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Balboa Concepts
Xlibris

Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Overview

Total reviews 2 546
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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Consumer Ratings

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207 out of 259 in Staff category
174 out of 491 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
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129 in category
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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Rating Details

Customer service
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1.5 (188 reviews)
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...No replies on the matter, just the usual "mail to the customer service or give us a call"...

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Product or Service Quality
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1.6 (186 reviews)
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...I had to pay for that service, it sounded like almost sure thing. In all fairness I must say Xlibris did an outstanding job on the jacket of my book. But I don't want anymore to do with them..

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Website
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1.9 (176 reviews)
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I recently renewed my website (www. budhunton. com) and it stopped working about a week or so ago...

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Price Affordability
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1.6 (175 reviews)
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So far, I paid over $10,000 for these services! About two weeks ago, I received another call from Tony McMillan, trying to offer me yet another service at a price, of course, which I informed him that I was not going to pay for anything else because I was flat broke! At present, one copy of my book...

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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Pros and Cons

Pros
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  • Ripp off
  • Published book
  • Getting the book published
Cons
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  • Poor customer service
  • Give you the run around
  • Unresponsive to customer needs after they got your money

Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
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5

I don't know why all the negative reviews on here. I've had nothing but good happen to my anthology titled Xtoriez. I...

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5

What am I supposed to do I paid them to publish the book. Then they use hardball tactics to get me to sign up for...

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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
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I signed a contract with Xlibris (subsidiary to Author Solutions) in November ’13 for:
Editing, Interior Design, Exterio...

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I had my book published with Xlibris - a subsidiary of Author Solutions. $4000 for the full package: i did editing (the...

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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Latest Reviews

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You know it is crazy when a company takes my money and doesn't respond in any sort of way... all my information is up...

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I tell you, that you have a way to try and cover the wrong that you do to people.... out of 8 stories you publish one...

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Balboa Concepts and Xlibris Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
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  • Xlibris Publishing Service (303 reviews)
  • Xlibris Customer Care (45 reviews)
  • Xlibris Book (27 reviews)