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Level 5 Level 5 (26,045 points)
Member Since:
Aug 22, 2008
Last Logged In:
Nov 24, 2017 12:46 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 Help! Amazon linking unrelated products to our books - hurting our sales!

"By "feedback," do you mean a customer review? If so, look at the existing customer reviews for the product page cited above. Each shows the"

in Introduce Yourself - 6 replies
5 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Help! Amazon linking unrelated products to our books - hurting our sales!

"You might use the "Report incorrect product information" link under your book's description on the Amazon page, and explain that the audiobo"

in Introduce Yourself - 6 replies
7 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to combining Create Space accounts

"Contact Support via your account dashboard (the account you want to keep), explain what happened, and ask for their help with whatever it is"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
7 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Link to Amazon book page

"Visit Amazon Author Central ."

in Online Marketing - 4 replies
8 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Does the cover count as a page in the page number?

"No, not in a perfect-bound paperback (i.e., what CreateSpace produces)."

in Formatting - 2 replies
8 hours ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Indesign export settings press quality vs PDF/x1a:2001

"The PDF/X-3 preset (with its default property settings) is the same across the Adobe product line. As I said, if those settings were revised"

in CreateSpace Central - 8 replies
1 day ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Indesign export settings press quality vs PDF/x1a:2001

"danwiz wrote: Lighthouse - I have always been under the impression that when creating a PDF/X-3 that RGB remains RGB whether there are colo"

in CreateSpace Central - 8 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Indesign export settings press quality vs PDF/x1a:2001

"My suggestion is to export the InDesign document to PDF using the PDF/X-1a preset (if you're working in CMYK colorspace) or the PDF/X-3 pres"

in CreateSpace Central - 8 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to exact size for bleed on a 8x10

"Not books, files (covers, interiors, revisions) -- and as a service provider, we guarantee acceptance of the files we prepare. So if/when on"

in Formatting - 9 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Need help please

"The first page of the interior file would normally be the title page (or a half-title page) in a perfect-bound paperback.   If you're new"

in Introduce Yourself - 5 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Need help please

"Everything you want included within the pages of the book must be included in the interior file you submit for printing (and look exactly th"

in Introduce Yourself - 5 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to exact size for bleed on a 8x10

"superVILLAIN wrote: also any suggestions why i'm passing the online checker but when i submit i get rejected through createspace file submi"

in Formatting - 9 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Can I split my royalties with an illustrator directly on CS?

"MamaJeanie wrote: Can I somehow set up a payment for the illustrator on CS so that they automatically receive royalties the same way I do?"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior Reviewer is frozen- what to do?

"I may be misinterpreting that statement, but if you uploaded a different file, then you don't necessarily know that it's okay (i.e., you m"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 2 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Late to the dance?

"rgvaz wrote: I finally completed my first novel. Three months to complete first draft and fifteen months of rewrites/revisions. I waited thi"

in Introduce Yourself - 8 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Query about Spine Widths and pages and InDesign and traditional book printing vs CreateSpace!!

"You do not add any blank pages at the end to complete a signature the way you would with offset. The digital presses used for print-on-deman"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Margin requirements for full bleed pictures

"You might want to read the CreateSpace PDF Submission Specification -- pages 34-37."

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Is using a Blog to promote my book online enough?

"If you don't like Facebook and Twitter, (and aren't using them at all now), then I'd normally suggest that it might take a long time for an"

in Online Marketing - 6 replies
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How would I know if my book has been catalogued with the LOC?

"Yes, as I mentioned PCN participation would have triggered this, but if you had the book catalogued by a third-party (as opposed to submitti"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How would I know if my book has been catalogued with the LOC?

"No, it's a good question, and I would not necessarily draw that conclusion.   With most self-published POD books here, I believe there wou"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How would I know if my book has been catalogued with the LOC?

"If this book is print-on-demand, then it is extremely unlikely that the Library of Congress would have selected it for their permanent colle"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to How can we start helping each other to sell millions of copies of our respective books?

"Uchebooks wrote: I am suggesting if we can make it  mandatory for each and everyone of us that are interested to form a group to start buyi"

in Marketing - 6 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Your experiences

"Visitor001 wrote: I would appreciate sharing and hearing your experiences working with Createspace. On the positive side, CreateSpace is th"

in Introduce Yourself - 4 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Cover question

"White area (but the midpoint between the dotted lines that mark the outside trim and the spine fold would be the same midpoint as the white"

in Getting Started - 5 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Black and white or cream paper colour

"If the graphics are non-fiction/informational content, I would suggest that white paper is more common and provides better contrast. If the"

in Getting Started - 7 replies
1 week ago

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