Evaluating your Royalty Operations

How do you evaluate your royalty accounting operations? The ten questions we ask when looking at royalty operations are; [Read more…]

Royalty Software Selection

How do you select the right royalty software? For many royalty paying companies it is based on;

  • How much they want to spend
  • The size of their company
  • The royalty rules used in their contracts
  • Whether they are looking for a stand-alone royalty solution or an integrated royalty solution
  • References from users of the software [Read more…]

IT Best Practices for Small Publishers

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Companies running royalty software from a desktop should adopt the following five practices to protect their royalty software data files and the computer that it runs on. [Read more…]

Reserve for Returns Update

New functionality  allows publishers to base reserve for returns on format (print, ebook, etc.) or sales type (wholesale, foreign, etc.). [Read more…]

Royalties & Digital Publishing

The growth in ebook sales has led to changes in royalty contracts offered by book publishers;

1. Reserve for Returns– New royalty contracts often exclude ebook sales from the reserve for returns. Why? The returns rate for eBook sales is effectively zero. [Read more…]

Frankfurt Book Fair 2010

Visit us at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Hall 8.0, Stand L986. [Read more…]

Quickbooks Running Slow?

Two reasons why QuickBooks may be running slow are; insufficient memory and too large a file size for your version of QuickBooks. [Read more…]

Royalty Software Setup Service

EasyRoyalties provides a database setup service to new clients with an Enhanced or Premium Support plan.

We will import authors, titles and royalty contracts for publishers that can provide the following information; [Read more…]

Update 3.8.28 Contractual Marketing Budgets

The royalty software update adds support for the contractual marketing expense often used by music labels or larger publishers.

You can specify the the amount of marketing expenses you agreed to in your contract and track these expenses. You can report the marketing expenses for the period, total marketing expenditures to date, and budgeted marketing expenses for a title. [Read more…]

Update 3.8.20

This Easy Royalties update adds a Summary of Royalty Statements Printed that shows; by agent and author, the royalties earned and royalties payable for a statement run along with an option to print a header page summary of statments for authors (or agents) that receive multiple statments.