A very important post from Nicholas Rossis.. Piracy is more rampant than it ever was on the high seas and most of us have our books allegedly available on illegal sites.. This can cause problems with the books that we publish and are listed on Amazon.. to establish copyright for books they will do an online sweep and if they find a book out there that with your title they may send you a letter saying your book has been removed until you prove your ownership…Nicholas provides the fixes .. head over and read the entire article. #recommended
Image this: You have the perfect campaign lined up, and are counting the days before you finally start paying off the cost of those ads.
Then, you receive an email from Amazon accusing you of copyright infringment. Your book has been taken down for now, until you prove it is, indeed, written by you.
This is what’s been happening to several authors, who have received the dreaded copyright notifications from Amazon. Specifically, they’ve received the following email:
We are writing to you regarding the following book(s):
During a quality assurance review of your catalog, we found content (text and/or images) that is widely available on the web. You can do an online search for the content inside your books to discover which sites are offering the content for free. Copyright is important to us – we want to make sure that no author or other copyright…
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