Publicious Services and Pricing

Whether you just need a little help and guidance through the minefield of book publishing, or simply need someone to take care of everything for you, you've come to the right place. We're here to not only help you publish your book but to also make sure it will be the absolute best it can be. On this page, you will find all the services required to meet your needs at realistic prices.

(For appraisals, copy editing, and proofreading see here)

We offer the following affordable publishing options

ONE-STOP-SHOP PACKAGES (Packages 1 - 5)

If you're looking for anything from design to printing and distribution, check out our discounted package prices below. You have 5 to choose from which include everything you need to turn your work into a beautiful book and/or ebook you'll be proud of.

PUBLISHING IN STAGES (Packages 6 - 11)

If you want to take the publishing process in stages, these packages will allow you to take your time and break up the costs into manageable segments. Or if you are looking for specific areas of publishing such as design, print or ebook, etc, only, these packages are for you.

OTHER SERVICES

These services include: editing, illustrations, and a whole lot more, as well as individual services for those authors who only require specific help.

Whatever it is you need, we've got you covered!

On request, we supply totally transparent, obligation-free quotes, all itemized, and easy to understand with no hidden costs or nasty surprises. We can also be reached by email at any time or by telephone during business hours (contact details here).


PUBLICIOUS PACKAGES

Important:  the package prices below are based on a sample 200 page, A format (178mm high x 111mm wide or 7' x 4 37') sized book with b/w text pages on 65gsm (44lb) creme or 80, 90 or 100gsm white paper with a perfect bound (soft) gloss or matt colour cover. Actual page counts and required book sizes will be calculated using your wordcount at the time of quoting. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to see a list of available sizes. We print books both in black & white and colour.

PACKAGE 1

Is for those authors who want their manuscripts made into a professionally designed book and require a quantity of bookstore quality printed books at a discounted price.

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • 1 x ISBN with barcode and full registration in your name/company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entry and Trove Catalogue listing learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • 50 high quality printed copies of your book (higher or lower quantities can be quoted on request)
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

From $1392.50
(sample price excludes GST and delivery)

PACKAGE 2

Is for those authors who require their book in print and also as an ebook. It includes all of the options in 'Package 1' plus ebook conversion to the ePub (iPad, Sony, Androids, KOBO and smartphones etc), MOBI (Amazon Kindle) and PDF formats and a block of 10 ISBNs (a separate ISBN will be required for print and ebook).

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • Block of 10 ISBNs - includes barcode and full registration in your name / company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entries and Trove Catalogue listing (Print and ebook) learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • 50 high quality printed copies of your book (higher or lower quantities can be quoted on request)
  • Conversion to ebook formats: EPUB (iPad etc) MOBI (Kindle) - learn more
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

From $1692.50
(sample price excludes GST and delivery)

PACKAGE 3

Is for those authors who would like to increase their printed book's exposure by also making it available for sale worldwide. It includes all of the options in 'Package 1' plus distribution via the major online stores such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and The Book Depository etc. You'll receive monthly POD sales statements and 100% royalties from your sales paid directly into your bank account each month learn more

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • 1 x ISBN with barcode and full registration in your name/company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entry and Trove Catalogue listing learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • Nielsen Book Database listing learn more
  • 50 high quality printed copies of your book (higher or lower quantities can be quoted on request)
  • Global Book Distribution (one-off set-up fee) learn more
  • First twelve months annual POD listing fees ($40.00)
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

From $2191.50
(sample price excludes GST and delivery)

PACKAGE 4: THE ULTIMATE PACKAGE!

Includes all the services from the packages above plus the convenience of having both your book and ebook available for sale worldwide through all the major online stores such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Fishpond, Apple iTunes and Booktopia etc. You'll receive monthly POD and ebook sales statements and 100% royalties from your sales paid directly into your bank account each month learn more

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • Block of 10 ISBNs includes barcode and full registration in your name/company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entries and Trove Catalogue listing (print and ebook) learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • Nielsen Book Database listing learn more
  • 50 high quality printed copies of your book (higher or lower quantities can be quoted on request)
  • Global Book Distribution (one-off set-up fee) learn more
  • First twelve months annual POD listing fees ($40.00)
  • Conversion to ebook formats: EPUB (iPad etc) MOBI (Kindle) - learn more
  • Global ebook Distribution (one-off set-up fee) lean more
  • First twelve months annual ebook  listing fees ($40.00)
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship  

From $2990.50
(sample price excludes GST and delivery)

PACKAGE 5

Is our ebook creation and distribution package for those authors who would prefer their book as an ebook only and be available by direct download worldwide via most online ebook stores such as Amazon, Apple, Booktopia, Fishpond and more.

