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7 Tips for Pitching to a Literary Agent

Every writer needs to be a smart marketer too, because along with writing a book, a writer needs to take care of a lot of other things like contacting a publishing house, finding a literary agent, and preparing the marketing material and lots more. Attending a writer’s conference or an agent pitch session could be a great chance to get an agent for your book and eventually a book contract! If you are planning to pitch to a literary agent in person, there are a few things that you need to understand thoroughly. So, after your literary agent search is over, here are a few tips you should know before...
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PubMatch at BookExpo America

BookExpo America kicks off May 27th at 1:30 for two and a half days of exciting business and opportunity for the North American and International publishing industry.  PubMatch will be on hand throughout the entirety of BEA, participating in a variety of components of BookExpo America, including: Booth 1850: PubMatch homebase is where you’ll have the opportunity to meet the PubMatch team, and see the new and improved [email protected], launching at BookExpo America! International Rights Center: PubMatch is the official sponsor of the IRC, where agents and publisher rights departments meet to...
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Your Title Database Just Got Better!

One of our goals at PubMatch, in addition to keeping you connected with other professionals in the industry, has always been to provide you with your own title database, available at your fingertips.  We know that when you’re at a book fair, you might have not the display copies of every book that might come up in conversation–and particularly what rights you do and don’t own for that specific title.  We never want you to miss an opportunity to move forward with a discussion that could lead to a sale.  As a result, we’re always working to improve–and add tools...
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We’ve Upgraded Our Rights Reporting Capabilities

Part of knowing what rights you own–so you can sell them–is knowing what rights you don’t own.  But sometimes all of that information exists in the ether rather than in your database.  So we’ve decided to upgrade the type of information you can include in your PubMatch profile for rights you’ve already sold, so you can have that information at your fingertips at all times When adding or editing a title to your PubMatch databse, if you choose to enter rights not available, you’ll now be able to detail the language, territory and formats sold, who they’ve been...
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Frankfurt Book Fair Happenings

With The Frankfurt Book Fair just around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to get excited about all the great things PubMatch has going on at Frankfurt this year! Rights Catalogs Done Easy: Even before you get onsite in Frankfurt, you’ll probably be thinking about the rights catalogs you’ll need to bring and the follow up you’ll have to do.  Well, we’ve been thinking the same way, so we’ve been working hard to revamp our catalog generation tool! Premium PubMatch members can make as many catalogs as they want right from their PubMatch profile, and now they...
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Introducing [email protected]!

  For close to two years, we’ve been working behind the scenes with help from our friends at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to create a tool on PubMatch that makes it a one-stop shop for all things rights.  We are very happy to announce that at the London Book Fair in less than two weeks, you’ll finally be able to see the fruits of our labor! Allow us to introduce [email protected]: a complete turnkey system for selling rights from anywhere in the world, to anyone in the world! [email protected], powered by CCC’s RightsLink system is the first system of its kind, automating...
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