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ChunkyC
11-08-2005, 02:29 AM
For those of you who obsessively keep track of such things (like me), here are the daily sales numbers since the storefront went live on October 31/05. I'll edit this post to keep score as we go along. This will also let us keep the 'milestones' thread for things like Jean's announcement, reaching dollars-donated targets, etc.

I've started summarizing by month to keep this post from growing too long. I've copied the day-by-day stats into a document, plus Lulu keeps the dailies on the site.

October/November 2005
Lulu -- 525
Retail UK -- 15
Retail US -- 62

December 2005
Lulu -- 104
Retail UK -- 08
Retail US -- 138

January 2006
Lulu -- 14
Retail UK -- 00
Retail US -- 41

February 2006
Lulu -- 15
Retail UK -- 00
Retail US -- 20

March 2006
Lulu -- 15
Retail UK -- 00
Retail US -- 18

April 2006
Lulu -- 07
Retail UK -- 00
Retail US -- 11

May 2006
Lulu -- 04
Retail UK -- 01
Retail US -- 00

June 2006
Lulu -- 07
Retail UK -- 00
Retail US -- 12

Running total: 1,028 *

* note -- don't worry if the numbers don't add up exactly. The running total includes 11 sold as review copies or some such, that don't show up in the daily totals. Either that or my math is lousy. Regardless, the running total is exactly what is showing on the Lulu site as of the time I add to this post.

biotales
11-08-2005, 04:26 AM
Well bless your little green heart.... your so adorable for doing this...
:kiss:

September skies
11-08-2005, 06:52 AM
I love this! :)

jdkiggins
11-08-2005, 07:16 AM
Thanks for keeping track, CC. It will be interesting to watch the numbers climb.

AW ROCKS!!!:Clap:

Robin Bayne
11-09-2005, 01:01 AM
I hope they keep climbing after all the authors buy their copies!!! Come on bookstores!!:popcorn:

mommie4a
11-10-2005, 10:14 PM
I just ordered 18 (3 shipments of 6 to my home but in different names - when I put all of the orders with the same exact info, it collapsed them all into one shipment so no supersaver!).

September skies
11-10-2005, 10:17 PM
I'm still waiting for my book. I ordered on Nov. 2 -- 8 days ago!! And even paid extra for priority mail! I've had my interview with the newspaper but they held off on a pic hoping the book arrived. They're coming back today and I am praying my book is here by this afternoon.:Shrug:



11/15: boohoohooo --- still not here today. I'm sure the mailman must think I'm a crazy woman. I ran out to greet him and he shook his head and then asked me to not kill him. (he was kidding, of course, but I wonder if I looked that desperate.) :-(

September skies
11-10-2005, 10:26 PM
Come on bookstores!!

Is there any word on our book being available on amazon, someone had mentioned Target or something like that and Borders dot com?

I have been referring everyone to Lulu dot com and explaining that we get the most benefit for charity that way but I've also been asked by the media about the other places and I'd like to be able to give them an answer.

ChunkyC
11-10-2005, 11:20 PM
Is there any word on our book being available on amazon, someone had mentioned Target or something like that and Borders dot com?

I have been referring everyone to Lulu dot com and explaining that we get the most benefit for charity that way but I've also been asked by the media about the other places and I'd like to be able to give them an answer.
I mentioned this in another thread, but this is a good spot for it....

When SoS became available, the appropriate information was submitted to the appropriate places so that SoS will be available to any bookstore, but it will take time. This is from Lulu's site:
Once a month, online booksellers update their databases with new books. When they update (if the booksellers choose to list your book), you will see your book listed as "currently available." Because most online booksellers only update their databases once a month, it could take four weeks or so for your book to show up on their sites.
Once SoS appears in the major book wholesaler's databases, it will be available to any bookstore or bookstore chain. From Lulu's site:
Your book is entered into Ingram's database, the largest US book wholesaler. This gets your book into the same wholesale channels as major US publishers and will allow book retailers like Amazon, B&N, and Borders to sell your book.
and
Your title will also be made available in the UK through Bertrams and Gardners, who are wholesalers in the UK market. Your title will be entered into Books In Print, Titles@Ingram, and Neilsons Bookdata (UK) bibliographic databases to facilitate the widest availability around the world.
However, individual bookstores can order directly from LULU if they wish. Details are here (http://www.lulu.com/help/node/view/15#po) if you know of a bookstore that might be willing to bring the book in before it is available through their regular channels.

