Included in all Color Packages:
Due to the nature of these books, author must provide illustrations at 300-600dpi in TIFF or PICT format. We will do text layout, but illustration is not included. All covers will include a graphic you provide or one of the illustrations from the book.
- Softcover or Hardcover available on white paper. Click here to see available trim sizes.
Trim Sizes for Color Books
- See chart below for the various trim sizes available for each color or binding option.
- For books 48 pages or greater, you may elect to have text on the spine. For books with less than 48 pages, spine text is not an option.
- Standard color books are printed on white 50# uncoated paper, 512 PPI. Covers are printed on white 90# cover stock, 182 PPI and laminated. All paper is acid-free and meets ANSI standards for archival quality paper.
- Premium color books are printed on 70# uncoated paper, 378 PPI. Most covers printed on 90# cover stock, 182 PPI and laminated. Paper is acid-free and meets ANSI standards for archival quality.
- Electronic proof
- ISBN assignment (author can provide own ISBN and imprint at no additional charge)
- Copyright application instructions
- Book page in our online bookstore
- Data Backup
- Distribution through Bowker's Books in Print and Global Books in Print
- Drop Shipment
- Book registration through Amazon.com and Half.com
- 50% royalties of net receipts (Approximately 25% of cover price on books sold through us!)
- Quarterly Sales Report
- Author may purchase his/her book for at least 30% off list (discount increases with large orders)
- Add a dustjacket to any of the below packages for only $40 additional!
- Add casebinding (full-color, laminated cover) for only $30 additional!
- Many add-ons are available and can be found on our additional services page.
- Add an ebook to your package for only $99 for black and white interior or $150 for color interior.
Color Combination Packages:
Level 1: Includes all of the above services and one free book. This is the perfect package for the author who just wants to give POD a try.
Level 1 Price: $1,100
Level 2: Includes the basic services, Library of Congress number and three free books.
Level 2 Price: $1,175
Level 3: Includes all of the basic services, Library of Congress number, five free books and a personal storefront for two years.
Level 3 Price: $1,375
Level 4: Includes all of Level 3 services, plus professional text editing package.
Level 4 Price: $1,675
Level 5: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Bronze Marketing Package.
Level 5 Price: $1,985
Level 6: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Silver Marketing Package.
Level 6 Price: $2,165
Level 7: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Gold Marketing Package.
Level 7 Price: $2,560
(all Color Combination packages have a $40 annual maintenance fee, with the first 2 years free)
What is in the Marketing Packages?
- Bronze Marketing Package: $400 (if purchased separately). Includes professional press release, 100 four-color business cards, and a personal storefront for two years.
- Silver Marketing Package: $700 (if purchased separately). With this package, we will write a press release and send it to over 200 media outlets and send review copies of your book to at least 10 major reviewers. You will also get a Personal Storefront for two years and 100 four-color business cards.
- Gold Marketing Package: $1,300 (if purchased separately). This package includes a professional press release written and distributed to over 200 media outlets, review copies of your book sent to at least 15 major reviewers, a Personal Storefront for two years, placement in Ingram's Advance Magazine, 500 four-color post cards, 500 business cards and 500 2X6" book markers. Authors who purchase a Gold Marketing Package now receive an extra boost with a $250 value Virtualbookworm Virtual Book Tour at no extra charge!