Down Payment on Book Publishing

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Start your full-service, high-quality publishing process today with a small down payment. The $35 is automatically applied toward your book publishing service -- no extra cost! Plus you receive a personal consultation with a publishing consultant, a manuscript evaluation, a team of book publishing professionals, free e-books, and much more. Outskirts Press is the only full-service publisher where you can start publishing with just a $35 down payment. Most other publishers require 50% or 100% of the publishing payment up-front. This is just the beginning of the benefits to publishing with Outskirts Press.

Ultimate Publishing

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The Ultimate publishing package from Outskirts Press offers the greatest profit margin and the most free options of any publisher. All Ultimate books include a full-color cover, standard interior black & white formatting, an ISBN number, and unlimited wholesale printing, fulfillment, and distribution via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bertram, and others. You have your choice of over 58 trim and format choices, plus 20 free image insertions, 3 free rounds of galley revisions, and one-on-one support with your publishing consultant and author representative throughout the process. Plus Book Publishing Tip Sheets, the Book Marketing RoadMap, the Marketing COACH, and 3 included upgrades, each worth $99 separately (Audio Excerpt, Spring Arbor Distribution, and a Standard Press Release). It's literally a value that cannot be beat!

Basic Publishing

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 All Basic books include a full-color cover, standard interior black & white formatting, an ISBN number, and unlimited wholesale printing, fulfillment, and distribution via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bertram, and others. You have your choice of over 15 formats, plus 10 free image insertions, 3 free rounds of galley revisions, and one-on-one support with your publishing consultant and author representative throughout the process. Plus Book Publishing Tip Sheets, the Book Marketing RoadMap, and the Marketing COACH. 

Economy Publishing

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The most affordable full-service customizable self-publishing package in the industry is the Economy package from Outskirts Press. You will receive a full-color cover, standard interior black & white formatting, an ISBN number, and unlimited wholesale printing, fulfillment, and distribution via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bertram, and others. You have your choice of the 2 most popular paperback formats, 3 free rounds of galley revisions, and one-on-one support with your publishing consultant and author representative throughout the process. 

Full-Color Publishing

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The Full-Color publishing package from Outskirts Press brings your color interior publishing dreams to life. If you do not need color inside your book, choose the Ultimate package instead.  All Full-Color books include a full-color cover and full-color interior with formatting, an ISBN number, and unlimited wholesale printing, fulfillment, and distribution via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bertram, and others. You have your choice of over 50 formats (including landscape format), plus 20 free image insertions, 3 free rounds of galley revisions, and one-on-one support with your publishing consultant and author representative throughout the process. Plus Book Publishing Tip Sheets, the Book Marketing RoadMap, the Marketing COACH, and 2 included options, each worth $99 (Spring Arbor Distribution and a Standard Press Release). It's the best value for full-color publishing available anywhere.

One Click Self Publishing for Coaches & Speakers

One-Click for Non-Fiction

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One click and you're done!  That is the magic of the One-Click Suite for Non-Fiction books from Outskirts Press.  We have taken our decade of industry experience and bundled together the best production and marketing services for non-fiction books, ranging from self-help to autobiography, professionals, speakers, life-coaches, how-to, instructional manuals and more. If you have a non-fiction manuscript and value top-notch customer service, professional editing, custom cover design, and specifically-tailored marketing services for your goals, this is the publishing service for you.  100% royalties and 0% confusion. You get everything you need and we take care of it all! It couldn't be easier, faster, or more convenient. 

One Click Fiction

One-Click for Fiction

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It may have taken hundreds of thousands of keystrokes and mouse-clicks and many sleepless nights to commit your novel to paper, but it takes only a single click of the mouse to get that book into readers' hands! The One-Click Suite for Fiction books from Outskirts Press brings together everything you will need to polish, publish, package and promote your work of fiction in one tidy bundle of production and marketing services.  If you have a fiction manuscript and value top-notch customer service, professional editing, custom cover design, and specifically-tailored marketing services for your goals, this is the publishing service for you.  100% royalties and 0% confusion. You get everything you need and we take care of it all! It couldn't be easier, faster, or more convenient. 

One Click Spiritual

One-Click for Spiritual Books

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The last few years of movie and television blockbusters have shown that there is a tremendous thirst for messages of faith. You have an important story to tell, so how do you spread your message on a tight schedule with limited knowledge of the publishing industry? The One-Click Suite for Spiritual books from Outskirts Press ensures that with a single mouse-click, you can get started on the road to publishing your labor of love and getting your message out – all on an expedited timeline. If you have a spiritual, Christian or other religiously-themed manuscript and value top-notch customer service, professional editing, custom cover design, and specifically-tailored marketing services for your goals (like distribution via Spring Arbor), this is the publishing service for you.  100% royalties and 0% confusion. You get everything you need and we take care of it all! It couldn't be easier, faster, or more convenient. 