Moondancer
11-11-2005, 01:56 AM
However, individual bookstores can order directly from LULU if they wish. Details are here (http://www.lulu.com/help/node/view/15#po) if you know of a bookstore that might be willing to bring the book in before it is available through their regular channels.


A problem I ran into here with one particular chain is they can't order anything unless it comes through Ingram... contracts and all that jazz we don't normally have to think about. Luckily, since it will soon be in the Ingram databases I can go back to that chain at some point in time and retry. However, there may be other instances when it won't be so clear cut.

JennaGlatzer
11-11-2005, 02:38 AM
We're in Ingram! I just got the notice. We're officially listed in Ingram's database now. It still can take time for each individual store to refresh their computer records, though... but they can order from Ingram now.

trumancoyote
11-11-2005, 02:41 AM
Every Saturday, Jenna, I work the registers at a Border's here in Arizona. Want I should throw a bookmark in everyone's bag?

That's eight hours worth of bookmarks, baby.

JennaGlatzer
11-11-2005, 02:46 AM
Ohmigod... yeah!

trumancoyote
11-11-2005, 02:49 AM
Sweet. The only catch is: I'm wondering if we could perhaps get a bookmark that tells people to order through the bookstore. Border's being as Corporate and Evil as it is, I don't think they'd let me plug a book that can be bought directly from Lulu when, now that it's available through Ingram, customers can just order it through Border's itself.

If you don't think it's a good idea to have a specialized bookmark, though, I can always just stuff them in people's bags and not tell my manager :D

ChunkyC
11-11-2005, 02:57 AM
Zach, my man!

We talked about what a nightmare it would be for us to customize the official promotional materials with so many writers involved. And I know we want to make sure Lulu's involvement is mentioned as much as possible since they are going so far and beyond to help us with this project, but perhaps there's something we could do for large chains like Borders?

Any ideas, Jenna?

trumancoyote
11-11-2005, 03:03 AM
It's cool if we can't get any special ones, Chunksta. I just thought I'd try and keep the peace w/ my boss, but as that's been nary a concern of mine before, I'll just go ahead and use the ones we've got :)

ChunkyC
11-11-2005, 03:11 AM
Yo homie, I just double-checked the file and we don't specifically mention Lulu on the o-fficial bookmark, just the SoS website. The ISBN is on there too. If you're getting the bookmark PDF's via the SoS site, you should be good to go.

You a cham-peen for doin' this, Zach!

trumancoyote
11-11-2005, 03:14 AM
Naw I'm not. I never submitted anything, so this is the least I can do to help out.

Do you recommend we have the bookmarks printed on card-stock, or?

Ken Schneider
11-11-2005, 03:19 AM
having my bookmarks and posters printed on 80# card stock.

should have them tomorrow.

ChunkyC
11-11-2005, 03:20 AM
We get great results using Xerox Supergloss cardstock paper. Any photo-quality cardstock should do a nice job.

ChunkyC
11-11-2005, 03:26 AM
I just ordered 18 (3 shipments of 6 to my home but in different names - when I put all of the orders with the same exact info, it collapsed them all into one shipment so no supersaver!).
Really? I just double-checked and mine are still showing as three separate orders. Did you go all the way through until you reached the point where you had a receipt for the first order of six, then browse to SoS again and start the whole process over to place the next order?

mommie4a
11-11-2005, 03:41 AM
Nope - I put in 6 for my name and address, then another 6 for my husband's name and the same address, then 6 for my name with my middle name after my first name and the same address. I did this all by just adding to "ship to another address?" thingy. I do have a receipt etc. and saw that my order is "fulfilling." Sigh - how nice. :) Fulfilling.

maestrowork
11-11-2005, 04:27 AM
Sweet. The only catch is: I'm wondering if we could perhaps get a bookmark that tells people to order through the bookstore.

