Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/01/04

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Subject: [Leica] Helping Blurb's Management
From: jshul at (Jim Shulman)
Date: Thu Jan 4 14:40:28 2007


Easier said than done.  I created the book using's proprietary
software.  In order to upload it to another site, I'd have to rebuild the
book using another company's different free software.

Let's see, 186 pages, 86 photographers, resizing 160+ pictures, copying

There ARE limits to my generosity <g>.

That noted, UPS will probably fix the problem.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Steve
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 5:35 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] Helping Blurb's Management

On Jan 4, 2007, at 3:31 PM, Jim Shulman wrote:

> Luis,
> Thanks for the information on the US Postal Service.  Unfortunately,
> has elected not to use the US Postal Service for their  
> shipping,
> either domestic or outside the US.
> Evidently wishes to maintain an exclusive relationship  
> with UPS as
> their shipper.
> It's not uncommon for US companies to have exclusive shipping  
> arrangements,
> possibly because the exclusivity gives them better shipping terms, or
> because the shipper has a financial interest in the organization.   
> I don't
> know if either--or neither--is the case with
> However, as a former direct mail guy, I can tell you that it's lousy
> business to disappoint or turn away customers because of shipping
> restrictions.  When I ran a direct mail catalog, I'd do anything  
> possible to
> ship around the world to customers. When one shipper posed a  
> problem, I used
> another option.  In short, if clients were paying, I was shipping!
> Apologies again to the group for this problem.  I specifically  
> selected
> because they indicated that they shipped worldwide to most
> countries on the LUG roster.  If I'd known that this silly issue  
> would have
> held up shipments, I'd have produced the book elsewhere.


  perhaps you should simply upload it to another site...Steve

> Best,
> Jim Shulman
> Bryn Mawr, PA
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of  
> Luis
> Ripoll
> Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 5:19 PM
> To: 'Leica Users Group'
> Subject: [Leica] Helping Blurb's Management
> Maybe someone of you, or Jim... can reccommend to Blurb's  
> Management this
> easy way:
> I hope this helps...
> Saludos desde Barcelona
> Luis
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