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • Conversion to ebook formats: EPUB (iPad etc) MOBI (Kindle) - learn more
  • 1 x ISBN and full registration in your name or company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entry and Trove Catalogue listing learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • Nielsen Book Database listings (print and ebook) learn more
  • Global ebook Distribution (one-off set-up fee) learn more
  • First twelve months annual ebook listing fees ($40.00)
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement and a lasting friendship

From $1549.00
(sample price excludes GST)

PACKAGE 6: Design and Registration only (ready for printing)

Perhaps you want to use your own printer but still need help with design and registrations? Not a problem, we'll create the perfect layout for your book and design an eye catching cover, while also taking care of all those registrations such as ISBNs and National library listing and important book data entries. You have complete control over the design of your book and all registrations will be in your name.

  • Converting your manuscript to book format (typesetting/design)
  • Book cover design - see samples here
  • Block of 10 ISBNs with barcode and full registration in your name/company learn more
  • National Library of Australia Prepublication Data Service (formerly CIP) entry and Trove Catalogue listing learn more
  • Bowkerlink World Book Database listing, exposing your book to over 100 million outlets worldwide learn more
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement and a lasting friendship

$1100.00
(sample price excludes GST)

PACKAGE 7: Printing only (we are your friendly print broker)

Bookstore/library quality books printed in Australia. Because our printers specialize in book printing and supply many of the large publishing houses, we're able to supply the kind of quality and price you wouldn't usually expect to find in small quantity runs.

  • 50 high quality printed copies of your book (higher or lower quantities can be quoted on request)
  • Priced at time of quoting, delivery to your door within two-three weeks of order
  • Prices for the following book sizes can be requested at the time of quoting:
    - 178mm x 111mm  (7' x 4.37')
    - 181mm x 111mm (A format)
    - 203mm x 127mm (8' x 5')
    - 203mm x 203mm (8' x 8')
    - A5: 210mm x 148.5mm (8.25' x 5.75')
    - 216mm x 216mm (8.5' x 8.5')
    - 234mm x 156mm (9.21 x 6 14')
    - 229mm x 152mm (9' x 6')
    - 280mm x 210mm (US Letter 11' x 8 25')
    - A4 297mm x 210mm (9.6' x 8.25')
    - all custom sizes
    - colour books (children's and cookbooks etc)
    - hard covers (gloss or matt)
    - hard covers (gloss or matt) with-dust jacket covers.
    - cloth-with-dust jacket covers.

POA

PACKAGE 8: Ebook Conversion only

High-quality ebook conversion using the layout we created in 'Stage 1' or from the PDF you supply making your ebook suitable for viewing on most devices including the Kindle, iPad, KOBO, Androids, Sony Reader and Smartphones etc.

  • Conversion to ebook formats: EPUB (iPad etc) MOBI (Kindle) and PDF - learn more
  • On-going support, encouragement and a lasting friendship
  • Please note: ebook conversions are priced from $1.50 per page. The minimum charge is $250.00 + GST for a simple text layout. Complex designs will be priced at the time of quoting.

From $300.00
(sample price excludes GST)

PACKAGE 9: Print On Demand (POD) Distribution only

Have your printed book available for sale worldwide through all the major online stores such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Fishpond etc. No stock required, no expensive postage, everything is taken care of for you. You'll receive a monthly sales statements and 100% royalties from your sales paid directly into your bank account each month learn more

  • Global Book Distribution (one-off set-up fee)
  • First twelve months annual POD listing fees ($40.00)
  • Nielsen Book Database listings (print) learn more
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

$850.00
(sample price excludes GST)

PACKAGE 10: Ebook Distribution only

Have your ebook available for sale worldwide through all the major online stores such as Amazon, Apple iBooks/iTunes and Booktopia etc. You'll receive a monthly sales statements and 100% royalties from your sales paid directly into your bank account each month learn more

  • Global ebook Distribution (one-off set-up fee)
  • First twelve months annual ebook  listing fees ($40.00)
  • Nielsen Book Database listings (ebook) learn more
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

$550.00
(sample price excludes GST)

PACKAGE 11: POD and Ebook Distribution Combined

Have your printed book and ebook available for sale worldwide through all the major online stores such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Fishpond etc. No stock required, no expensive postage, everything is taken care of for you. You'll receive a monthly sales statements and 100% royalties from your sales paid directly into your bank account each month learn more

  • Online Global POD and Ebook Distribution (one-off set-up fee)
  • First twelve months annual POD and ebook listing fee ($80.00)
  • Nielsen Book Database listing learn more
  • Copy of the Publicious Book Marketing Toolkit (ebook)
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

$1298.00
(sample price excludes GST)

Book Marketing

Learn how to create your own book marketing campaigns and build your brand. Find out more about the items included in this package here

  • Copy of The Publicious Book Marketing Tool Kit (ebook). Filled with tips, resources and helpful advice on how to market your book.
  • Custom designed Book Signing Poster supplied as A3 print-ready PDF
  • 3D book cover image for display on your website, posters and stationary etc
  • Custom designed business card print-ready PDF to start building your brand
  • Matching bookmark supplied as a print-ready PDF
  • On-going support, encouragement, and a lasting friendship

POA
(sample price excludes GST)

 

The Publicious Book Publishing Manual

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