From what I've seen... bookmarks usually don't have book store specific info (like ORDER at www.borders.com) unless it's printed/produced by the chains themselves. Since these are provided by us, I don't see any reason why Border's should be on the bookmarks.

Book stores give out bookmarks from authors and publishers all the time. So I don't see any problem...

Robin Bayne
11-11-2005, 05:05 AM
Got my copies, they look great!! :)

You know I was in a Popeye's chicken place tonight and they have signs up about how they orginated in N.O. and are collecting funds for the city. . . maybe we could talk to the store managers about putting out book flyers?

Yeshanu
11-11-2005, 07:05 AM
You know I was in a Popeye's chicken place tonight and they have signs up about how they orginated in N.O. and are collecting funds for the city. . . maybe we could talk to the store managers about putting out book flyers?

I was wondering the same thing...

I was also wondering if we could have events in the store and they could provide free munchies to the poor, starving authors... Mmmm. Fried chicken... :D

JennaGlatzer
11-11-2005, 12:24 PM
Last time I did a signing at B&N, they did give me free coffee and a sammich... mmm...

334 copies sold.
$1700.06 raised.

:)

September skies
11-15-2005, 09:09 AM
I saw this on the Milestones board: (by Jenna 11/13 at 2:27 p.m.)

395 books sold -- more than $2,000 raised for disaster relief

YEAHHHH!!!!! :Clap:

Robin Bayne
11-26-2005, 08:19 PM
What are we up to now????

ChunkyC
11-26-2005, 08:32 PM
Keep checking the first post in this thread. I'm updating it daily.

Jean Marie
11-26-2005, 09:11 PM
# 27 on Lulu!http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/smile.gif

OneTeam OneDream
11-29-2005, 06:23 PM
The best part about that running total is we have never had a day without a sale.

ChunkyC
11-29-2005, 09:25 PM
http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/EmoteSmack.gif You had to say it. http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/Emotepoke.gif

Never fear, the online retailer's rankings show that the book is selling steadily via their sites. We should have numbers sometime in December.

OneTeam OneDream
11-29-2005, 09:29 PM
http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/EmoteSmack.gif You had to say it. http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/Emotepoke.gif

Never fear, the online retailer's rankings show that the book is selling steadily via their sites. We should have numbers sometime in December.

I'm such a chump.

Robin Bayne
12-01-2005, 03:35 AM
I was wondering the same thing...

I was also wondering if we could have events in the store and they could provide free munchies to the poor, starving authors... Mmmm. Fried chicken... :D


:ROFL:

Robin Bayne
12-01-2005, 03:35 AM
Keep checking the first post in this thread. I'm updating it daily.


Great!:)

Alphabet
12-03-2005, 04:44 AM
Don't know what the other amazon sites are saying - but UK site says:
__________
Our Price: 8.25 & eligible for Free UK delivery on orders over 15 with Super Saver Delivery. See details & conditions (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/stores/static/-/welcome/delivery/202-0682024-9085412).


Availability: usually dispatched within 4 to 6 weeks.


Note: due to the availability of this product, orders placed now for this item will not be dispatched by Amazon.co.uk in time for Christmas (see last-order dates (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/747374/202-0682024-9085412)). However, you can buy it new (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/detail/offer-listing/-/1411655036/new/202-0682024-9085412) from our Marketplace sellers. Find out more (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/3149611/202-0682024-9085412) about Marketplace delivery times.
_____________

4 to 6 weeks!!!
Will not be dispatched in time for Christmas!!!!

Already!


Also of concern - in the marketplace TWO of the suppliers claims to be printing POD from the UK
____
7.83
http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/G/02/x-locale/detail/offer-listing/low-price.gif New Seller: the_book_depository (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=AHRB2OK2Q2YCL&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) (Safe buying guarantee (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/3149571/))

Rating: http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/G/02/x-locale/common/icons/stars-5.0.gif 98% positive ratings (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=AHRB2OK2Q2YCL&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) over the past twelve months (82320 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=AHRB2OK2Q2YCL&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) ratings) Seller has 85350 lifetime (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=AHRB2OK2Q2YCL&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) ratings

Dispatched from: United Kingdom
International delivery available
Learn more (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/14044781/202-0682024-9085412) about delivery destinations

Comments: - Brand New. Printed for you and delivered from the UK. Delivery is usually 5 working days from order by Royal Mail, International Delivery is by Airmail.


