Services

We will work with each author individually and serve to coach and guide them through the entire process. Since each book and/or media project is unique to the individual author’s work and desires, we prefer to develop a publishing plan after an initial formal discussion. To schedule a meeting or ask questions, please contact us. Our services include:

Print Book Development & Production

  • Author coaching and mentoring by an established author who knows what it takes to become successful based on your goals.
  • Book content editing with a trained professional. Our editors are either professional writers and/or teach English composition and writing at the collegiate level.
  • Proof editing of the formatted book by a team of selected professionals (5-10) who provide content-related feedback and identify any typos and minor errors.
  • Pre-publishing services including acquisition of ISBN number, LCCN (Library of Congress Control Number), and CIP block data for librarians.
  • Submission of book for pre-publishing reviews.
  • Design and formatting of book cover, jacket, and content for various print formats.
  • Custom illustration as needed.
  • Complete book printing in a variety of formats and styles.
  • Submission of book for post-publishing reviews and award competitions.
  • Assistance with establishing an Amazon seller account or with setting up national distribution through the BookPress Publishing distributor.
  • Assistance with international distribution through a variety of global publishers including translation and negotiation of publishing rights.

eBook Development & Production

  • Author coaching and mentoring by an established author who knows what it takes to become successful based on your goals.
  • Book content editing with a trained professional. Our editors are either professional writers and/or teach English composition and writing at the collegiate level.
  • Proof editing of the formatted book by a team of selected professionals (5-10) who provide content-related feedback and identify any typos and minor errors.
  • Pre-publishing services including acquisition of ISBN numbers for format version of the eBook (Kindle, ePub, ePDF, etc.).
  • Submission of book for pre-publishing reviews.
  • Design and formatting of book cover and content for various electronic formats.
  • Custom illustration as needed.
  • eBook publishing in a variety of formats (Kindle, iTunes, Nook, etc.).
  • Distribution of eBook through more than 70 eBook aggregators worldwide in multiple languages.

Marketing Support Services

  • Development of complete marketing plans for both the book and author platform including identification of the target audience, book pricing, distribution strategy, and strategic/tactical promotional methods to reach the target audience.
  • Creation of a strategy to acquire testimonials and reviews.
  • Assistance with developing various media pitches for book-related stories and interviews.
  • Writing of press releases and media announcements.
  • Placement of book into promotional trade catalogs and advertisements.
  • Placement of book into the next scheduled BookPress Publishing catalog.
  • Development and placement of book advertisements into local/national media.
  • Creation of a social media plan to serve a supplementary role in promoting both the book and author.
  • Design and development of direct mail, email, and other specifically targeted communication.
  • Design and development of marketing support materials such as bookmarks, business cards, and banners.

Media Development & Production

  • Development and production of custom book-related video such as video book trailers, video endorsements, and other promotional video clips to appear on social media and an author-focused YouTube channel.
  • Composition and creation of professional-looking slides for book-related multimedia presentations.
  • Assistance with developing an effective author website to establish the author platform and serve as a home for additional content such as a blog, news stories, media clips, etc.