Want More? Upgrade Your Publishing Package at No Charge

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Want more? You've got it! Publish with Outskirts Press and we'll upgrade you to a better publishing package for free. It's the perfect way to get everything you want and then some! When you purchase the Ultimate or Basic publishing package July 16-17, we'll automatically bump you up to a better package at no charge.

For example, did you budget for Ultimate Publishing? Pay for Basic instead and get the Ultimate at no extra charge. Or, put the Ultimate package in your cart and receive our top-of-the-line Full-Color Publishing for the lower price!

It's a no-brainer. Publish now and you'll receive hundreds of dollars' worth of extras that aren't normally included in the package you purchased, including:

  • additional options for book formatting
  • more professional cover design choices
  • additional author copies
  • greater profit margins
  • other optional products and services that come with the upgraded package.

There's no better time to self-publish. To claim your free publishing package upgrade:

  1. Add our Ultimate, or Basic publishing package to your cart.*
  2. Enter the promo code Upgrade-July18 at checkout.
  3. We'll upgrade your package within 48 hours.

*Need help deciding on the right publishing package? Call a Publishing Consultant at 1-888-672-6657 (OP-BOOKS), or chat with us using the live chat option on our website for help selecting the option that fits.

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Get FREE SHIPPING to Stock Up on Book Copies – and Never Lose a Sale!

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Limited Time Only!

Half the battle of being a successful self-published author is just being ready when opportunities arise. So, have copies of your book nearby at all times – and seize your moments to sell! Just so you are ready for these important opportunities, Outskirts Press is offering FREE SHIPPING on orders of 50 or more copies of your book within the continental United States all through July.

Keeping copies with you means you will always be ready for:

  • spontaneous sales
  • last-minute book-signings
  • radio, TV and newspaper publicity
  • book award submissions
  • review submissions
  • book giveaways
  • gift-giving

Plus, coupled with the free shipping offer, you can still receive high-volume discounts of up to an 50% off your order to save even more! Here's how to get free shipping: 1. Log in to your Publishing Center, select "order books" and place an order for 50 or more copies of your book(s) in a single format before July 31.
2. Select normal ground shipping with a delivery address within the continental U.S. and proceed with checkout. (No promotion code necessary.) Learn More

Holiday Marketing Bundle & New York Times Co-op Advertisement

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Are you ready for the holidays? Yes, those holidays! It may seem strange to think about Christmas but it's never too soon to prepare for holiday book marketing. After all, there's so much to do in those months, that it's easy to let your book fall to the wayside—at the precise time when selling opportunities are at their peak!

Put Outskirts Press to work boosting your sales for you. Shoppers will be looking for books to give to the readers in their lives, even while you're too busy to market yours! To keep your book at the forefront, we're offering our annual Holiday Book Bundle, including a spot in the coveted New York Times Book Review Holiday Co-Op Advertisement—an ad that could reach untold numbers of the Times' 1 million-plus readership.

With this bundle, you'll receive:

  • a dedicated spot in our New York Times Book Review co-op ad
  • a feature spotlight on the Outskirts Press blog
  • your own book trailer video
  • annual storage fees waived for 2019
  • Amazon Listing Optimization for your selling page to capture potential sales
  • a custom graphic to use in your holiday marketing efforts
  • 5 hours with a Personal Marketing Assistant.

Hurry—there are only 12 spots available for this special offer, and spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Depending on interest, the New York Times ad may run as a full page or half page ad.

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Reach the whole world – all at once – with Outskirts Press distribution

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With wholesale distribution-on-demand from Outskirts Press, you'll instantly leverage our experience and connections in the publishing industry to start selling instantly – anywhere, anytime and without the need for inventory. Instead of approaching distributors one by one, let us ensure that bookstores, libraries, schools and individual readers from just down the block to the far corners of the planet can buy your book immediately in any quantity.

Using our enormous network of distribution partners, Outskirts Press quickly makes your book available worldwide, everywhere people purchase books – without up-front printing costs, and no matter how large or small the order. We've forged relationships with more than 25,000 distributors around the world, including:

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Ingram
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Spring Arbor
  • Bertram
  • Espresso print-on-demand service

Once you choose to self-publish with Outskirts Press, you can count on us to handle all the thorny details of book distribution, like setting up with each distributor, foreign taxes and more. And the best part is that no matter where in the world customers buy your book, you'll enjoy 100% of your royalties – no small print, and no strings attached!

Need help getting started? Our Publishing Consultants are ready to help. There are three convenient ways to connect:

Questions? Our Publishing Consultants are ready to help. There are three convenient ways to connect: 1. Call us at 1-888-672-6657 (OP-BOOKS)
2. Live-chat with us via our website
3. Go online to schedule an appointment.

Get started today, people are waiting for your book.

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Full-Color Landscape Publishing is Here!

You asked for it, and we've answered!

Outskirts Press now offers premium full-color books in landscape formats. These gorgeous 11x8.5 paperback or casebound hardbacks are available with either glossy or matte cover finishes and are perfect for children's book, juvenile books, cookbooks, coffee table books, and more.

    • 11" x 8.5" premium full-color perfect bound paperback in landscape format with glossy laminated cover
    • 11" x 8.5" premium full-color perfect bound paperback in landscape format with matte cover
    • 11" x 8.5" premium full-color casebound hardback in landscape format with glossy laminated cover
    • 11" x 8.5" premium full-color caseound hardback in landscape format with matte cover


Receive your free Publishing Kit instantly, which includes author tip sheets and a free bonus book!

Your complimentary Publishing Kit contains:

  • The most recent book by Outskirts Press President Brent Sampson: Self-Publishing Questions Asked & Answered
  • Our definitive publishing guide: Publish Your Passion
  • Book shepherd one-sheet: Meet Your Publishing Consultant
  • Author success white paper: 7 Highly Effective Rules for the Perfect Book Title
  • Author guide: Author Photo & Biography Guide
  • Author tip sheet: The Top 7 Marketing Elements to Include in Your Book
  • Author guide: Which Book Format Should I Choose?
  • Author white paper: How to Price Your Book
  • Publishing white paper: Diving into Self-Publishing
  • About Outskirts Press: Publishing brochure
  • One stop shop: Custom illustration samples in color and black & white

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