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Jul 2, 2011
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Oreohelix replied to Quality Bait and Switch?

"Ooohhhh...Authorhouse is scammy.  They make money from the authors, not the books. Westbow (Author Solutions) also has a bad reputation.  "

in CreateSpace Central - 14 replies
2 hours ago
Oreohelix replied to List price halves by not using Expanded Distribution channel

"Making $2.38 per book is a lot more than you'd make with a traditional publisher.   Remember, Amazon keeps track of the computer files, pr"

in Distribution - 5 replies
2 hours ago
Oreohelix replied to Does publishing on Amazon "kill" your chances of being picked up by the "Big Boys?"

"What is your frustrating experience?"

in Marketing - 14 replies
1 day ago
Oreohelix replied to Copy Editing?

"Hi C,   You can post it here and we'll look at it.   Stacy"

in Introduce Yourself - 2 replies
1 day ago
Oreohelix replied to tells me that it doesn't see any manuscript mistakes

"Hi W,   No head-banging, it will just make a hole in your wall.   One simple check: does your pdf file have the same number of pages as"

in Formatting - 7 replies
1 day ago
Oreohelix replied to tells me that it doesn't see any manuscript mistakes

"Without knowing more, I would suggest one thing to check:  (I had the same issue with my first submission.)   Did you choose the default p"

in Formatting - 7 replies
1 day ago
Oreohelix replied to Nook vs. Createspace

"To expand on Seisa's comment:   Amazon has a much larger customer base than Barnes and Noble.  If you switch from Amazon to BN you'll be l"

in Create - 7 replies
2 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Does publishing on Amazon "kill" your chances of being picked up by the "Big Boys?"

"  Okay, but if my sales are already through the roof, why would I need a publisher to come along and take a bigger cut? :-)     Exactly"

in Marketing - 14 replies
2 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Does anyone have a comprehensive 7 x 10 comic book template?

"Just a thought:   Are you certain the pdf you make from your 7x10 file is exported at 7x10?  The default for many programs that convert to"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
3 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Does publishing on Amazon "kill" your chances of being picked up by the "Big Boys?"

"Big publishing companies generally won't consider books that have been published already under any circumstances:  self-published or otherwi"

in Marketing - 14 replies
3 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Does publishing on Amazon "kill" your chances of being picked up by the "Big Boys?"

"By "Big Boys" do you mean retail bookstores like Barnes and Noble?  Or do you mean big publishing hoses?"

in Marketing - 14 replies
3 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Complaint - overdue royalties

"This happened to me once last year.   It turns out that CS had been making payments but they were rejected by my bank.  This after having re"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
4 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Getting local B&N to put my book on their shelves

"I'm starting to resign myself to the fact that e-books and POD will have to suffice.   Any eye-opening, earth-shattering insight from the"

in Distribution - 20 replies
4 days ago
Oreohelix replied to My KDP Ad Campaigns Infected with FAKE CLICKS

"Good luck, and I hope they will find a way to ignore those clicks but I imagine if they were able to analyze them on the fly they would have"

in CreateSpace Central - 25 replies
4 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Getting local B&N to put my book on their shelves

"The big chains all have the "returnable" requirement.  It's possible some smaller bookstores have their own rules. Createspace will not mak"

in Distribution - 20 replies
5 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Help with Distortions on Images

"Given the number of people that have this exact problem, I'm hoping the nice folks at Microsoft will eventually change the compression defau"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 5 replies
5 days ago
Oreohelix replied to Getting local B&N to put my book on their shelves

"Double-check with them to get a firm number.  I seem to remember they have a slightly different requirement for textbooks."

in Distribution - 20 replies
5 days ago
Oreohelix commented on Genius or Stupidity??

"I have no basis to judge your intelligence, but you should know that "I'm not stupid because men want to have sex with me" is not a valid ar"

in Independent Female - 2 comments - 0 bookmarks
1 week ago
Oreohelix replied to Publishing contract: Do I have to buy copies of my own book?

"That's a vanity press.  They make money from hopeful authors and have no value to you.   Avoid them."

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
1 week ago
Oreohelix commented on Good morning!!

"(This is a forum for self-publishing.  Tha's the best advice I could offer you.)"

in Fell's Blog - 2 comments - 0 bookmarks
1 week ago
Oreohelix commented on Good morning!!

"Maybe you should try clearing your cookies."

in Fell's Blog - 2 comments - 0 bookmarks
1 week ago
Oreohelix replied to copyright page and acknowledgement page

"Createspace will not prompt you to add those pages to your book.  They expect you to upload the interior exactly as you want it printed."

in Formatting - 7 replies
1 week ago
Oreohelix replied to My KDP Ad Campaigns Infected with FAKE CLICKS

"You would like them to adjust your daily clicks to not consider fake clicks in your daily budget.  That's a reasonable thing to want, since"

in CreateSpace Central - 25 replies
1 week ago

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