One Click Self Publishing for Children's Books

One-Click for Children’s Books

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One-click and you're done. That's the magic of the One-Click Publishing Suite for Children's books from Outskirts Press.We have taken our decade of industry experience and bundled together the very best production, full-color illustration, and marketing services for children's books. If you have a manuscript for kids and need original, full-color custom illustrations, this is the publishing service for you-- especially if you value top-notch customer service, professional editing, custom cover design, and specifically-tailored marketing services to meet your goals.  100% royalties and 0% confusion. You get everything you need and we take care of it all! It couldn't be easier, faster, or more convenient. 

One Click Spiritual

One-Click for Christian Books

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You’ve written the book that you know will inspire others and help them have a deeper connection with their faith. Now you just need to get it out there! At Outskirts Press we believe your message is important and we want to help you on your publishing journey. With one click, you’ll have access to a team of publishing professionals who will help you with everything from your custom cover to your enhanced interior. Not only will you receive specialized marketing assistance, your book will also be listed with Spring Arbor and featured in a co-op advertisement in Spirituality and Health Magazine. 100% royalties and 0% confusion. Your message is important. Let us help you find the audience that’s waiting for you!

 

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One-Click for Cookbooks

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Have you created dishes that you know others will enjoy? Or perhaps you have recipes that have been handed down for generations in your family that you’d like to share with the world? Well, now you can – with the One-Click Cookbook package from Outskirts Press! This package includes everything you need to create a professional cookbook that you’ll be proud to market. With one click, you’ll receive everything from paperback and laminated hardback versions to a custom cover and editing services. 100% royalties and 0% confusion. Now is the perfect time to dish up some sales and market your culinary creativity to the world!

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One-Click for Memoirs

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At Outskirts Press, we have been honored to publish many memoirs and understand the dedication it takes to write your personal story. That’s why we’ve created the One-Click Full-Color Memoir package, the perfect ensemble of options to enhance your story. With a custom cover and editing, your memoir will be polished and professional. The assistance you’ll receive with our Cover Scribing option will engage your reader and the full-color images that you can include will enhance your story. Whether you’ve written your memoir for future generations of your family or feel that your book is meant to inspire and educate the world, the One-Click Full-Color Memoir publishing package is perfect for your project.

One Click Self Publishing for Children's Books

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Click once and done. With the click of the mouse you can set in motion a series of self-publishing events that is nearly as magical as the tale you’ve woven for young readers! The One-Click Publishing Suite for Children’s Books from Outskirts Press pulls together comprehensive production, print and marketing services into one all-inclusive self-publishing bundle. You’ll receive professional editing, custom book cover design, genre-specific marketing services and more, all with one-on-one service every step of the way. This custom package is tailored to authors of juvenile books who already have their own illustrator/illustrations – yet, you’ll still enjoy 100% royalties on your book with none of the fuss. Just say yes to Outskirts Press, and let us do the rest!
Self publishing on the iPad

Apple iPad/iPhone
e-Book

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Millions of iPads have been sold and iPhone revenues account for over HALF of all smart phone revenue in the United States. Is your book a part of this growing market? It can be, simply and conveniently, with enhanced, independent distribution of your own iPad/iPhone electronic edition of your book through Apple's iBooks bookstore.

Self-publishing on the BN Nook

Barnes & Noble
NOOK e-Book

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There are MILLIONS of books available on Barnes & Noble's NOOK. If your book isn't one of them, you are missing out on tapping a very important, and growing, market of readers. Now you can you reach this audience that is already waiting to buy your book.

Amazon Kindle e-Book

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Amazon is the number one retailer in America (yes, even bigger than Wal-Mart!), and the Amazon Kindle is the #1 e-reader. More formats on Amazon means more exposure on Amazon, and the Kindle is heavily promoted by Amazon.

Book video trailer & distribution

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Books, camera, action! Today's successful book authors are making smart use of viral video marketing to cut through the clutter and get discovered. Are you ready for your close-up?

Book teaser (30 seconds)

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Fast and flashy, the Book Video Teaser is a cost-effective way to kick-start your viral video promotional efforts. Scroll down to Product Details for more information. 

Authors published with Outskirts Press can save 10% on this option by ordering from within your Publishing Center. Login now and save.

