B&N PubIt! now live?

I just read a post over at MobileRead that B&N are sending out new emails asking people to sign up for PubIt!, B&N’s in house ebook publishing program.Here’s what Steve Jordan had to say:

I just received an email announcing that PubIt! is ready for registration and selling your books.

I went to the PubIt! main page, which still has the “coming soon” label, and a non-working Terms and Conditions pagesite, giving you no clue that you can actually get started with it. In fact, apparently only people who preregistered with PubIt! will get this email invite.

The link included in the email takes you to a signup page that prompts you to create an account, using your B&N customer login or a PubIt! users’ login. You sign in with your B&N account, or create a new account, and you are taken to…

The PubIt! signup page that you just came from, whereupon the only thing you can do… again… is sign up for an invite to PubIt!

So, to recap: The email link puts you in a signup circle, the Terms and Conditions don’t work/aren’t available, and you can’t actually go in there and publish anything.

Very confidence-inspiring, non?

I’d say that it will be live some time this week or next. Go check it out.

Update: I read the page wrong. The only people being allowed in are those who requested invites months ago.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


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  2. Paul Hochman29 September, 2010

    We’re aware of this bug and we’ll have it fixed in the next 30 minutes. Feel free to contact me with any questions. Thanks.


    Paul Hochman
    Barnes and Noble.com

    1. Nate the great29 September, 2010


      Sorry, your comments were swallowed by my spam filter. I dug them out.

  3. Paul Hochman29 September, 2010

    Thanks very much, Nate.


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