AND


9.52
New Seller: quartermelon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=A3N2PS68VCSMBW&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) (Safe buying guarantee (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/3149571/))

Rating: http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/G/02/x-locale/common/icons/stars-4.5.gif 82% positive ratings (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=A3N2PS68VCSMBW&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) over the past twelve months (1183 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=A3N2PS68VCSMBW&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) ratings) Seller has 1183 lifetime (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/seller/at-a-glance.html/202-0682024-9085412?seller=A3N2PS68VCSMBW&asin=1411655036&marketplaceSeller=1) ratings

Dispatched from: United Kingdom
International delivery available
Learn more (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/14044781/202-0682024-9085412) about delivery destinations

Comments: - Brand NEW, Printed on Demand from UK printer, allow 4-10 days extra for printing.

I've no idea how to contact AMAZON to complain about these listings.

I've also no idea how they are doing it.

Maybe I don't understand something but it feels like theft - Are the charities being given money from those sales? If this is not legitimate can we get these sellers banned from amazon?

Edit: I think that this is actually a matter for the police as well as amazon (if it turns out that they have no right to be doing this) - theft from charities or charitable projects is widely news-worthy.

ChunkyC
12-03-2005, 04:49 AM
I'll point this out to Jenna. However, it could just be referring to the printer in the UK that produces the book for Lulu, in which case it's perfectly legit. The books for the UK market are printed in the UK, they're not printed in the US and then shipped overseas, the cost would be prohibitive.

Alphabet
12-03-2005, 05:11 AM
If that is the case, I wish I knew why I end up having to buy from LULU and wait three weeks for the books to arrive. If there is an actual lulu related UK printer why can't UK based orders get delivered in a week instead of three by being routed for printing and shipping from the UK? :cry:

(PS: 3 weeks is over-dramatisation on my part - my books turned up nearer to two weeks after ordering - but it could have been days, and the prospect of waiting that long is a detterrent to prospective buyers)

I'd throw my hands up in despair but I think they'd never come down again.

ChunkyC
12-03-2005, 05:25 AM
Just an fyi, the UK based printer I refer to prints the books for orders placed via places like Amazon and regular bookstores, they don't service the customer directly, just like a company called Quebecor over here prints books for publishers like Tor and Harper Collins, etc. They're like a factory.

As far as the timeline goes, part of it has to do with the few days it takes to manufacture the book when it's ordered, but I have no idea why it should take as long to order from Amazon in the UK as it does to get a book directly from Lulu shipped to you across the ocean.

PS -- you make a good point about wait times, which is why it is better to get bookstores to stock the book if we can. No matter what the product is, people are more likely to buy if they can walk out of the store with it in their hands.

Oh, and one more thing about ship times -- I've ordered numerous books published by traditional publishers, and they've taken just as long to arrive at the bookstore.

JennaGlatzer
12-03-2005, 05:56 AM
Yep, as far as I'm aware, the books sold through retail channels (including online bookstores) in the UK are printed by Lightning Source's UK office. It's very likely that the timeline listed on the Amazon site is wrong-- but I can check on that.

The timeline in general isn't great, though. I think I waited 10 or 11 days to get my books, too, and I live in the same state as the printer they use for in-house sales. It's pretty inconsistent-- some people seem to get their books in about 5 days, others in 10 or more, when using the same (cheapest) shipping.

The 3rd party vendors in Marketplace have to buy their copies through Ingram or directly through Lulu before they can sell them to customers, too, so not to worry on that-- we always get royalties whenever a new copy is sold. Usually what happens is that the Marketplace vendors don't actually have the books in stock-- they wait for an order to come in, then they call Ingram to get the book, then they ship it to the customer.

Alphabet
12-03-2005, 07:23 AM
Sorry, been on a hospital jaunt with lil baby -
reason: worried ________result: nothing to worry about.