Personal Marketing Assistant (5 hours)

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Do you know how to develop a book marketing plan or even what should be included in it? Do you have the time and know-how to snag and schedule book signings? Are you confused about when, where and how to implement these and other elements of your book marketing plan? Let your Personal Marketing Assistant do the heavy lifting for you!

Custom Press Release

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Have our professional press release writer compose an original, unique press release for your book, submitted to you for your review/approval, and then distributed to our news wire service on your behalf.

Author Platform Through Social Media Set-Up

Author Platform Set-up Through Social Media

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Taking advantage of readily available social media outlets is one of the most cost-effective ways of targeting your audience.

PR Publicist Campaign

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Like having your own publicist distribute your press release for you... Plus, after the release goes out, you will receive all the resulting leads for more personal follow-up.

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Take your book on a whirlwind world tour – even if you’re too busy to leave the house! Scroll down to "Product Details" to learn how a Virtual Book Tour can put your book in front of thousands of readers via social networking at the Blogosphere.

xCelebrity endorsements (5)

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Imagine having a fast, convenient way to request endorsements, testimonials, or cover blurbs for your published book from your favorite five celebrities! Now you can.

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Save 25% on 3 of our marketing services focused on Amazon.com. This package includes a Kindle edition of your book, participation in the Amazon "Look Inside" program, and Amazon Cover Enhancement.Login to your Publishing Center first.

Book Launch Bundle

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Save time & money with this popular marketing bundle that includes a custom press release, the public relations publicist campaign, author platform set-up through social media, a 60-90 second book video trailer with social network distribution, and five hours with a personal marketing assistant. If you've published with Outskirts Press, the price is discounted even further, so login to your Publishing Center first before ordering.

Promotional Materials Bundle

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Save time & money with this popular marketing bundle containing 1,525 custom promotional items featuring YOUR book! This package includes 500 bookmarks, 500 business cards, 500 postcards and 25 small posters. If you've published with Outskirts Press, the price is discounted even further, so login to your Publishing Center first before ordering.

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eBook Bundle (Kindle/Nook/iPad)

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Save time and money by bundling all three of our e-book editions together. This e-book publishing package is one of our most popular, and no wonder! It includes formatting and distribution of an Amazon Kindle E-book Edition with distribution on Amazon, an Apple iPad/iPhone E-book Edition with distribution through iTunes and the iBooks bookstore, and a Barnes & Noble NOOK E-book Edition with distribution through the NOOK bookstore on Barnes & Noble's website. If you've published with Outskirts Press, the price is discounted even further, so login to your Publishing Center first before ordering.

SEO and Book Marketing Optimization for Amazon Listings

xAmazon Listing Optimization

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Do you want to increase the "selling power" of your Amazon.com book sales page in order to increase your book sales (and royalty checks)? Scroll down to Product Details to learn more...

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Google Books Preview Program submission

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Make your book more discoverable on Google with the Google Books Preview Program, complete with your book cover, an enticing sample for readers to browse and convenient links for buyers to purchase a copy through the major online retailers.

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xGoodreads marketing campaign

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How successful do you think you’d be if you could network with 40 million people or more? That’s the potential power of a Goodreads Marketing Campaign. This option helps you harness the strengths of the Goodreads platform and reach a huge (and loyal) community of readers. Scroll down to Product Details for more information.

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xGuaranteed Radio Interview

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Have you ever listened to interviews of your favorite authors and fantasized about your own authorial fame? That could be you! Not only can you fulfill your dream of being an interview guest on a renowned radio program, you can go into it equipped with the industry expert know-how to make an immediate impression on your audience. Scroll down to "Product Details" for more information.

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Free Publishing Guide: Publish Your Passion

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Simply click the "Add to cart" button and check out of your shopping cart.  The free digital download publishing guide will be sent to you instantly via email. No obligation and no risk.  You will also receive a free bonus e-book.

Large Posters 23 x 35 (5 count)

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Posters serve two purposes. They're great for book signings and other events where you need some large presentation pieces to draw attention to your book. Additionally, they're great for framing and hanging on your wall.

Postcards (500 count)

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Postcards are the most effective direct mail piece because they require a lower postage rate, offer a high-quality presentation of your cover, and contain book and ordering information on the reverse.

Bookmarks (500 count)

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Bookmarks are a wonderful promotional item to pass out because people rarely throw them away; they actually use them! They might as well use a bookmark that promotes your book.

Business Cards (500 count)

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Every author needs a business card. What better way to promote your book and yourself at the same time than with professional business cards that feature your book's cover on one side?

