There are a number of different sections in Consonance to tailor to your company’s precise requirements.
The Configuration section is where you define many values specific to your company.
Set up and maintain your series details
Set up and maintain publisher names
Set up and maintain imprint names
Set up and maintain your in-house subject category codes
Manage your own in-house editions, such as paperback, hardback and so on. This makes for a more flexible list than the ONIX edition codes.
Manage your own in-house formats, such as ePub, Mobi or spiral-bound. This makes for a more flexible list than the ONIX format codes.
Set up default profiles for your works
Age range codes
Set up age range codes for your works
Set up the countries which use particular currency prices
Set up templates to automatically populate data such as BIC codes and the contract to copy
Advance information sheet templates
Define advance information sheet layouts
Set up catalogue templates
Automatically create briefing templates for each new book
Set up mailing lists to add contacts to
Set up sales channels for your books e.g. Home, Gratis
Set up sales channel groupings for your books, e.g. UK, Export
Set up and manage your monthly sales profiles
Set up and manage your monthly returns profiles.
Set up and manage your returns codes
Set up and manage your distribution suppliers.
Set up and manage your sales reps
Set up and manage your exchange rates
Set up cost groups – the parents of finance codes e.g. Production, Marketing, Trade costs
Define your company finance codes e.g. Print, Binding, Promotional spend.
Add and manage contract clauses, to be used in contract templates
Group contracts into sets, when cross-accounting is not required
Set up and maintain paper and jacket stocks
Set up and maintain binding types
Set up and manage shipments
Set up and manage shipping rates
Set up and manage ports
Tasks’ user roles
Maintain the roles allocated to users e.g. editor, production assistant
Sets of tasks’ user roles
Set up sets of user roles
Manage company settings such as royalty periods
Configure OAuth connections (developers only)