It was the printed in UK statements that freaked me out, especially by these places I hadn't heard of. It's all bizarre isn't it - this publishing game.

10-11 days in same state though :roll:

JennaGlatzer
12-03-2005, 07:27 AM
Oh, yeah, you laugh! Meanwhile, I frighten the mailwoman by staring out the window and pouncing as soon as she shows up.

Alphabet
12-03-2005, 09:43 AM
I thought I should mention that my books did come by UPS International 1st class mail (USPS Airmail Parcel Post PAR AVION) postage $41.00
Not printed in UK at all. Back to not making much sense again.
(and, wooo... $41.00 postage ouch! - how can they afford this free shipping deal? but I'm glad they can!!)

aruna
12-03-2005, 12:08 PM
I ordered a copy through amazon.co.uk quite a while ago. I just checked and they're telling me I won't get it till after 25th December.
Delivery estimate: 21 Dec 2005 - 5 Jan 2006 1 of: Stories of Strength
That's very disappointing. I have a reader's group discussion next Tuesday at Ottakar's and I was going to do some big promotion there, and my selling point - great Christmas gift! - is not going to pull. I'm stil going to check to see if Ottakar's can order it from the printers.

shelagh
12-03-2005, 01:34 PM
Aruna,

I have a copy. Pm me with your address and I'll post it to you.

Shelagh

Gabriele
12-04-2005, 10:14 PM
Why does it take so long in the UK when I can get the book via Amazon.de in 10 days?

rtilryarms
12-06-2005, 05:48 AM
Hey, all I know is that I made a net profit of $33.42 which got donated to charity.

not bad for a poem I wrote 34 years ago, that I lost and tried to recreate. Even still I messed up on 2 words and could not remember about 5 verses.

I'd of taken $10 for it!

Christine N.
12-10-2005, 04:02 PM
Hey, I noticed we sold a big 12 books on Dec. 4, after none on Dec. 3

Well... I had a craft fair on the third (I make candles) and I put a SOS flyer in every bag that day... musta handed out a good 2 dozen or so. Maybe that had something to do with it. :)

aruna
12-10-2005, 05:58 PM
Why does it take so long in the UK when I can get the book via Amazon.de in 10 days?

Did you actually get it in 10 days, or does it only say so? Because what they SAY isn't always what the DO. WhenI orginally went to am.co.uk, they said 10 days, then on the websiote it said "in January", and now I got a mail saying it has been dispatched.
The UK website now says it's available in 24 hours!

shelagh
12-10-2005, 07:32 PM
I have a reader's group discussion next Tuesday at Ottakar's and I was going to do some big promotion there, and my selling point - great Christmas gift! - is not going to pull. I'm stil going to check to see if Ottakar's can order it from the printers.

How did the discussion go? Hope it went well.

Shelagh

aruna
12-10-2005, 07:38 PM
How did the discussion go? Hope it went well.

Shelagh

Oh, yes, I forgot to report. It went very well. It was the reading group's Christmas meeting, at a local pub. They had all read my first novel; about 15 women and one of them's husband, and the guy fron Ottakar's. At the end of it I told them about SOS and passed it around. The Ottakar's guy said that most likely it won't be stocked there but he'll find out if it can be ordered. At least one of the women made a note of the title and said she'll buy it online.
So I was happy with the outcome.

ChunkyC
12-10-2005, 09:19 PM
Cool!

Robin Bayne
12-20-2005, 03:58 AM
This is minor, but a local coffee store wants to see the book. I noticed their website had a lot of Katrina relief stuff so I contacted them about possibly stocking SOS.

Will let you know how it went. :)

(also emailed Popeyes Restaurant, who started in N.O., but haven't heard back.)

ChunkyC
12-20-2005, 05:26 AM
That's great, Inspie. Keep us posted.

PS -- *cough cough* The local bookstore in my town is SOLD OUT OF SOS!!!

http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/emoticonbanana.gif

My buddy Neil emailed to tell me that in his store (http://www.banffbooks.com/), SoS is selling at a rate he usually sees for books by well known authors, and that he's ordered more, w00t!

