Archives for September 2013

Reserves for Returns

Reserves for returns is a key functionality of royalty software.

Reserves are used when your contract allows you to withhold a portion of royalties earned in the current royalty period to cover expected returns that are expected to be received in the next royalty period. [Read more…]

Software Update 3.11.165

Software update 3.11.165 is now available. This update is free for all licensed users.

With this update the sales import can automatically exclude rows without a sales amount or a quantity (i.e. both fields are zero or blank). This useful if a distributor’s sales report includes products that don’t have any sales activity for the period.

Update Ignore Rows

This update adds support for line item reference numbers in the sales import. If there is already a sales entry with the same line item reference number as one you’re importing, the import one will be rejected with an explanatory error message in the log.

Sales Import Reference Code



Easy Royalties Client Portal

Licensed users can login to the our client portal to change their account settings, download the software and updates, generate a license key and request support. [Read more…]

Royalty Software Trends

Software Solutions

Over the past eight months we have seen large publishers focus their royalty software search on solutions from Klopotek, Publishing Technology, Real Software Systems and Virtusales. There system evaluations are focused on ease of use, processing speed and the calculation of royalties for ebook collections, ebook subscriptions and mashups of digital content. [Read more…]

Royalties Session at DBW Publishing Services Conference

Digital Book World’s Publishing Services Conference of September 26, 2013 has a session devoted to rights and royalties. In the digital age, new rights opportunities surface all the time, and the mechanisms for taking advantage of those opportunities—from both the buy and sell sides—are constantly evolving. Agents and publishers today are faced with legacy contracts, outmoded technology and processes, overburdened rights staffs, and often the perception of the rights department as a cost center rather than a revenue generator. [Read more…]

RoyaltyShare Sales Transaction Normalization

John Wiley & Sons, In.c (NYSE:JWa, JWb), a global provider of content and workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education uses RoyaltyShare’s SaaS Digital Advantage for eBooks to automate the processing and management of its worldwide eBook revenue. [Read more…]

Office Closed for Labor Day Holiday

The New York office of Easy Royaltiesd is closed for Labor Day on Monday September 2, 2013. The New York office will reopen on Tuesday September 3rd. [Read more…]