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I published with Iuniverse and after several years of "no Sales therefore no Royalties".. although I was asked many times to "Sign" a physical copy of the non sold book! I pursued Iuniverse and never received a firm response to my issues. Finally, in 2015 I withdrew...
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1.0
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I published my first book with I Universe. The process was ok but expensive. Now, 5 years later, they are not tracking any sales and I'm getting no royalties. I know that I've sold several books since 2015. They continue to contact me to put in more money for...
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Anonymous

Ten years after publication (having them screw up my cover design), I am still catching sales calls from these people. They always aim their pitch on my pen name!

2.0
I didn't like
  • Did not reveive royalties
  • Unfair business practice
#882338
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I amBarbara Sher Tinsley. I have found myself locked out of my royalty records and sales records,too.I keep getting new passwords,but never succeed in viewing my sales. I know for a fact that 10 copies of my book sold many months ago but were never recorded. I asked...
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#864042
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I published with iUniverse in 2004. It is my opinion that they very well might withhold royalties. As it is, they do not pay them until 2 months after the applicable quarter ends, so I get my Jan--March royalties in June, etc. They do not even post sales until months...
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#838745
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I self-published a professional book nearly one year ago with iUniverse. The preparations process was fairly straight forward and I had no real problems with it. However, as soon as the final document was sent the problems began. After spending $3,469 I received my 10...
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Anonymous
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I have unfortunately published my book through iUniverse in September 2014 and have received a check for only $4.00 after spending over $4,500.00.Marketing was a scam after co...

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iUniverse is the worst publisher ever. I couldn't be more unhappy with them. The people you have to interact with sound like they have no education whatsoever. It takes an eternity to get royalty information. I have 2 more books out this year and couldn't sign with...
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1.0
#810539
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Iuniverse Package Review

Horrible. Fooled my Aunt into some expensive marketing package that cost $500 per month. Royalties were only $20 per month. Impossible to cancel.
1.3
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#781626
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This is the second complaint with this company. On Friday, I'm going to complain on social media and let everyone know how bad this company and Author House really is. If this company does not believe in your book then it will take forever to get it published. I have...
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Newington, Georgia
I didn't like
  • Poor communicaiton
  • Misleading and fraudulent practice
  • Already enclosed
#769592
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In defense of iUniverse I have published with them five times before since 2005. I was working on getting another two manuscripts completed and decided to jump ahead of myself and get the contract with iUniverse going just to push me to finish my books. With the...
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Anonymous
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That was an inspiring story and I pray that you have a speedy recovery!

3.8
#767515
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IUniverse...a professional relationship with excellent results
IUniverse...a professional relationship with excellent results
Abbott Press published my first book, 'The President's Weapon'. There was an issue with the printing that they corrected to my satisfaction. For my second book, 'Dead Water', I was bumped up to iUniverse. Though probably 4 to 6 weeks out before release, my experience...
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4.8
Gainesboro, Tennessee
I liked
  • Entire publication process
  • Editors
  • Contact person
I didn't like
  • No issues encountered
#766718
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