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    SelfPublisherStore.com / SPS Enterprises LLC

    I found this thread in Createspace about Self Publisher Store and then went to their website. It seems like they are working their butts off to get self-published books into chain book stores and Walmart.

    Has anyone else read up on what they are doing, or signed up with Self Publisher Store?

    https://www.createspace.com/en/commu...art=0&tstart=0


    http://www.selfpublisherstore.com/PrelaunchSpecial.html

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    Natural born... zpeteman's Avatar
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    The fact that they designed such a horrible looking website isn't helping their case.

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    Too true apeteman.

    It was the thread at Createspace that got my attention, they talked about all they hope to accomplish and the deals they say are in the making. I think if it is true, then they are breaking ground on one of the major problems self-publishing faces - Distribution.

    The thing is - IF IT IS TRUE...

    I don't mind putting money out for promotion, marketing and networking, if it is what they say.

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    I would wait to see if it is true. Its the kind of thing I've heard a hundred times before, and it ain't happened yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zpeteman View Post
    The fact that they designed such a horrible looking website isn't helping their case.
    Not only is it a horribly designed webpage, but it is also dramatically short on any substantive claims it makes to having signed contracts with major retailers. Also, I note in the terms, the selfpublishingstore.com simply act as a viral middleman. Authors who sign up must have an e-commerce site to process and supply the orders fed through to them from selfpublishingstore.com.

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    Yeah, but forty bucks is less than the buy-in for the notorious Indie Reader (what happened with that, anyway?) and it might be worth it if they can do what they say they can...

    I don't know. I'm intrigued.
    Online young adult and dark fantasy novels, available at: vjchambers.com.

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    And after digging around a bit, not so much. On the forums, they come off as disorganized and confused. The entire concept seems really complicated. Pass.
    Online young adult and dark fantasy novels, available at: vjchambers.com.

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    Yeah, everyone pointed out what I was thinking but refusing to acknowledge. In the hope there might be something to it.

    Thats why I came here. I want to thank everyone who took the time to answer for giving me a the dose of reality I needed.

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    Site has fewer than 30 books listed, and doesn't look like it's been updated since 2010.

    ETA: Gone Jan '15.
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