Expanding your Reach: How to Activate your International Network for a Global Readership
Getting your book published in multiple languages can take time and requires patience, but the results are often rewarding, and the effort will invariably help you expand your global audience.
- Get a clear understanding of the foreign translation sales process
- Share winning strategies for leveraging your global networks
- Learn how to collaborate with international publishers for stronger impact
Getting your book published in multiple languages can take time and requires patience, but the results are often rewarding, and the effort will invariably help you expand your global audience. Come learn from an internationally published author and a foreign rights professional best practices on networking, building relationships, and promoting your book to increase your chances of success. You will gain valuable insights into the process of selling and marketing translation rights for your book in foreign markets. We will share ideas on localizing your content, collaborating with international publishers, and leveraging your international network to reach a global audience.
Presenter April Rinne
April Rinne is a “change navigator,” speaker, investor, and adventurer whose work and travels in more than 100 countries have given her a front-row seat to a world in flux. She is ranked one of the 50 Leading Female Futurists in the world by Forbes, a member of the Silicon Guild and Thinkers50 Radar, a Harvard Law School graduate, a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, a Fulbright Scholar, and the author of Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change. As her debut book, Flux was released in eight languages in its first 16 months. April is a trusted advisor to well-known startups, companies, financial institutions, nonprofits, think tanks, and governments worldwide. Earlier in life she was a global development executive, an international microfinance lawyer, and a hiking guide. As a certified yoga teacher, she can often be found upside-down, doing handstands around the world. Learn more at fluxmindset.com or connect @aprilrinne.
Presenter Maria Jesus Aguilo
As the former VP of direct and partner sales at Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Maria Jesus Aguilo oversaw sales through third-party digital distributors and subsidiary rights sales. After receiving a master’s degree in publishing from the University of Barcelona in 1992, Maria Jesus moved to California and started her career in independent publishing. In 1996 she joined Berrett-Koehler Publishers, where she has made several contributions, most notably building up their subsidiary rights program, spearheading the transition to digital publishing, and most recently, creating the in-house audiobook publishing program.