...to those who ask
MORE individual members are starting to secure
extra payment for website use of their material.
- When asked -- so ask! -- Men's Health agreed to pay
an extra 10 per cent on the £400 per thousand words fee,
for licence to republish on the Web version of the mag.
- When asked -- so ask! -- Maxim,
Dennis Publications lads' mag, dropped their all-rights claim on a
regular writer's work, agreed that all they needed was the right
to use the material on their website. When the writer said he
would give permission (a licence) in exchange for 10 per cent extra
on his fee, after a long think they agreed -- and offered 12.5
Meanwhile, in another part of the city, another NUJ freelance
secured an extra 50 per cent on his £400 per thou for a
licenseto use the stuff on the Web.
Confidentiality in regard to the publication's name was,
though, part of that deal.
All right? Stay bright..
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