Your user name and password

Your user name is used principally to identify you when you log in. In addition, if you are signing up for a paid membership and later opt to create a personal Publishers Marketplace Web page, your user name will form part of the Web address (URL) of that page. For example, if your user name is "user," your URL will be

Only letters and numbers are allowed in your user name; it cannot contain punctuation, spaces, or special characters.

Your password is required to log in and to process a few special requests (e.g., password requests and account cancellation). Your password must be at least 8 characters long and may contain letters, numbers, and symbols typed with or without the Shift key. (Accented characters and any symbol requiring the Alt/Option key are not allowed.) Passwords are also case sensitive, so make sure to record your password exactly.