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Why Hiring a Book Cover Designer on One of Those Cheap Freelance Sites Can Be VERY Expensive!

Why Hiring a Book Cover Designer on One of Those Cheap Freelance Sites Can Be VERY Expensive!

“My publisher charges $700 to design a professional cover. That’s in addition to the $1500 they charged to publish my book. I wanted to avoid that expense to I found a cover designer on that cheap website, (name removed). The designer did a fantastic job. It looks GREAT! I uploaded it to my publisher and they rejected it for several reasons I don’t understand…”

Amazon KDP Complaints; Why is Dog Ear Publishing Still “in business?!”; Angry AuthorHouse Author Writes an Entire Book About Her Experiences; AND MUCH MORE! – …In the News – 10/17/19

Amazon KDP Complaints; Why is Dog Ear Publishing Still “in business?!”; Angry AuthorHouse Author Writes an Entire Book About Her Experiences; AND MUCH  MORE! – …In the News – 10/17/19

MORE! Firm is researching old books to determine when “the good old days” really were; New CA law may result in freelancers becoming employees…or may result in them losing valuable work; Author loses copyright infringement lawsuit; Woman sues city after losing job over Facebook posts; President of medical associated under investigation for plagiarism

IS THIS EVEN LEGAL?! Amazon is Giving Their Main “Buy Buttons” to Book Depository, Which AMAZON Owns AND They Are Inflating Those Book Prices!

IS THIS EVEN LEGAL?! Amazon is Giving Their Main “Buy Buttons” to Book Depository, Which AMAZON Owns AND They Are Inflating Those Book Prices!

Have you recently noticed that Amazon has raised the price of your book significantly and have you noticed that the name “Book Depository” appears underneath that price? Most authors see that, and think Amazon gave their main buy button to another company. But…

Abuzz Press

Abuzz Press

A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. “Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution – Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer).” Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.

Pays royalties.

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