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Subject: book sets still worth only 1 credit?
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 4:52 PM ET
Member Since: 12/8/2009
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i have a feww sets available, that i want to submit, but so far it seems  that the sets are listed at 1 credit, despite the fact theat they contain 5-7 books.


am i wrong? or is this something that needs to be looked at?

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 4:54 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2006
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Unless it's an audiobook, one ISBN = one credit.  You can post the books individually, or post in the book bazaar that you have a set you'd like to send together, but yes, if you post the ISBN on the set you'll only get one credit.

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 5:09 PM ET
Member Since: 12/8/2009
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ok, that rots, but is understandable. so basically, i need to be willing to split up the set in order to get full credit?!?the DVD sister site requires a cred for each disk, i like that idea.

Last Edited on: 12/19/09 5:12 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 5:28 PM ET
Member Since: 1/15/2006
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There is a thread in the bazaar to offer books by the same author. I would think that you could offer them here or in the bazaar and you might find someone that would want the whole set for the amount of credits it is worth. Worth a try.

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 7:09 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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you are allowed to offer boxed sets for 1 credit per book in the book bazaar and the genre forums.  Just in teh genre forum make sure to put it in the Is This On your WL thread. 

A thread was recently started in the BB for people to offer WL books in multiples to save on postage.  If it's not WL then you can just start a new thread in the BB. 

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 10:57 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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The sites run on databases that come from outside providers. The data that's available for DVDs and Books is not the same. There is no consistent information in the Books data that would allow the site to know how many books are in the boxed set. I'm sure they would like to have multiple credits per set, but the data just doesn't work that way.

Date Posted: 12/20/2009 4:06 AM ET
Member Since: 12/8/2009
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*nods* again, understandable. a shame, but fully understandable..