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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #40 on: July 16, 2023, 01:13:25 AM »
I ordered a copy with a flipped PDF (found a random online site). Not a great solution, it puts the barcode on the cover, and when opening the book the first page is also a barcode :-\
I remember hearing of some other site, anyone know the name?
Flip the pages upside down, too?

ETA, the bar codes will be upside down, but at least not at the beginning of the book.
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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #41 on: July 16, 2023, 01:25:01 AM »
Flip the pages upside down, too?

ETA, the bar codes will be upside down, but at least not at the beginning of the book.
That won't work, it would have to flipping the pages upside down and not reversing it, no?
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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #42 on: July 16, 2023, 01:31:23 AM »
That won't work, it would have to flipping the pages upside down and not reversing it, no?
I suppose you wouldn't reverse it if flipping upside down.
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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2023, 04:54:17 AM »
I ordered a copy with a flipped PDF (found a random online site). Not a great solution, it puts the barcode on the cover, and when opening the book the first page is also a barcode :-\
I remember hearing of some other site, anyone know the name?
Besides for lulu?

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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #44 on: July 16, 2023, 10:04:07 AM »
Besides for lulu?
I don't think it was lulu
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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #45 on: November 22, 2023, 07:37:09 AM »
I recently published for the first time with KDP, and noticed that for a few hours after it went live, it was showing a 9% discount.  Is this typical?  How do they decide when to end the discount?  Are royalties computed based on their discounted price, does the discount come out of Amazon's share, or something else?
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Re: Self-publishing (KDP, etc)
« Reply #46 on: November 28, 2023, 02:01:51 PM »
How do people go about doing a book-signing?  Order a bunch of author copies and sell them at the event?
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