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When publishing a book, I work together with illustrators and designers to make that book as appealing as it can possibly be. Now, these collaborators work for a share of the revenue. My question is the following:
how can I provide my collaborators with a proper e-report of revenues?
I suggest a .pdf e-report downloadable directly from the "My Revenue" page. That way, it would be easy to download the report and send it to collaborators via e-mail.
Please Lulu, advice on the matter.
Here is my suggestion, and I would love to hear what others think. What if Lulu made our revenue available immediately as credit for purchasing books, etc? This would make it immediately available for that use. Regular revenue payment could remain as it is, so you could either wait for you revenue payment, use the money to purchase books, or a combination of the two! thoughts?
I'd be happy to have the option for lulu to keep my revenue as credit toward buying more of my own titles, instead of the revenue automatically going to paypal. Paypal takes a cut, which is fine, but if I can just keep the revenue at lulu then (a) I can apply it all where I want it to go anyway and (b) lulu gets that small, small amount of interest in keeping my money.
Otherwise - this very long time customer remains more than satisfied.
I just got my book Horizon - the dividing line published as an E-book and a paperback version. I have a lot of friends asking from where they can buy it. I hope to tell them the lulu project address but what I want to know is that if it is possible to get my revenue at moneybookers account instead of paypal.
I really encourage you to visit my spotlight at lulu, I guaranty you'll find interesting things. Especially for people who have a taste for novels like vampire diary, twilight kind. Ya its cheap publicity....
Thanks any way...!
I find the current revenue report system to be very unwieldy and difficult to use. A fast improvement could be made by allowing a download of the reports as a .CSV file for importing to a spreadsheet, but in addition to that, I would like to see the whole way that revenue is reported to be re-looked at.
Part of my problem is that I use the split revenue option a LOT, and it's very difficult to figure out exactly what's going on with revenue payments .