Disappearing Amazon Reviews

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W Clark Boutwell
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Disappearing Amazon Reviews

Post by W Clark Boutwell » 04 Dec 2018, 11:53

I have noticed over the last year that reviews supposedly co-posted on OBC and Amazon, never appear. I have discovered that twice the reviews appear and are gone within two days. Has anyone else noticed this?

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Post by CatInTheHat » 04 Dec 2018, 17:15

W Clark Boutwell wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 11:53
I have noticed over the last year that reviews supposedly co-posted on OBC and Amazon, never appear. I have discovered that twice the reviews appear and are gone within two days. Has anyone else noticed this?
The reviews posted on OBC aren't allowed to be re-posted verbatim on Amazon. If you are required by the author to post a review on Amazon, it must be different and should be considerably shorter. Just a few sentences/paragraph would suffice.
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Post by CommMayo » 07 Dec 2018, 12:54

CatInTheHat wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 17:15
W Clark Boutwell wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 11:53
I have noticed over the last year that reviews supposedly co-posted on OBC and Amazon, never appear. I have discovered that twice the reviews appear and are gone within two days. Has anyone else noticed this?
The reviews posted on OBC aren't allowed to be re-posted verbatim on Amazon. If you are required by the author to post a review on Amazon, it must be different and should be considerably shorter. Just a few sentences/paragraph would suffice.
I've had authors add portions of my review to their Amazon page under Editorial Reviews.

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Post by W Clark Boutwell » 07 Dec 2018, 13:23

asked and answered. Apparently OBC reviewers are unaware

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