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Publish America


Publish America

Complaint Rating:  100 % with 7 votes
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Publish America
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Publish America is the biggest scam in the publishing industry. This Publish on demand (POD) c0mpany has been misleading authors for years. They claim to be traditional publishers which is a total lie. This compnay has made bundles of money off new gullible authors by publishing their books and selling back the books at discounted rates to the authors. They do no conduct any promotions or distributions, unless the authors pay for it by purchasing more and more of their books. Their representatives are addressed by first name only or anonymously as Publish America support. It takes miracle or a month for them to get back to you with the simplest question. Most book stores will not stock Publish America books, because they equate PA to any other self-publishing houses or worse. It also takes over two months to receive a book after you order it from Publish America.
Their royalty statements are vague and inaccurate. They can basically do wahtever they want. This is an unethical and itegrity free company. You are better off being unplished than being stuck with this alleged publisher. Review the innumerable complaints against this company on the internet. It is truly a publishing mill that publishes anything sent. They actually have an electronic editor that will keep your book filled with mistakes. You better hire an editor before you approve your final transcript assuming that you will decide to go with this scandalous company. Their representatives are taught to defend their scams, and they pretend to have pride and ethics. Publish America is truly the biggest scam in publishing history. It's so big that many other scam artists have started their own POD publishing houses.
Beware!!! Research this publisher before you submit your transcript.
Complaint comments Comments (3) Complaint country United States Complaint category Books


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A  14th of Oct, 2010 by    0 Votes
I agree - this company makes everything sound so exciting, then they rip you off right left and centre with extortionate shipping costs and the fact that you have to buy so many of your own books, you might as well have paid them up front in the first instance. No they are not a traditional Publishing Firm, they are con artists.
N  25th of Jan, 2011 by    0 Votes
Hello, can you tell me how you went about getting your book published? the right way? i am looking and have not found what is trustworthy yet, your review has helped me, thank you so much!
A  4th of Mar, 2011 by    0 Votes
Please read my article regarding Publish America and other publishing companies engaging in illegal activities. You will find the information to pursue legal charges against them provided you have the proper evidence to do so. I have also published this information here on, compaintsboard.com Take my advice, read the information and make use out of it. Together, we can take these companies down to protect ourselves and writers of the future.


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