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"DIP" scam spam?

katie78

first registered 11.01.10

last online 49 mins ago

i got this at 1 am. noticed an identical message went to an authonomite reader with no book. did anyone else get it?

Geetings to you,

My name is Sophia and I represent DIP Publishing House. I would like to discuss a potential publishing opportunity with you. This opportunity is not for Self-Publishing, although our company currently offers those services.
We are in search of a select group of Authors for a newly approved project called P.O.W.E.R... DIP Publishing has recently introduced a new and innovated way to publish called “Partnership-Publishing.” This traditional style of publishing was designed to give Authors with “potential” the opportunity to publish traditionally and receive the full backing of a publisher.

Authors selected are to complete a list of PBRs (Pre-Block Requirements) and shall be published over the next 3 to 6 months. Marketing and promotions will be handled under a budget set specifically for this program. For more information, feel free to respond to my email here or email my boss Argus at: argus@dippub.com
I hope to hear back from you soon!

Best,

Sophia


Posted: 15/07/2011 17:02:53

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Richard Maitland

first registered 27.08.09

last online 10 hours ago

Yep. Marj McRae (I think) got it too. Best ignored. Doubtless a scam. And if genuine, it's against Autho's rules to tout for commercial business.

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:04:57

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Joshua Jacobs

first registered 26.04.11

last online 2 days ago

They've probably had the "report abuse" button played on them already. I imagine it's only a matter of time before they disappear.

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:05:47

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Jack Cerro

first registered 31.05.11

last online 1 hour ago

I got it as well.

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:07:00

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katie78

first registered 11.01.10

last online 49 mins ago

it's the first time i got spam in my authonomy mailbox that is actually SPAM

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:07:04

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Jenny-B

first registered 19.06.10

last online 3 days ago

Yeah - I got it too. They do do a self-pub/ partnering kind of thing, so they are just soliciting anyone and everyone from Autho. At least, that's what I think they're doing.

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:10:16

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katie78

first registered 11.01.10

last online 49 mins ago

if they'd said a single thing about my book, i might have thought twice.

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:18:20

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Fontaine

first registered 24.09.10

last online 3 hours ago

Yes, and anyone who writes innovated instead of innovative wouldn't get any business from me!Open-mouthed

Posted: 15/07/2011 17:53:59

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katie78

first registered 11.01.10

last online 49 mins ago

there were a couple messages of interest in DIPs inbox...

Posted: 15/07/2011 18:29:18

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Dadoo

first registered 16.12.08

last online 8 hours ago

Their name is now "Name Failed Moderation"

That's usually the last step before someone goes *POOF*


Posted: 15/07/2011 18:40:05

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