Here, print on demand or self publish, do you want your book published?
in the City of Peterborough Ontario we take your manuscript to published
proof. We design your cover in full color and prepress the manuscript
to the point of providing you with a completed proof. Once you have
signed off on the proof we give you all the details to go forward on
your own plus we give you the manuscript in pdf format if you wish
to send it elsewhere you will have no problems.
1. Stay in stock, print on demand is never out of stock..
2. Reduce inventory, why carry the cost of inventory that may or may
not sell, self publised print on demand books are always there.
3. Reduce carrying costs, no inventory means no carrying costs.
4. Test market new titles, you may wish to change your title without
changing the content to get more productive in the electronic age
5. Economical, our price rarely exceeds $750 to get you from manuscript
6. Good profit margins and low selling costs.
7. Amazon marketing charges just 40% of the list price.
8. Each book has their own web page at the publisher who charges just
9. Bookes you purchase for yourself have no commissions only the base
book cost plus shipping is extra.
10. More electronic marketplaces are available to expand your reach.
supply us with the manuscript in a word processor format, a
photo of yourself (if you wish), a brief author statement, photo
or graphic you want on the
front cover and leave the rest to us.
better way to find out if your book will be popular? Earn royalties while
you discover how many the public will buy. You will have a proven
track record to give a publishing house if the book can go on to the
your book to your loved ones continues your legacy as it grows and gives.
the page you're on, is your first step to publishing that manuscript
you've spent so
much time writing. We'll take it to the next level for you and put
a proof copy in your hands. The
process from start to finish will take from 2 to 6 weeks or longer
if a lot of changes and revisions are requested. We are filling the
between photocopied books and expensive publishers. Publishers, print-on-demand
or traditional, have lots of hidden costs and those
are not a problem if they're
confident you have a winner. They will pick up all the costs, give
you an advance and simply arrange
a royalty from each sale to go to you. If they don't pick up the
costs then what you need to know is who pays for the books that
stock store shelves prior
books destroyed on store shelves or returned tattered? Who pays for
the set-up to run your book and most important of all, what
will the cost be for subsequent runs after the initial set-up and first
is complete? Get it in writing!
to simply bring your book to market. Give it a broad base through
Amazon plus you purchase some books to place on shelves of local
or regional book stores. You can now build a documented track on
sales numbers. Suppose you located your books in a population
base of 100,000. Then if one book sells per 100,000 per month
you could expect US sales to be 42,000 books per year by covering
meet that requirement there would have to be a minimum of 21,000
for books for the USA in print and unsold at any given time. That
could cost upwards of $25,000 based on a 200 page book. A publisher
would be more inclined to look at 50,000 or 100,000 book sales
per year to make you a no cost proposal.
the bottom line, get the book printed with us. Get
on Amazon and start Internet marketing. Buy a domain name to start
your own Internet marketing as well. Purchase 30 books for your own
Visit local bookstores (5) and leave 5 copies on consignment. Talk
to the nearest Chapters manager, they will
take some books on consignment and have authority to do so.
Your profit on a book of roughly 200 pages selling for $12.95
range from $2.00 to $7.00 depending on how and whom made the sale.
cost to start this scenario would be less than a thousand dollars
and that would put 30 books in your hands with subsequent
$3.00 US each. You need to purchase roughly 20,000 books from
a printer to attain that price or a cash outlay of $30,000.
has been a very optimistic example, most are fortunate to be able to
sell 250 books
per year and that is enough to pay your print-on-demand costs with
us in the first year, generating profits for you in subsequent years.
big, start small.