KoboKoboThe rise of digital distribution in the recent years has brought a major change in the publishing industry all around the world. Indie authors now have a real opportunity to publish and sell their...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 14:00 - 15:00Bringing the World to Your Work: International RightsFBFIt can be a challenge for indie authors to sell foreign rights to their titles, particularly the rights business is dominated by the traditional publishing. But there are options for indie authors to...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 15:00 - 16:00New Approaches to Content and Publicity for Self-PublishingFBFYoung Chinese readers today are looking for international, digital content from foreign authors. Chinese self-publishing platform Douban Read offers a unique opportunity for international...Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 16:00 - 17:00Self-Publishing Networking ReceptionFBFPlease join us at the Hot Spot Digital Innovation Stage to network and mingle with fellow professionals in self-publishing. We will serve light refreshments.Hot Spot Digital Innovation 6.2 D22
17.10.2015 16:15 - 17:15The perfect coverFBFtable talk (Englisch): During this workshop a team of renowned Dutch designers will research, (re-)design and reflect on book covers. Find one of the 100 Golden Tickets and you will get a free...Self-Publishing Area 3.0 K9

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About Matthias Matting

Born 1966. University degree in physics, journalist for major news magazines for more than 20 years. Started self publishing in 2011 when KDP came to Germany, subsequently became the author of the Amazon bestselling eBook 2011. Started blog in early 2013, now a leading information resource for authors in Germany. Currently working part time with a German publisher and as an author / expert / speaker / freelance journalist. Published around 50 titles so far with total sales of approx. 180.000, mostly non-fiction.

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