Did you use Booksmart to create the book? Books created with booksmart do not allow you to use the economy paper option.
Pricing Issue with Trade Book
I would like to purchase a couple copies of my new book, a 430-page trade book. I chose the softcover option as well as black-and-white paper, and Blurb quoted me at $17.29 per book. However, Blurb's pricing tool for a 6x9 trade book indicates that each book should cost only $6.55, with the economy quality paper. The tool quotes $17.29 for STANDARD B&W paper; I do not want standard, I want economy. I exhausted nearly every option I could think of, but Blurb does not appear to allow me to choose economy paper, though their pricing tool indicates its availability. The only other reason I can think of that I would be forced into the standard paper is that I included two pictures in the book, though nowhere can I find a requirement that trade books with pictures utilize at least standard quality.
Could someone enlighten me on what I am missing? I like the two pictures I included, but if those pictures make the books cost $10 more than they would normally, I will reluctantly forgo their inclusion.
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My original books were made with economy paper. I need to match the originals. Does this mean I have to recreate the two books in your new software? What a waste of my time!
I'm having the same problem using book wright! I want to use the economy colour but it keeps bringing me back to standard colour making the book way too expensive for most of my audience. How do we fix this?! Thanks!
Same problem here... Prices for color in "standard" are outrageous... wont let me choose economy which it never said I couldn't before spending hours upon hours building and editing this book... now with pre-orders in, I am set up to lose money on every single book... nice... customer service here I come.
Hi there! Only if you use Bookwright to create your book are you able to select the Economy Color Paper and Economy B&W. Please select the preferred paper type in Bookwright before uploading your book.