Started this discussion. Last reply by J W Nelson Nov 30, 2011.
Hello everyone, I wanted to pass this on to those who are putting out their own eBooks:Noir Nation and its sister presses Bare Knuckles Press and Heart's Diary Press has developed a very good…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Noir Nation Dec 22, 2011.
Dear CrimeSpace friends,I wanted to alert you that this weekend Noir Nation Issue one is on sale on all sellers for 50% off the normal price in celebration of one of my favorite holidays--Halloween.…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Noir Nation Nov 10, 2011.
As one of the editors of Noir Nation I have been looking for some technologically induced noir, or real 21st Century crime stories. We all use computers every day and there are many crimes…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin Sobieck Oct 17, 2011.
Posted on October 29, 2011 at 10:11pm
Noir Nation has won a victory over the Google algorithm. A human AdWords specialist at Google determined that we were not in violation. No reason was given, yet it seems that our initial suspicion was correct: the SYSTEM determined we were in violation of Google policy. Google has reinstated our account, but we missed a couple peak weeks of advertising and possibly sales due to the "mistake".
In The Castle, Franz Kafka wrote about the faceless system. You don't get much more…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2011 at 1:33am
Anyone had this rather kafkaesque experience with Google's authoritarian algorithms? We had a Google ad, then took it down to update it, then got a reply that contained this:
"It has come to our attention that your Google AdWords account does not comply with our Terms of Service and Advertising Policies. As a result, your account and any related accounts have been suspended, and your ads will no longer run on Google.Please be aware that you are prohibited from possessing or…
Posted on September 22, 2011 at 8:49pm