PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media 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.

Iuniverse
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Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Overview

Total reviews
139
15
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
0
0

Iuniverse was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 7, 2008 and since then this brand received 139 reviews. It is 124 reviews more than PageTurner Press And Media received since Sep 28, 2017.

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Consumer Ratings

Rank
122 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
130 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Product or Service Quality
93 in category
86 in category
Customer service
85 in category
78 in category
Website
111 in category
114 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Iuniverse ranks 8 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than PageTurner Press And Media. People gave Iuniverse 1.8 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 116 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, PageTurner Press And Media was rated 1.9 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 123 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that PageTurner Press And Media has a higher rating than Iuniverse. Regarding Website criterion, consumers gave Iuniverse 1.9 stars and it is 53% worse than other in category. PageTurner Press And Media however was rated 1.8 stars and it is 54% worse than other in category.

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.8 (45 reviews)
1.9 (8 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I've been wanting to get my novel published for a while now. Iuniverse caught wind of it like a bloodhound and made me an offer. "One fee, 3 installments, get everything you will need." That was a lie.They have been charging me for everything from editing, to marketing, to making me a website. They...

Logan S

I want a full refund of the money that I invested with page Turner. I submitted a book which I wrote either Paper Sack and Bag Man or Cinnamon Roll and Donut Hole

Portia G
Customer service
1.5 (44 reviews)
1.6 (10 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...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...

PissedConsumer1164660

I am one of the published authors of PageTurner Press and Media and it was indeed a very horrible experience because they made me believe that my book will be picked up by a Traditional Publishing firm and be able to sell more copies of my book by buying different marketing services from them which...

PissedConsumer1692302
Website
1.9 (43 reviews)
1.8 (5 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Furthermore I was told (was also in the contract) that there would be transparency and I could go on their website in order to track all sales. This has never happened! I published my book in 2012 and the site has NEVER been up! I like other authors that made the mistake of working with these...

Endya

I am currently dealing with Shawn Smith From Page Turner.She is very knowledgeable about the industry. She makes sure to be on top of everything.

inday l

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Design of my book
  • Contact person
  • Original promises that they eventually failed to fulfill
  • Talk a convincing game
  • Selection of services
  • Lower service costs
Cons
  • Force contract
  • I universe
  • Poor communicaiton
  • Too focussed on money
  • That they are sou
  • Slow service

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

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

5

I am currently dealing with Shawn Smith From Page Turner.
She is very knowledgeable about the industry. She makes sure to...

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

1

This is group of scammers who moved from different publishing companies namely :
Jason Tyler
Michael Harris/Chris Michaels...

Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1.1

This post is to let everyone who had a bad experience with Iuniverse. That if you call 317-232-6201 or 317-232-6330 for...

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1

I am one of the published authors of PageTurner Press and Media and it was indeed a very horrible experience because the...

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Iuniverse and PageTurner Press And Media Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Iuniverse Publishing Service (57 reviews)
  • Iuniverse Customer Care (8 reviews)
  • Iuniverse Publicity Service (2 reviews)
  • Pageturner Press And Media Publishing Service (5 reviews)