IPR License and Digi-Rights® announce promotional rights and licensing campaign for self-published authors

Released on: April 01, 2015, 2:38 pm (EDT)
Industry: International Trade

LONDON, April 01, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- New service aimed at helping US-based self-published authors generate additional domestic and international rights and licensing sales.

IPR License, the global rights and licensing trading platform, and Digi-Rights® a global provider of Automated Rights Solutions, have announced the launch of a promotional campaign to help greater numbers of US-based self-published authors to showcase and monetise the rights they hold to their works.

Tom Chalmers, Managing Director of IPR License, commented:

“Growing numbers of self-published authors are realising the value attached to their rights but the majority are still not fully monetising the available opportunities on a global scale. The US is a hot bed of self-publishing talent and this promotional campaign will utilise Digi-Rights® strong brand recognition among US publishers to enable even more self-published authors to connect with rights buyers on a global scale.”

“We are very pleased to partner with IPR License to broaden our rights management solutions and to enable Indie publishers and authors to access the same level of rights licensing and sales support that is available to larger publishers,” said Dick Stahl, Managing Director of Digi-Rights Direct LLC.

With over 458,500 self-published titles published in 2013*, the US market provides a huge opportunity for self-published authors to increase their income by sublicensing their book rights and discovering a new untapped source of royalties.

Digi-Rights® is offering IPR author memberships directly through www.authors-rights.com and through leading self-publishing partners as part of Digi-Rights® self-publishing packages, including: Copyright Protection, Rights Assessments, Rights Clearance and Rights Sales.
*Findings in a recent survey by Bowker® reveals that the number of self-published titles in 2013 increased to more than 458,564, up 17 percent over 2012 and 437 percent over 2008.

Contact-Details: Tom Chalmers, Managing Director at IPR License

Tel No: 020 7448 5162 or tom.chalmers@iprlicense.com

Robert Kasher, Rights Industry Consultant for Digi-Rights

+1 971 227 5825 or rkasher@iviago.com

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