Bookswarm specialises in creating wonderful websites for book publishers, agents, bookshops and others in the world of books.
Bookswarm's unwavering sector focus enables us to add considerable value to every project, because we understand the book trade, the book production process and the considerable challenges facing publishers.
We understand publishing. We read the Bookseller every week. You don't have to explain ONIX feeds, AI sheets, ARCs, TCM figures or ISBNs to us. This means we can spend more time talking about what you actually want to achieve, whether you're a publisher or an author.
We're incredibly good value. We keep our costs very low and put together project teams of people we trust to deliver each piece of work.
We're nice people and we like to focus on the books you're working on - because we really love books. We find that makes all the difference.
“Redesigning my website was a very enjoyable experience right from the minute I sat down with the Bookswarm team. Truthfully, I can’t recommend Simon and the Bookswarm team highly enough.”
Raymond Khoury, New York Times Bestselling Novelist, author of The Last Templar (Orion)
“Simon has successfully delivered a diverse range of projects for us at Octopus, from hand-crafted illustrated e-books and complex apps to websites and databases. He understands book publishing extremely well, is bang up to date yet refreshingly free of geek-speak, and is a highly creative, nimble problem solver.”
Denise Bates, Group Publishing Director, Octopus Publishing Group
“Other than their creativity and prompt responsiveness, Bookswarm’s strongest asset is their patience with clients like us, who keep suggesting new ideas and changes. With a team split between Cairo and New York, communication was very smooth, with time difference never being an issue. The final result for Hoopoe branding and website projects are proof of Bookswarm’s competence and commitment, and seeing Simon speak at London Bookfair confirmed we made the right choice.”
Basma El Manialawi, Marketing Manager, The American University in Cairo Press
Bookswarm is a member of the Independent Publishing Agency Collective. IPAC is an association of like-minded independent companies that work for and within the book industry. It offers a diverse and comprehensive list of services for publishers, authors, booksellers, agents and many others involved in the book world.