Small posters 11 x 17 (25 count)

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Posters serve two purposes. They're great for book signings and other events where you need some large presentation pieces to draw attention to your book. Additionally, they're great for framing and hanging on your wall.

Professional Copyediting (down payment)

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We will initially bill you a $240 non-refundable down payment to initiate your professional copyediting review. This amount will be applied toward your final editing cost and will cover the first 15,000 words of your manuscript. Your actual, final cost will depend upon the length of your manuscript over and above 15,000 words and will be billed at 1.6 cents per word. This final amount will be added to your shopping cart for secure payment before editing begins. 

Professional Custom Cover Design

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The simple fact is that people judge books by their covers. Make sure people are impressed with yours. Get two different, fully-customized cover designs to choose from for your book today, regardless of where you plan on publishing. Publishing with Outskirts Press? Login to your Publishing Center first.

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Digital Edition Custom Cover

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You only get one chance to make a first impression. Make sure your Digital Edition Ebook instantly makes an impact with avid ebook readers. Get a fully customized Digital Edition cover for your ebook today for a first impression worthy of a second look.

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Digital Edition Standard Cover

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Make sure your Digital Edition ebook makes an impact with avid ebook readers by picking the perfect cover. The Digital Edition Standard Ebook Cover is an affordable way to create a first impression worthy of a second look.

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Custom full color illustrations

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Award-winning illustrations are often the difference between a good book and a GREAT one. With our amazing variety of illustration packages, you can be confident that your illustrations will be completed and you never have to split your future royalties with the artist. In fact, you don't even need to publish your book with Outskirts Press; although we will give you a 15% discount on these prices if you do... Scroll down to order the full-color or black & white package(s) of your choice. Or click here to flip through even more color samples or here for even more black/white samples.

Private Label ISBN (Bowker approved)

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Some self-publishing authors prefer to secure their own ISBNs for full control over how their books are identified, discovered, and sourced. Outskirts Press can help. As an R.R. Bowker designated agent, Outskirts Press can reserve an ISBN in your name, for 20% less than if you went to Bowker directly. Publishing with Outskirts Press? Login to your Publishing Center first.

Ghostwriting (down payment)

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Need help finishing (or starting) your manuscript? Let us do the work! Outskirts Press makes it easy to finish your book with the amazing and convenient Ghostwriting option! With a down-payment, you can begin the Ghostwriting process with a professional writer. The final fee/price will depend upon your book. Publishing with Outskirts Press? Login to your Publishing Center first.

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Writing Consultation

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Stuck in a rut? The Writing Consultation service from Outskirts Press provides you with the tools you need to restart or fine-tune your writing and get your book back on track. This service gives you time with a professional, skilled writer to address any writing issues you are experiencing, along with valuable advice and a plan of action for moving forward. Scroll down to Product Details for more information.

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Memoir Digital Writing Kit

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Do you want to preserve your personal history for your children and grandchildren? Only you know the events of your life that have molded you into the person you are today. One of the most valuable things you can pass on to your family is your personal memoir. The Memoir Digital Writing Kit will walk you through the entire process from start to finish.

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Poetry e-Formatting Kit

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Do you want to publish a beautiful, high-quality, professionally-formatted volume of poetry, with a custom-designed layout (including graphics) but without the custom-designed price? The exclusive Poetry e-Formatting Kit from Outskirts Press is the fastest, easiest way to literally "cut'n'paste" your poetry into a pre-formatted document.

Personalized Children’s Book (girl version)

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Become a children's book author in under 30 days with a pre-written, pre-illustrated story. Best of all, the story can be personalized to feature the names of children you know and you even have the option of publishing it and selling it online from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Makes a great gift!

Want your main character to be a boy instead?  Click here.

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Personalized Children’s Book (boy version)

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Become a children's book author in under 30 days with a pre-written, pre-illustrated story. Best of all, the story can be personalized to feature the names of children you know and you even have the option of publishing it and selling it online from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Makes a great gift!

Want your main character to be a girl instead?  Click here.

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Instant Self-Publishing Gift Certificate

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Deciding on the perfect gift for a special person can be a tough decision to make. It's now easier than ever to get the perfect "stocking stuffer" for the author in your life with an instant self-publishing gift card from Outskirts Press!

What do you buy for the writer in your life that either has everything or is extremely difficult to shop for? What if you've waited until the last minute to purchase a gift? What if you could tastefully gift that writer money to publish or market their book? Wouldn't that eliminate some of your headache?

Now you can with the instant self-publishing gift card from Outskirts Press! Sending a few dollars to your favorite writer can ensure that their publishing dreams come true.