Collins Press Signs Digital Agreement With DirectEbooks

Cork-based independent publisher of Irish-interest titles The Collins Presss has signed a conversion and distribution deal with DirectEbooks.

The deal, to be announced today, will see DirectEbooks convert back list and front list titles for distribution through Amazon, CyberRead, Fictionwise and (DirectEbook’s own sales platform).

Con Collins, Managing Director of The Collins Press, said ‘DirectEbooks will make it easier for our readers to access books written by our emerging authors across a wide range of platforms.’

DirectEbooks conversion service includes a Digital Rights Management system, a dashboard to track and monitor sales and an upload area for publishers.

It is currently the only dedicated ebook distributor based in Ireland.

Gareth Cuddy, Managing Director, DirectEbooks, said he was ‘delighted that Collins Press have chosen us for their digital distribution needs and we look forward to distributing their exciting titles worldwide.’

Speaking about the new Eason ebook store, Mr Cuddy said he hoped that we would ‘see Collins books on Easons before long’.