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message 1: by Nancy (new)

Nancy (bugsie70) | 9 comments Hi two of my books appear under a profile of someone with the same name (that user doesn't have an image) These are my two books:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...
Can I get this fixed? THANKS IN ADVANCE!!


message 2: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Nancy wrote: "Hi two of my books appear under a profile of someone with the same name (that user doesn't have an image) These are my two books:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5......"


1. done

2. There are other authors with the same name.

3. Goodreads disambiguates between authors of the same name by using spaces between the author's first and last name.

4. Your author profile has 2 spaces: Nancy^^Cunningham, where the ^ equals a space.

5. When publications are automatically imported from Amazon or other sources, the "handshake' between Goodreads and the other source do not recognize multiple spaces, so the work goes to the default 1 space profile.

6. You can post in this forum to have it moved, or you can add the book with the 2 spaces between your first and last name before publication.

7. When you ask for assistance, it is helpful to include that your author profile has 2 spaces.


message 3: by Nancy (new)

Nancy (bugsie70) | 9 comments Thankyou! I’ll know for next time!


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