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Level 5 Level 5 (26,730 points)
Member Since:
Aug 22, 2008
Last Logged In:
May 20, 2018 5:23 PM
Country:
United States
Primary creative media:
Books
Other areas of expertise:
Project Management
My Website:
http://Lighthouse24.com
Bio:
Lighthouse24 is a business consultant, trainer, and publishing services provider (cover design, book page layout, formatting, Word doc and PDF troubleshooting, PDF preflight, PDF modification/repurposing and more) with 25+ years of print/publishing industry experience.

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Lighthouse24 replied to Bulk Ordering/Shipping to My School

"You would order through your dashboard here.   You can go to your dashboard now and place 62 copies of your book (or whatever quantity) in"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
6 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to PDF file decision, anything wrong in what I learned?

"OmarCI wrote: 1_Use PDF/A-1a for Book cover file because It does not convert RGB to CMYK, so the colors remain the originals and CS printer"

in Formatting - 2 replies
6 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to US person with CS account on behalf of Canadian?

"EvilQueenLlama wrote: But if someone were to say "This is weird, why should the publisher be claiming ownership of the copyright, and not th"

in CreateSpace Central - 9 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Holocaust related books on Createspace?

"A database search shows 39 books with "Holocaust" in the title or subtitle (most in either the History and Memoir categories) that were self"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to "Widely available on Internet" - cause for concern?

"It sounds as if you've created an original work to which you own all rights -- so you should have no problem at all.   When CreateSpace/Am"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
3 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Everything in my document is considered "less than 200 dpi"?

"DarlingAshes wrote: I have been exporting to PDF through Word. I'm not sure if the PDF is high-quality enough because it was exported throu"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to What trim sizes will Createspace accept for full color children's books?

"bykota wrote: Her sketches are on 11X17 pieces of paper for a 2 page spread, but I don't know if that will work. Do they do 8.5" x 11" color"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 5 replies
3 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Silly question regarding self-publishing book and shipping

"If the customer buys the book from Amazon, then yes, Amazon will print and ship the book.   Many self-publishers sell books directly, them"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Getting Started

"SandysDream wrote: I am not sure if I should add chapters to the book or not, any suggestions? It's up to you. If multiple poems have a sim"

in Formatting - 5 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior Reviewer tells me my text is an 'image'?

"Either (a) all the text has been rasterized and is being rendered as a single image object rather than as multiple text objects using embedd"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 5 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to US person with CS account on behalf of Canadian?

"EvilQueenLlama wrote: I was thinking that to clarify matters I will have to buy new ones. I thought ISBNs were free in Canada.   In any c"

in CreateSpace Central - 9 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How should I be titled?

"The account you set up for printing will be in your name, with your tax ID and banking/deposit information.   Assuming this work is previo"

in Share Your Work - 4 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to US person with CS account on behalf of Canadian?

"Given the details in #4, Mary's tiny little publishing company presumably obtained a Canadian ISBN that's registered to her company's publis"

in CreateSpace Central - 9 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How should I be titled?

"The author (your great-grandfather) is the author, and should be listed as such. You could list yourself with one of the other contributor o"

in Share Your Work - 4 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Kindle not downloading in Norway

"I think readers in Norway can only purchase Kindle ebooks from Amazon.com (not the .uk, .de, or other Amazon sites)."

in Distribution - 6 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Book cover size is wrong

"Ricardo03 wrote: The JPG file I received [from my cover designer] has 3743 x 2775 pixels. How can I resize the file? You shouldn't have t"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 18 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Kindle not downloading in Norway

"There could be a number of reasons why, but adding to Sarah's comment, if a customer purchased a Kindle ebook from Amazon and is unable to d"

in Distribution - 6 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Book cover size is wrong

"Ricardo03 wrote:   "Your expected cover size is 10.507 x 8.250..."<br />   The file I got from my cover designer was a JPG with 300 DPI"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 18 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Amazon Pricing Question

"Over the years, we've seen Amazon selling our books for list price more often than for a reduced selling price. In my experience, Amazon red"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to PDF

"PDF page size should be 8.625" (wide) by 8.75" (high). Any full-bleed images should extend to the edges of the page."

in Create - 2 replies
1 week ago

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