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My BookRix Account
BOOKRIX FAQ

  1. BookRix Homepage
  2. My Profile
  3. My Books
  4. My Account Details
  5. Personal Messages, Notifications, Etc.


  • 1. BookRix Homepage

    When you are logged into your account and click on the BookRix logo at the header of the site, you will see:


    Dashboard

    This dashboard contains five tabs listed: Sales, BX Rank, Amazon Rank Book Stats and Status. Please see below for information on each tab.

    Sales: Displays provisional sales figures for your published books

    BX Rank: Displays where your books rank on BookRix.co

    Amazon Rank: Displays where your books rank on Amazon

    Stats: Displays 'Favorites', 'Comments' and 'Downloads' since your last login

    Status: Displays updates from BookRix


    Recommended Books

    Our BookRix team members continually read through our members work to identify ebook we can promote each week. We look for high quality covers and a good story line. From there, we share and promote them on BookRix as well as additional networking channels.


    News From My Network

    Your network is constantly changing with the latest information from your personal network of BookRix friends. In this section you can see who has befriended whom, new comments on a profile/group/post or book and who added a book to their favorites. This is a great place to discover new content and view recent activity.


    Books I've Read

    If you click on a book, regardless of whether you read it or not, it will be listed on your homepage under the Books I’ve Read heading. This section will only save the last 6 books you've clicked on, so if you want to go back to a book at a later time to read it, we recommending marking it as a favorite so its stored on your profile.


    My Favorite Categories

    You can choose your top 6 favorite book categories (genres) by clicking on the settings tool and manually selecting up to 6 categories from the list provided. This will appear on your homepage and acts as a shortcut to get to the book genres you enjoy most.


    Meet New People

    New readers and authors are continually discovering BookRix and creating accounts and this section is full of new members on our site. Be friendly and say hi! Everyone enjoys a warm welcome.

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  • 2. My Profile

    Once you have registered with BookRix you can begin customizing your profile page to showcase your personality. You profile will display your personal information (About Me), your Profile Picture, your eBooks, your BookRix Friends, the list of Groups you are a member of, and the books you’ve marked as Favorites.

    BookRix community members can visit your profile page, write posts and leave comments.


    Posts on Your Profile

    BookRix community members are free to add posts and comments on other member profiles. You have the ability to remove a comment or post from your profile, mark them as important, or disable additional comments on a post. Just click the settings icon to the right of the post and you will see Delete, Mark as Important Post (this will keep the post at the top of your profile) and Disable Additional Comments.


    Profile picture

    You can upload a profile picture by hovering your mouse over the image box on the left side of your profile. A pencil icon will appear and if you hover over the pencil, you’ll see Upload Profile Picture. Clicking this will allow you to browse your computer for an image file to upload. When you have selected an image, a window will appear allowing you to choose a section of your photo to display on your profile. Click Select after you have selected your image section. Your new image will appear on your profile page


    Cover Picture

    You can upload a cover picture to your profile by selecting Add Cover Picture or Change Cover Picture on your profile page. You can choose to delete your current cover picture or upload a new one. Once you upload a new image, you will be asked to choose a section of your image to display. Once you’ve determined the appropriate image selection, click Select and your new image will appear as your cover picture.


    About Me

    The information about yourself, that you want to share to others, can be entered by clicking on the Edit button next to the "About Me" area on the left side of your profile page. Since you are the profile owner, you are able to see all the information you entered. You can decide which pieces of information you’d like to share (if any) on your profile.

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  • 3. My Books

    Once you’ve created a book on BookRix you can easily view them by visiting My Books. Here you can see the books you have published for free, on BookRix only, books you’ve placed for sale and books that are still in progress.

    The following options are available on this page:


    Edit eBooks

    In this section you can add book content, book info and a cover image. You can also select a price for your book once you’re ready to sell it.


    Publish Your eBook

    When you are ready to publish your book (either for free on BookRix only or for sale on external online shops) you can complete the process here.


    Undo Publication

    If your book is offered for free on BookRix only, you have the option of undoing this within the Edit Book section.


