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Balboa Press and Xlibris Overview

Total reviews
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515
Company responses
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Issues resolved
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Xlibris was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Dec 17, 2010 and since then this brand received 515 reviews. It is 514 reviews more than Balboa Press received since Jan 8, 2019.

Balboa Press and Xlibris Consumer Ratings

Rank
159 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
135 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Website
185 in category
106 in category
Value for money
153 in category
107 in category
Product or Service Quality
166 in category
106 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Xlibris ranks 24 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than Balboa Press. People gave Balboa Press 1 stars for Website criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 44 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Xlibris was rated 1.9 stars for Website criterion in this category and it is 123 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Value for money criterion, than we see that Xlibris has a higher rating than Balboa Press. Regarding Product or Service Quality criterion, consumers gave Balboa Press 1 stars and it is 72% worse than other in category. Xlibris however was rated 1.6 stars and it is 54% greater than other in category.

Balboa Press and Xlibris Rating Details

Website
1 (1 review)
1.9 (159 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Dear Sir/Madam,My name is Shoshi Herscu, an Israeli woman whose book Mass Awakening was recently released by Balboa Press (https://www.balboapress.com/).I'm complaining about the press release that I purchased from this publisher.I've purchased the web-optimized press release believing what was...

Shoshi H

...against Xlibris I launched my book with them 2011 and it is not what I wanted the book was not done right and I have asked them to remove my book from all the website but they still have not done so there are huge mistakes on their half and I am not happy at all. They want to charge me for resubmission fee I pay almost $800- $2000 plus marketing fees. I have not made one sale I have a rewrite ...

Ebone
Value for money
1 (1 review)
1.4 (140 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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...I told them on the 3rd day to refund my money payment of $375. 00, they said they would after numerous request, I've yet to recieve my money..

Russell m
Product or Service Quality
1 (1 review)
1.6 (169 reviews)
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They have this out of space marketing Consultant specialist Victoria Fox hat will worry the heck out of you trying to offer by extra products that do not apply to your book at all!!!! She/He never ever remembered the amount of lie he/she has stated to you previously!!!! Shame on this company...

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Balboa Press and Xlibris Pros and Cons

Pros
No votes
  • Ripp off
  • Published book
  • Getting the book published
Cons
  • Poor quality of the press release
  • Unresponsive to customer needs after they got your money
  • Unprofessional service
  • Poor customer service

Balboa Press and Xlibris Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
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...

Balboa Press and Xlibris Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1.4

Dear Sir/Madam,
My name is Shoshi Herscu, an Israeli woman whose book Mass Awakening was recently released by Balboa Pres...

1

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

Balboa Press and Xlibris Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes
1

Author's run and hide from this company Xlibris!!!!. I had my first book published in June 2019. I had over 86,000...

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Balboa Press and Xlibris Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Balboa Press Press Release Writing Service (1 review)
  • Xlibris Publishing Service (292 reviews)
  • Xlibris Customer Care (43 reviews)
  • Xlibris Book (25 reviews)