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I put a goal/progress notation in yellow on the purchase page of my website so people can see how we are coming along with the progress. There will be a shopping cart very soon to break down better the shipping rates for multiple book orders as well. It is being worked on now.

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On ‎7‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 4:14 AM, Goldseeker5000 said:

I put a goal/progress notation in yellow on the purchase page of my website so people can see how we are coming along with the progress. There will be a shopping cart very soon to break down better the shipping rates for multiple book orders as well. It is being worked on now.

So when are you planning to start shipping?  Thx.

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4-6 weeks after the printer receives the full amount for the printing costs. It is all in the about the book or purchase page of the website Andyy. This is why we need to get to the printing cost goal asap to keep the time to wait at a minimum. Spread the word to your friends to order a copy.

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So in a nutshell you need to pre-sell 280 books before they begin printing the books, then another 4-6 weeks before they start to ship??????

 

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As some of you know, I was one of the editors for Jess Publishing, who published "Treasure," "Treasure Search," and "Treasure Found" magazines. One day, the owner, Ken Doe, asked me "Jimmy, do you want to know how to make a small fortune in publishing?" "Sure" was my response. His answer was "To make a small fortune in publishing you need to start with a large fortune..." In other words,  the costs associated with publishing are huge, and the returns may not cover costs. For instance, in my own case, I have self-published several books. The usual minimum order was 5,000 copies, paid in advance. I usually had to wholesale about 2,000 copies to jobbers and dealers before costs were met. Only then would I see a profit. So I sympathize with Reese's predicament.

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Correct. I cover all the details on the purchase page. It is a huge cost. Even big book publishers will do the common practice of preorders. Many will preorder the books before they are even finished being written. Mine is done. Just waiting on preorders. I am putting in all I can each week to help reduce it but I still have my bills every month. So as I said, the more you spread the word, all of you, as I am, the sooner we reach the goal and we get our books. This book is worth it. It will be worth the wait.

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I'll Pre-order one next week after I put some money in the account.

What happens if you don't reach your goal?

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Mike

 

 

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Then I ask my boss for a loan, which I may do here in a couple weeks, just to keep waiting time to a reasonable time frame. But first I need to see how the facebook and google ads do, which I am hoping to do this weekend. If worse comes to worse, then I will do the books on demand. But the way I am having them done now is web press which is better. Remember Mike I am putting money in this every week. I put a third of my pay check into the book this morning. I have learned early on to not stress too early. Things have a way of working out. Have faith and be patient.

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1 hour ago, Goldseeker5000 said:

 But first I need to see how the facebook and google ads do, which I am hoping to do this weekend. 

I just talked to a fellow colleague yesterday...she is in a competitive business (small animal vet) and she said she used the google adds and could not be more happy with the way it turned out. Her phone is now ringing more often...I don't know much about advertising  but if I ever had to I would start there. 

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Hey Reese,

    I purchased 25 for now as promised.  Keep us updated on when the goal is met and when shipping starts happening.  Congrats on the book, excited to see and sell it for you.  

Wishing you the best,

Rob Allison

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