The Frankfurt Rights Bulk Upload spreadsheet and individual book record creation/edit pages have many different fields for which you can enter information about your titles. See below for a brief description of each term.
Title: The title of your book
Original Language Title: If this is a translated work then you can put the original language information within this field
Subtitle: A subtitle for your title, which shows within the Book title page (recommended as less than 150 characters)
Author/contributor: You can put information in for all authors and contributors in this field, in the format Firstname Lastname
Publish state: A drop down menu to choose the current state of publication: Published, Unpublished, Self-published, Out of print
Copyright year: This is usually the year the author completed the work
Primary available date: The date the book will be, or was, published
Languages: A multi-select option to choose the primary language(s) used within this work
Product Price Group: This field is only for Instant Offer customers. Please see the separate Instant Offer guide for further information.
Category: You can categorise your titles using standard BIC categories. It is mandatory to have at least 1 category, with up to 10 categories allowed. This makes it easier to find your titles in search results, and allows better marketing exposure for newsletters and bulletins
Upload Book cover: Uploading a book cover is important for better search exposure on the platform. We allow .jpeg and .png formats with a pixel limit of 1000 px (for either height or width)
Description: A rich text box, you can format this section with information about your titles. We would recommend this to be roughly 200 words
Keywords: Separate from BIC categories, these are a few keywords related to your titles which display within the platform as “Tags”
Readership: The industry for your title, and the main readership: e.g. Children, Education, ELT
Publisher: Your company name, which can be the same as your membership name
Imprint: An imprint is a brand name under a publisher, which may not necessarily be the same as a publisher
Publication Country: The country in which this edition of the book is published
Publication Place: The city, town, or place where this edition of the book was published
ISBN/ISSN: The unique identifier for your book or serial
Format: A drop down list covering different formats for your titles including but not limited to: hardback, softback, PDF, Audio, blog etc.
Edition: The version of the work outlined by the publisher. Revisions to the original work are reprinted as different editions
Series Name: Occasional titles are part of a series, especially relevant to journal titles
Series Part: The number of the book in the series. E.g.: ff it is a prologue, list as title 1.
Primary Price: The recommended retail price of the title. There is a separate dropdown for currency.
Page Number: Often referred to as extent, the number of pages in the book
Dimensions: Height x width of the title. This can be described as inches, cm, or mm.
Illustration: Summary of illustrations present within the title
Biblio Notes: Any additional information which does not meet any other fields
Author Biography: A short biography about the author
Sales Information: A free text box to explain sales information, e.g. sales units
Marketing Information: A free text box to list any previous or upcoming marketing
Endorsements/Review: Another free text box to list quotations or endorsements. These can also be linked
Content Sample: Often buyers request a small content sample of work. You can upload this and store it on our platform, only visible to people who create buyer accounts. We would recommend uploading 3 chapters. (PDF only)
Supporting Info: You can upload other information such as illustrations or a translation sample (PDF only)
Manuscript: We can securely store your manuscript within our server. Buyers will not be able to view this information (PDF only)