Pay pal? Not really

So Paypal is a new and exciting headache for me to deal with. I was using my company Paypal business account and found out from Shelly…..don’t ever do that. So we took that one down.

Then I was using a brand new personal paypal account for the ebook pre-orders and found out from Lindsay….don’t ever do that. So we took that one down.

3 for 3? I had a total stranger that I had been talking to about all of this headache with Paypal help me set up a brand new business account solely for the ebook sales. He told me it would be easier to deal with and keep it separate from my other account. This way I can link it to anything that is not related to my companies. He seems nice. Maybe he just screwed me over. I have no idea let’s give it a try Lol I really appreciate his help but he explains things so fast and I couldn’t keep up while he was click, click clicking away. I just said do it for me please and he did.

So thank you Tom. You are a big help. We should be all good to go now. Sorry about that. This is obviously my first time with selling an ebook and it has been a difficult, fun? adventure already.

I have been working on writing this book for a few months at this point. What ya’ll didn’t know is the entire relationship with Meri I was writing private blogs on here that only I can see. To just talk about all of it. Those will never, ever be published here or anywhere. But from that, the texts, the voicemails, my memory, Lindsay’s memory and photos I compiled info information and timeline to make it into a book. It’s an ebook first, because I am a first time author who clearly doesn’t know what he is doing. My publisher is hands off for the most part. They advise me but it’s mostly all about the money. My editor is M.I.A. I have had zero contact with her or heard from her in a short while so I don’t know if she is laughing so hard at my book that she disappeared off the face of the Earth, or she is stunned by my brilliance she can not find the words to describe how well I did? I’m voting the first one for sure. Either way this is going to take a while. I hope to have the ebook out by Christmas. Looking at the calendar that’s a lofty goal but who knows, my luck may finally change?

I had a very busy week and a great weekend with Lindsay, Peyton and Parker. Those girls can shop until I drop. Which was apparently their goal because I’m exhausted and going to bed early tonight.

Anyone that has made it into my Twitter account are catching on to a special someone in my life. Not something I will share here just yet but it’s a great new friendship and we are having a lot of fun getting to know each other.

I will be spending 5 days in Morehead City, North Carolina for Christmas with 19 other people. A mixture of family and friends who didn’t want the usual Christmas. I can’t wait to get out of town and just relax. My last vacation was a whirlwind and it literally took me another week to get back to myself.

I’m also fighting off a small cold right now so I wake up sounding like a southern toad that swallowed a nest of killer bumble bees or a lifelong smoker, first time cougher. It’s not been very fun. This rain here is a bummer. I hope ya’ll had a great weekend!


About Samuel

Single dad of 4 beautiful kids, Heston & Alex my twin boys, and my daughters Peace and Sky. Dad of 2 angel babies in Heaven, Ryan and Talon. Divorced. Semi-retired app developer, business partner, Commercial Real estate investor, Chicago Bears & Chicago Cubs fan, vegan, lifelong Catholic, voting independent party member, guitar playing singer who owns a dog, and 2 cats. We live in beautiful Denver, Colorado. I started my first blog Janaury 1st, 2012. Official owner of and @NotBatmanYet Twitter account.
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  1. I hope that you are prepared for the lawsuits that will ensue once it is published. You know that the Browns won’t sit back and take it lightly.

    • I would love for them to sue me. So my lawyers can sit her ass in the chair and have her swear to God to tell the truth and be asked specific questions I tell them to ask.
      This entire blog begs for her to sue me. She has taken zero legal steps because she doesn’t want to be put in the stand. She knows my lawyers would come after her and get the truth out of her. If you think all the proof is on here only half of it is. And she knows that.

  2. I understand. You’re a good friend to him, Lindsay.

  3. I realize that’s what you need, my Paypal email address,. In above post I meant which of your contact emails do you want me to send it to you so you can check on status? Or should I contact PayPal directly. Thanks.

  4. Which email or I’ve seen both listed here that’s why I contacted you via comments. Thank you.

  5. I haven’t received my refund yet, it’s been two days. I googled SJC Investments and can’t find a customer service phone number. I’m surprised of these negative PayPal comments. I have used it for buying and selling for years, not one problem.

  6. I also pre-ordered it and then it got canceled and refunded. 🙁 I guess I will wait until it is available on Amazon too. That’s where I order all of my e-books anyways.

  7. Yay for a new relationship! You’re right to keep it to yourselves and enjoy the newness and fun of discovering each other. Sorry you’re not feeling well. Hot water with lemon and a good veggie soup may get you on the mend. Can’t wait to purchase your book through Amazon. Have a great day and feel better soon!

  8. I spoke with you over Twitter the other night after purchasing through my husbands’ Paypal. Will I need to reorder my preorder as well? (That was a mouthful.)

    On Saturday we decided to adopt another fur baby. He’s a sweetheart, but definitely need some TLC, so I haven’t had much time to myself as we get him acclimated to the house and our other fur baby. I’ll have to catch up on Twitter! 🙂

    Hope you get better!

  9. I’d prefer buying it from Amazon . Im not a pay pal fan.

  10. I will order on Amazon

  11. Thank you Sam, I got the refund email right after I posted.
    I will reorder.

  12. you could just self publish on amazon it is very easy to do

  13. What happens to us that preordered the book from your business PayPal account. Is that still good? Does it automatically switch over.

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