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Subject: Posting a picture if none available
Date Posted: 1/12/2009 11:34 AM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2009
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Is there a way to post pictures of my books if a picture does not come up after I list my book?  Thank you for any advice!  Shannon

Date Posted: 1/12/2009 11:38 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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There's an "Edit Book Data" link at the bottom of the page and you can submit the picture there!

Date Posted: 1/12/2009 12:44 PM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2007
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actually do not use the Edit Book Data feature, it doesn't always work.  at the bottom of every page is a link that says Upload Book Covers

use that link (you can upload up to 5 at one time), put in the ISBN, browse your computer for the picture and then hit submit

make sure the photos are cropped and have no whites around the edges and are a .jpg format.  we can't use .gif or .tif or any other format other than the jpeg

Date Posted: 1/12/2009 3:30 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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All those suggestions are great:

If you are adding only an image, there are 2 places you can do that.  One is the blue "upload book covers" link at the bottom of any page, and the other is to simply click on the blue "no cover image available" icon.

If you are editing something in the book's listing -- maybe there's a typo, or you are adding a "blurb" in the description box -- click on the book's title, then on "more options."  And you'll find the "edit book data" page there.  You can also add an image there.  We ask that people don't go to that page to add images if they aren't editing data too.  The reason is that when you hit "submit", it sends the image to the image team, and the data edit to the data edit team.  If you submit an image with no change in data, it still sends a data edit out, and  it can  take some time to wade through those, even if there are no changes.


Date Posted: 1/12/2009 10:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2009
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Thanks! I'll pull out my camera!