Publisher Compensation- How To Update Your Information

Payment Options

  • USD Check – Compensation payments are not deposited until amount due reaches $100.00. 
  • USD PayPal - No minimum
  • USD ACH direct deposit (must be US-based bank) - No minimum
  • CAD ACH direct deposit (must be Canada-based bank) - Payments are not released until the amount due reaches $25.00.
  • GBP BACS direct deposit (must be UK based bank) - No minimum
  • EUR BACS direct deposit (must be EURZONE based bank) - Payments are not released until the amount due reaches $25.00.
  • AUD BACS direct deposit (must be AU based bank, NO NZL banks) - Payments are not released until the amount due reaches $25.00.

Changes should be applied online by the publisher.  See below for instructions.  

Instructions For Updating Payment Information Online

  • Log on to your Lightning Source account 
  • Click the drop-down arrow in the top right-hand corner
  • Select “Publisher Compensation” 
  • Select one currency type. Note, the selected currency will impact all markets (US, UK, and AU).  Please contact the Lightning Source Accounts Payable Department if, for example, payment information for the US market differs from that in the UK.  These changes will be handled internally.
  • Click “Edit” or “Add Compensation Information”
  • Update or add payment information. When entering your bank checking account information, please do not use spaces or dashes when entering account numbers, routing numbers, etc. We cannot deposit compensation earnings into bank savings accounts. 
  • Click “Save”

Instructions to Update Publishers Compensation Payee Mailing Address

  • Log on to your Lightning Source account
  • Click the drop down arrow in the top right hand corner
  • Select “Account Information”
  • Scroll down to Publishers Compensation Mailing Address
  • Click “Edit” to update the address
  • Click “Save”
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