    Download Your eBook

    Clicking the settings icon will give you various options. You can download your eBook as an ePub file. Remember - you must have an ePub reader installed on your device in order to download and read the book. There are many free ePub readers available online to download if you don’t currently have one.


    Book Options

    Under the settings icon, Options will give you two choices: You can give readers the ability to download your book (if you’ve offered it for free) and you can allow users to post comments on your book. You can enable and disable these functions here.


    Make Your Book Part of a Series

    If you are creating a series, you’ll want to link them together. This can be done by clicking the settings icon and selecting Part of a Series.


    Stop the Sale of Your eBook

    If you published a book for sale in external online shops and wish to remove it, this can be done by clicking the settings icon and selecting Stop Sales. It will take approximately 4 weeks for your eBook to be removed from external shops. Once it has been removed, you can re-edit your book and place it back for sale again


    Delete Book

    If you no longer want your book on BookRix, you can click the settings icon and select Delete the Book. If your book is for sale in external shops, you will first need to stop the sale of your book (please see Stop the Sale of Your eBook above). Once your eBook has been removed from external shops, you can delete it from BookRix.

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  • 4. My Account Details

    Account Information

    Here you can create a display name, change your email address and update your password. Please note display names can only be changed once every 3 months


    Account Settings

    Change your settings for the family filter, newsletter, system messages and personal messages.

    Tip: Family filter setting: This setting is designed to protect minors on our site from viewing content that is not suitable for their age group. It can also be utilized by adults who do not want to view Horror or Erotic content on BookRix.

    Members who register for their profile without setting an age, or identifying themselves as under 18 will automatically have their Family Filter activated. This means any content marked “Adult Content Only” (18+), Horror and Erotic categories will not be displayed for them on our site. In addition, unregistered users will not have access to this content as there is no age verification.

    If you are a registered member whose age is set to 18+, your family filter will automatically be deactivate. If you do not wish to view adult content on the site, you can enable the Family Filter on your profile.


    Address & Account Information for Book Sales

    Here is where you would enter your personal address, PayPal account info, and  your tax info.

    This area is mandatory to be filled out in order to receive your royalty payouts.


    Linked Accounts

    To simplify things, BookRix has enabled the share feature across our site. Members can easily share content from BookRix with their external Twitter, Facebook, and Google+  profiles with the click of a button.


    Sales Figures

    You can find sales figures for your books (individually or by shop) as well as your sales revenue. The figures are updated monthly.


    Blocked Users

    You can search here for any users you have previously blocked and unblock them (if you choose) in this field.


    Delete Account

    If you have utilized our self publishing services you will not be able to delete your account right away. You will need to stop the sale of your eBook(s) and wait for the next royalty pay period to receive any royalties owed to you.

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  • 5. Personal Messages, Notifications, Etc.

    We recommend staying connected on BookRix. Sending and receiving personal messages, confirming friend requests, participating in group discussions, leaving book comments – all of this information is organized for you within 3 small icons located at the top of your page.


    Friend Requests

    This icon resembles two people shaking hands and is the first of the 3 icons. This is where you will receive friend requests from community members.


    Personal Messages

    Personal message come directly to you from other members. They can be sent specifically to you, or they can be sent as a group message to various users at once. To access your personal messages, click the second icon that looks like an envelope at the top of your page. When you click the envelop icon, the first 5 messages from your inbox will be displayed. To view additional messages you can click View All Messages

    Within your message inbox, you can view all your incoming messages and get access to your sent mail by selecting Outbox. You can Compose a New Message from this page as well.

    You can also send private messages to members by going directly to their profile page and clicking Send Message.

    Tip: When composing a new message, you can type the name of the recipient in the recipient field and all names matching the text entered will appear in a list for you to click on. If you want to send a message to all your BookRix friends, you can check the box Send to All Friends

    Tip: If you want to only receive messages from your BookRix friends, you can go into My Account Details, then My Account Settings and then check the box I want to receive messages only from my friends.


    Notifications

    Notifications are located in the third icon that resembles a horn. This is where you will find new group discussions, friend request confirmations, comments made on your books, members who have added your book to their Favorites, and comments made on your posts in profile and groups.

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