Cabria
12-20-2005, 06:26 AM
That's awesome Charlie! Chapters here hasn't brought the book in unfortunately (as of yet). The manager's dad just died so I didn't want to be too pushy. She did tell me, however, that the order to stock books needs to come from a senior manager in Ottawa (not too clear on the details here of the process, etc.). She did distribute my bookmarks and flyers however. And SoS can be ordered from Chapters' website of course.

Word of mouth works well too for sure. I've ordered 18 copies in total and most of them have been used as gifts or sold. I tell people to tell others to call Chapters and ask about SoS. The inquiries that are made - who knows? More inquiries, more interest, more publicity. I'm a one man (er, woman lol) show here and doing my best. All I can do, huh?

Debbie http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/smile.gif

Shwebb
01-18-2006, 02:49 AM
I did a few rough calculations--so we have to sell around 112 more books or so to meet the first goal, right?

ChunkyC
01-18-2006, 05:23 AM
To raise $5,000.00? Pretty darn close.

Ken Schneider
02-04-2006, 06:41 AM
Thanks for keeping up with the sales numbers Chunky.

Ken

ChunkyC
07-20-2006, 01:09 AM
Hi kids. I just updated the sales numbers. Not huge, but we're still selling copies. We're up to 1,028 now and resting comfortably at #23 on Lulu's all time top 100.

awatkins
07-20-2006, 03:01 AM
:hooray: Yay! Thanks, Chunky!

AmyDoodle
07-22-2006, 07:49 PM
Glad to hear we're still moving on. Thanks for keeping us up to date, Chunky! :)

brainstorm77
09-03-2006, 08:58 PM
Congrats everyone i will have to purchase a copy :)

rtilryarms
09-04-2006, 07:32 PM
That would be wonderful Brainstorm.
Thanks.

ChunkyC
09-17-2006, 07:32 PM
1,039 as of today. Slipped to #29 on Lulu's all-time list. I'll do another update at the end of October when we reach our publication date 1 year anniversary.

Hard to believe it's been nearly a year.

ChunkyC
12-20-2006, 02:58 AM
Well, it's been a while since I got over here, sorry about that, folks.

For the record, our sales now stand at 1,142

Merry Christmas to you all. :)

ChunkyC
02-17-2007, 02:03 AM
We just keep putting along. Our total is now 1,155 and we currently sit at #45 on Lulu's all time best seller list.

:)

Robin Bayne
03-06-2007, 02:37 AM
Thanks for updating us again!

AdamH
04-04-2007, 12:50 AM
I'm glad it's still out there.

I've decided that if I ever get a book deal, I'm going to promote the heck out of this anthology...well, as much as I can fit in between the promotion of my own book. :)

ChunkyC
05-26-2007, 04:12 AM
Current sales: 1,159
Lulu Top 100: #55

CreativityWorks
08-28-2007, 02:27 AM
Hi! I quickly read through this thread but could not find the name of the book- What is it? Also what is it like to work with LULU?

Shwebb
08-28-2007, 06:46 AM
As far as your wanting more info on the book, click on the pic in my link and it will take you to the website for the book. It's www.storiesofstrength.com.

With regard to Lulu--I was just a lowly contributor to the book, so I can't answer what working with them is like. However, my impression is that the experience was pretty positive, especially considering that Lulu donated their services to the project, as well.

rtilryarms
08-29-2007, 12:57 AM
I did a little more with LULU after Stories of Strength and they were wonderful to work with.
Not only did they donate proceeds but they really loved what we did.

And they love Jenna. That's good enough for me.

ChunkyC
09-05-2007, 04:11 AM
Hi! I quickly read through this thread but could not find the name of the book- What is it? Also what is it like to work with LULU?
Hi CW ... this thread is in the Stories of Strength forum, and as I'm sure you've discovered by now, that's the name of the book. And like yarmy says, LULU is great.

Current Sales: 1,188
LULU top 100: #70

ChunkyC
01-08-2008, 01:55 AM
Time for the quarterly report....

Current Sales: 1,266
Lulu Top 100: #81

Yeshanu
02-07-2008, 07:13 PM
April-September = 26 books

September-January = 78 books

Methinks a few folks got a nice Christmas present. :tongue