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Thanks for your interest in our hardcover publishing packages. Please note that we have a separate pricing schedule for our hardcover packages. Or, if you prefer both, we have special rates on our combination packages. And don't forget to look at our B&W packages.

Color Softcover Packages:

Level 1: Includes all of the standard services and one free book. This is the perfect package for the author who just wants to give POD a try.
Level 1 Price: $625

Level 2: Includes the standard services, Library of Congress number and three free books.
Level 2 Price: $700

Level 3: Includes all of the standard services, Library of Congress number, five free books and a personal storefront for two years.
Level 3 Price: $900

Level 4: Includes all of Level 3 services, plus professional text editing package.
Level 4 Price: $1,200

Level 5: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Bronze Marketing Package.
Level 5 Price: $1,510

Level 6: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Silver Marketing Package. 
Level 6 Price: $1,690

Level 7: Includes all of Level 4 services and the Gold Marketing Package. 
Level 7 Price: $2,095

(all Color Softcover packages have a $20 annual maintenance fee, with the first 2 years free)

Included in all Color Packages:

  • Softcover or Hardcover available on white paper. Click here to see available trim sizes.
  • Electronic proof
  • ISBN assignment (author can provide own ISBN and imprint at no additional charge)
  • Copyright application instructions
  • Book page in our online store
  • Barcode
  • Data Backup
  • Distribution through Ingram, Bowker’s Book in Print and Global Books in Print. Registration through, Barnes & Noble, and many others.
  • Drop Shipment
  • 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)
Due to the nature of these books, author must provide illustrations at a minimum of 300 dpi in TIFF, PICT or non-compressed JPG. 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.

Available Add-ons:

  • 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.

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!

Standard Color Trim Sizes

Premium Color Trim Sizes

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