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Mastering Royalties Post-Publication to Drive Great Author Relationships

Mastering Royalties Post-Publication to Drive Great Author Relationships

Practical strategies, actionable tips to build lasting author relationships

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Mastering Royalties Post-Publication to Drive Great Author Relationships 


Nurturing great relationships with authors is essential for long-term retention and the profitability of your business. Ensuring authors receive accurate royalties in a timely fashion is a key element. 

This webinar will delve into practical strategies and actionable tips, empowering publishers to build lasting relationships based on mutual respect, trust, and success. 

Attendees will gain valuable knowledge in the following areas: 

  • Effective Communication: Learn how to establish transparent, clear and timely communication surrounding royalties. 
  • Building Trust: Ensuring accuracy and reliability to develop and maintain trust, the cornerstone of any strong author-publisher relationship. 
  • Leveraging Technology: Learn about tools that can increase efficiency in your royalty management process leading to better author relations while virtually eliminating customer support emails and calls. 

This session is ideal for publishing professionals seeking to enhance their author engagement strategies and create an atmosphere of cooperation and success. Whether you're looking to improve existing relationships or lay the foundation for attracting new authors, this webinar will provide you with the essential ingredients for efficient royalty management and great author relations. 

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Association of Catholic Publishers Logo 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive Suite A, PMB 709
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Speaker: David Marlin, MetaComet

David Marlin is the President and Co-Founder of MetaComet® Systems, a prominent provider of royalty automation tools. Since founding the company in 2000, David has spearheaded the development of a suite of best-in-class systems that effectively facilitate royalty processes for nearly 200 publishers. Additionally, David has served as the chair for both The Book Industry Study Group's Rights Committee and The Digital Sales Committee.

Before establishing MetaComet Systems, David served as a technology consultant for renowned publishers, collaborating with notable companies such as Random House, Penguin, HarperCollins, Holtzbrinck, Macmillan, Scholastic, Time Warner, and many others.  David holds both an MBA and a BA from Columbia University in New York.