With ebook publishing becoming more popular every day, authors are sometimes tempted to use a self-publishing company for a printed version of their work.
Here is a list of companies an author should be wary of using: iUniverse Author House – AuthorHouse – Xlibris – Bertram Capital Management – Author Solutions – Trafford Publishing – Wordclay.
A search on Google returned a large number of pages reporting scams by the companies listed above.
I’m sure there are many respectable publishers helping authors self-publish printed books. A search on the Internet is one way to find a good publisher as well as see results of scammers like the companies reported above.