PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about CreateSpace and Iuniverse as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

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CreateSpace and Iuniverse Overview

Total reviews
7
141
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
0
0

Iuniverse was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 7, 2008 and since then this brand received 141 reviews. It is 134 reviews more than CreateSpace received since May 13, 2013.

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Consumer Ratings

Rank
3 out of 599 in Periodicals & Publishing category
126 out of 599 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Style and Design
9 in category
115 in category
Customer service
13 in category
93 in category
Value for money
2 in category
123 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, CreateSpace ranks 123 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than Iuniverse. People gave CreateSpace 5 stars for Style and Design criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 159 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Iuniverse was rated 1.7 stars for Style and Design criterion in this category and it is 53 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that CreateSpace has a higher rating than Iuniverse. Regarding Value for money criterion, consumers gave CreateSpace 5 stars and it is 99% greater than other in category. Iuniverse however was rated 1.2 stars and it is 73% worse than other in category.

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Rating Details

Style and Design
5 (2 reviews)
1.7 (28 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

can't login..dont have access to email no longer and can't remember password.. need to reset login info. please help..Stephen Murphy 9712832232

Stephen M

...You finally approve of the editing, the cover design, the interior layout, and now you wait. A few days later they come back at you with the paper to sign to approve the retail price, and your jaw drops in astonishment. Surely that can't be right for the paperback? $25...

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Customer service
5 (2 reviews)
1.5 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

My book has been interfered with and I want to talk with someone about publishing it.

Heather M

...Just like their comments to this complaint not a customer service response a smart allek who has obviously cashed the check already. I have nothing good to say about I Universe but would strongly suggest you go with someone else, anyone else. Read other complaints about this company...

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Value for money
5 (2 reviews)
1.2 (35 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

No items

...We just need to flood his office with them, and then we will able to take down Iniverse and hopeful get our money back. This way no attorney fees..

Laura A

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Good things
  • Easy to use
  • Design of my book
  • Contact person
  • Original promises that they eventually failed to fulfill
Cons
  • Unclear system behavior
  • Force contract
  • I universe
  • Misleading and fraudulent practice

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

My book has been interfered with and I want to talk with someone about publishing it.

5

The companies a *** joke, they purposely talked fast over the numbers and with normal words they talked average speed,...

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
No votes
1

I can't even begin to tell you of their shake down process without my blood boiling. I did two books with iUniverse....

CreateSpace and Iuniverse Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
5

can't login..dont have access to email no longer and can't remember password.. need to reset login info. please...

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I wrote a short read book titled "The Day God Wore A Hardhat". This book is my baby, it was a labor of love and very...

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CreateSpace and Iuniverse Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Createspace Account (1 review)
  • Iuniverse Publishing Service (59 reviews)
  • Iuniverse Customer Care (8 reviews)
  • Iuniverse Publicity Service (2 reviews)