London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 11, 2013 -- IPR License has been awarded the "Best Websites for Independent Authors" accreditation from the Association of Independent Authors (AiA) after being nominated by an independent author.
This endorsement signifies IPR Licenses' commitment to offering authors a cost-effective way of protecting copyrights, maximising licencing, permissions and book rights as well as offering an online platform to showcase their works on a global scale.
The Association of Independent Authors (AiA) is a membership organisation representing, advancing, supporting and encouraging self-published (independent) authors. Its membership spans five continents, with directors based in the USA, Asia, Australia, and South Africa. The role of the AiA is to guide, educate, support, encourage and unite authors who have chosen to self-publish. Its online community provides a comprehensive resource on all aspects of (self) publishing, understanding the business side of publishing and how to sell a book in a global marketplace.
IPR License is the platform for authors and publishers to list and license literary rights. The platform offers the opportunity to monetise or find the best new content in a global marketplace. It also acts as a copyright hub making it easier to locate copyright holders to clear permission for use of their work
Tom Chalmers, Managing Director at IPR License, commented: "We've invested heavily into making our website as user friendly as possible for our author, agent and publisher members whilst also offering educational support and the ability to connect with industry professionals on a global scale. Authors are of great important to IPR License and receiving this award from AiA proves we are firmly on the right track for a close working relationship with independent authors in the future."
Melanie Walsh, Director of Membership Services at the Association of Independent Authors, added: "Only a small percentage of nominated sites have so far made our Best Websites for Independent Authors list, which aims to highlight the efforts of businesses and services that respond purposefully to the needs of today's self-published author."