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Ben Amundgaard (Faithlife) | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:02 PM

Hi all,

We have some exciting news!

In response to customer feedback, we’ve been working on a new tool that will allow us to automatically split resource collections, replacing a manual process that used to take many hours with an automatic process that takes a few minutes.

This means that over the next few weeks, thousands of resources will be available for individual purchase on logos.com and verbum.com.

Our goal is to have almost every live collection in our catalog broken up and available for sale by the end of July.

Two things to note:

1. For various backend reasons, there will often be a delay between when you see a title appear as a standalone product and when it is actually available for sale (usually less than 24 hours).

2. From time to time you may notice a few errors or missing data on some product pages. Because this is an automated process, when there are empty fields and/or mistakes in the metadata (and there are bound to be some) this is carried over to the live product page on the website. Please bear with us! We will continue to work to make sure that enough information is on the page. If you see an egregious factual error, please let us know. All other issues (e.g. missing author bio) are likely already known and will be addressed in time.

We are very excited about this and we hope you are too.

P.S. Keep an eye out, we have a number of exciting promotions planned for these individual resources.

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Lucian Benigno | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:10 PM

Wow.

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Juan Gabriel | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:28 PM

Excellent Yes

I hope you do also for the collections in Spanish

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Beloved Amodeo | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:36 PM

Ben Amundgaard (Faithlife):
Our goal is to have almost every live collection in our catalog broken up and available for sale

Does this mean at some point in the near future that Psalms Vol. 3 by Allen P. Ross will be available for individual sale?

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SineNomine | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:45 PM

Excellent news! I'm sure that tool will pay for itself in short order.

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EastTN | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 4:51 PM

Yaaaay!

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PetahChristian | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 5:22 PM

Ben Amundgaard (Faithlife):

Our goal is to have almost every live collection in our catalog broken up and available for sale by the end of July.

Wonderful news! Thanks, Ben!

Glad that you've been able to automate the process!

Thanks to FL for including Carta and a Hebrew audio bible in Logos 9!

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DAL | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 5:23 PM

Juan Gabriel:

Excellent Yes

I hope you do also for the collections in Spanish

I agree! Please, don’t forget about the need for breaking up Spanish collections.

DAL

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Lee | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 5:35 PM

Ben Amundgaard (Faithlife):

We are very excited about this and we hope you are too.

P.S. Keep an eye out, we have a number of exciting promotions planned for these individual resources.

Phenomenal!

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Wei Qiang | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 6:53 PM

Thank you Ben! Yes

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Mark | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 6:56 PM

Great to hear

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Dale E Heath | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 8:00 PM

Ben, any guesses on what the policy will be when a collection goes on sale, will the individual titles also go on sale? At the same discount? That would be super awesome if that happens.Big Smile

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Adam | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 9:43 PM

You have my attention!! Smile

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Paul Caneparo | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 10:28 PM

Thanks Ben. Great news.

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Mike Binks | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 11:52 PM

Ben Amundgaard (Faithlife):
2. From time to time you may notice a few errors or missing data on some product pages.

I know that as time goes by this post will either have been missed or forgotten.

I think it would be a good idea to have a disclaimer on each individual automatically generated page which reads something like...

"This page has been generated automatically and some information my be missing - if this is the case the information can be found by searching for sets where this volume is included"

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Jan Krohn | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 11:52 PM

How about an automatic "dynamic pricing enabling tool"? Stick out tongue

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Mike Binks | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Jul 16 2018 11:54 PM

Jan Krohn:

How about an automatic "dynamic pricing enabling tool"? Stick out tongue

That will be included by default...

If you don't have the resource the price will be shown on the page.

If you do have the resource the price will be £0.00 or more likely $0.00

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Mattillo | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Jul 17 2018 6:15 AM

Excellent news.  Thank you!

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Charlene | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Jul 17 2018 7:16 AM

Awesome!

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Dale E Heath | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Jul 17 2018 9:28 AM

Jan Krohn:

How about an automatic "dynamic pricing enabling tool"? Stick out tongue

Jan means automatic dynamic pricing for every collection that is not restricted by the publisher. As it is now, we have to request those.Ick!

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