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#334677 - 08/16/05 06:20 AM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: JoelM]
eyrie Offline
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Registered: 12/28/04
Posts: 3106
Loc: QLD, Australia
Perhaps you should have gone for the electronic download option thru CickBank?

When I enquired, Mr Massie emailed me and said that they are a small outfit and thus the only distributors for the book. If you've gone down the self-publishing route, you'll appreciate the difficulties and expense of doing small print runs. I got the feeling that his preference was for me to download the electronic version.

I would email Mike personally and enquire about the purchase - i.e. if you purchased it from him directly. See if you can swap it for the electronic version and get a refund on the hardcopy.

PM me for email details, or see if you can find it on his website.

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#334678 - 08/16/05 07:51 AM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: eyrie]
harlan Offline
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Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: Amherst, MA
Silly question: did Doc move and/or leave a forwarding address? I don't think a month is that long to wait for a small outfit. I have had some darn long waits for certain items (I once ordered a set of teacups from Scotland...and it took a year due to low production).

Practice breathing...


Edited by harlan (08/16/05 07:51 AM)

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#334679 - 08/16/05 08:44 AM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: harlan]
BuDoc Offline
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Registered: 05/03/05
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Gee, why didn't I think to leave a forwarding address The guy that purchased my old house probably has received it and has opened his own dojo and has made a fortune!

I have been receiving mail (all forwarded) in a timely manner.

I have mostly been playing the wait game. What Eyrie says about independent publishers is true.

As Kintama and I have discussed in the past, this was more of an experiment than anything else. If the book arrives and is useful, great! If it arrives and is useless, we all get to say "I told you so" and the expense for us was minimal. If it doesn't arrive at all, well, we know whom we are dealing with.

Am I a little P!$$ed? Yeah. But I'll give him a few more weeks because of small companies and production runs.

Thanks Harlan. I'll remember to practice breathing

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#334680 - 08/16/05 02:57 PM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: BuDoc]
Kintama Offline
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{inhale 1.2.3.} - {exhale 1.2.3.} hey...I'm starting to get the hang of this breathing stuff! it really works! as a result, I'm not seeing stars and am no longer inconveinenced by momentary blackouts while walking. Harlan...get to work on an e-book straight away - title: ?
"Cold air in...Hot air out" ?

thoughts? comments? suggestions? appearences of caring?

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#334681 - 08/16/05 03:18 PM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: Kintama]
harlan Offline
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I don't understand a single sentence that you wrote.

Quote:

{inhale 1.2.3.} - {exhale 1.2.3.} hey...I'm starting to get the hang of this breathing stuff! it really works! as a result, I'm not seeing stars and am no longer inconveinenced by momentary blackouts while walking. Harlan...get to work on an e-book straight away - title: ?
"Cold air in...Hot air out" ?

thoughts? comments? suggestions? appearences of caring?



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#334682 - 08/16/05 03:24 PM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: harlan]
Kintama Offline
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Registered: 04/17/05
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Loc: Massachusetts
oh sorry. let me rephase: If one were to author an e-book on breathing...would they just be selling hot-air?

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#334683 - 08/16/05 03:28 PM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: Kintama]
harlan Offline
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Registered: 07/31/04
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Well...I will elect not to read too deeply into your posts.

Gratuitious smiley attached.

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#334684 - 08/16/05 03:38 PM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: harlan]
Kintama Offline
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Registered: 04/17/05
Posts: 2724
Loc: Massachusetts
I try to be more serious.

on topic: {sound of crickets}

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#334685 - 08/17/05 12:34 AM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: Kintama]
Bushi_no_ki Offline
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Registered: 05/03/05
Posts: 1667
Loc: POM, Monterey CA
To start with, I can't afford it. I got royally reamed for spending $20 on a cheapo sword the last time I bought from ebay. Also, I'm not impressed with the ebay page. Nor am I impressed with all the "reviews". I would advise any instructor who is thinking of buying this book to consider whether they could actually throw $107 away first. They could just as well be better off going to the nearest community/junior college, and spending the money on a bookkeeping/business administration course.

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#334686 - 08/17/05 02:29 AM Re: Small Dojo, Big Profits Manual [Re: Bushi_no_ki]
Kintama Offline
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Loc: Massachusetts
In my opinion, e-bay isn't the problem...I buy and sell stuff on there all the time, never had a problem except one package from England getting lost by my local mail.
I look at e-bay as a world community flea market. it's great.... however I've spent a fortune on bargans

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