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How do I edit the metadata in my published book?

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Kkrafts Calculating status...
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Apr 6, 2011 11:07 AM
My book was finally changed to "Ready for sale" today...but iBooks is listing the Seller incorrectly! How do I change that? I'd prefer to just delete that field and not list a seller at all - or change the name. Help!!
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  • cyana Calculating status...
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    Apr 15, 2011 6:29 PM (in response to Kkrafts)
    This tool lets you change the metadatas

    Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • chadcr Calculating status...
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    Apr 18, 2011 6:05 AM (in response to Kkrafts)

    Kkrafts - Download the Itunes Producer program. From there you can go into each individual book and change the meta-data accordingly. (Of course you'll have to re-upload the book). If nothing changes, log into iTunes Connect and contact Apple support via the Contact Us link at the bottom. Let them know what you needed changed and they'll get to it asap.



  • chadcr Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 18, 2011 10:15 AM (in response to Kkrafts)

    Ahhhh...Yeah. That should be automatically set up from the day you signed up. For example - if you signed all the digital paperwork with Honeydew Melon Publishing. The seller would then be Honeydew Melon Publishing.


    One thing I can say is that although I'm big an Apple user for quite some time they've really dropped the ball on their service to smaller and independent publishers. You can't actually talk to anyone from what I've found, although I'd love to be corrected since I have a pending issue that's over a week old and have no idea what I've done for them to Remove my books from sale. And I had an earlier issue where they didn't respond for nearly 4 weeks.


    If I find out something soon I'll let you know and vice versa. I've been racking my brain trying to figure out how to contact someone or to get them to set up a forum, similar to this, for publishers where they can respond to us directly and we can work with each other to find solutions.



  • cyana Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 24, 2011 8:51 PM (in response to Kkrafts)

    Sigil lets you edit the epub file directly (also on code level), so you should be able to search for the seller field content and change it, as long as it is stored with the epub file.




  • ravyhia Calculating status...
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    Aug 19, 2012 5:02 AM (in response to cyana)


    Did you try to edit the seller name with this tool?

  • eliseman Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 1:21 AM (in response to Kkrafts)

    This is an interesting discussion.


    Do Apple call the "seller" the same as what we in the UK call the "Publisher"?


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