Want to be published in both hardcover and softcover? Well, we've got you covered (pardon the pun!). Please note that we have a separate pricing schedule for our hardcover packages and our softcover packages if you would just like one of them separately. And don't forget to look at our full color packages.
If you truly want to have your book available in as many formats as possible, you may want to consider our electronic publishing package as well!
* Black and White refers to the interior only; cover is full-color (unless cloth-bound hardcover is chosen without casebinding or dustjacket).
Level A: Includes all of the basic/standard services and one free book of each version.
Level A Price: $590
Level B: Includes the standard services, Library of Congress number and three free books of each version.
Level B Price: $685
Level C: Includes all of the standard services, Library of Congress number, five free books of each version and professional cover for each (includes dustjacket or casebound for hardcover edition).
Level C Price: $825
Level D: Includes all of Level C services, plus professional editing package for up to 75,000 words. Additional words are only .01 each.
Level D Price: $1,050
Level E: Includes all of Level D services and the Bronze Marketing Package.
Level E Price: $1,375
Level F: Includes all of Level D services and the Silver Marketing Package.
Level F Price: $1,650
Level G: Includes all of Level D services and the Gold Marketing Package.
Level G Price: $2,225
(all Combination packages have a $40 annual maintenance fee, with the first 2 years free)
Standard Services Included in all POD Packages:
- Softcover available on white or creme paper. Cloth cover with foil stamping on spine for hardcover, with optional dustjacket or casebinding available. Click here to see available trim sizes, binding and paper choices.
- Page counts as low as 18 and many as 1200 pages.
- Electronic proof
- ISBN assignment (author can provide own ISBN and imprint at no additional charge)
- Copyright application instructions
- Book page in our online store
- 15 free internal graphics/images (must be submitted to specs)
- Data Backup
- Full Distribution
- Drop Shipment
- Book registration through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Books in Print and many others
- 50% royalties of net receipts
- Monthly Sales Report
- One-time initial order of books for 50% off list for softcovers; 30-45% off list for hardcovers (depending on retail price). Subsequent orders at least 30% off list, but discount increases with large orders.
- 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!