Publishing Options

 

You are ready to publish when you've got your text/manuscript proofread, edited, and nearly finalized. If your book is a workbook or journal you'll also need to have a rough sketch of the layout. If you're not there yet, we can help!  Check out our services. If this all seems confusing, book a consulting call with us.

Herd Trek (We Publish)

50% Net Royalties

Best for those who want a discounted up-front cost and a vested partner in their success.

Sherpa Trek (You Publish)

100 % Royalties

Best for those who prefer the full upfront fee so that they may retain 100% of all future sales.

Option Features

Herd Trek

Sherpa Trek

Net Royalties to Author

50%

100%

Final Interior Layout/Design*

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Basic cover text review

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Proofread & Lite Editing (up to 100 pages)

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Publish to Amazon KDP

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Physical Book Proof

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Author T-Shirt

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Post-Publish Marketing Consultation

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KDP Category and Keyword management

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ISBN Registry and Barcode

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Book Landing Page on WPC website

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Help with your website landing page

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WPC handles book orders

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Help getting a book landing page on your website

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Landing Page on WPC website

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Press release

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Amazon Author Page Set Up

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Book included in WPC marketing and retail sales

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Book mockups

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Add-ons

Ebook

$500

Hardcover

$300

Custom Cover Design

$500

Copy edit (over 100 pages)

$800

Structural Edits

$1,700

Developmental Edits

$1,700

Audio Book

$3,000

Amazon Ads

$30/mo

Pre-sale Set Up

$250

Post-Publish Marketing Management

Monthly Retainer starting at $250/mo

By the hour coaching**

$150

*Add-on costs are estimates based on a 200 page book. Some services not available on certain types of books. 

**Discounts for nonprofits and artists

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