Print, publish and sell your book
How it works
The first step is to setup the basic of your book.
You choose what kind of book you want to publish (paperback, hardcover or e-book), the size, cover finish, paper type and if the book will be in black & white or full color. To make your choices more comfortable, we offer all kinds of booktypes with our bookstyle selector. And of course you will enter title, subtitle, author name!
An ISBN is optional, but is needed for selling your book via the most retail channels. We offer an ISBN at attractive rates.
You can upload a Word, PDF or epub file. Our platform will do all necessary checks and will convert it into a printable pdf (or readable epub). After the upload, we’ll provide you the final version which you need to check.
Please note that we don’t make any changes in your manuscript, so for example it should contain the proper lay-out and page numbers.
Use one of our templates to get a quick start and give your manuscript a professional look. It contains all the pages you need.
We need you to enter a variety of information like subject, category, key words, desired publication date and synopsis. This information will be used in webshops, the back of the cover and for Google search.
The importance of the cover speaks for itself: people will judge your book in the beginning by its cover as it is their first impression. We provide you two options:
Easily create a neat and professional cover using our design tool CanvasDesigner.
Want to use your own preferred software? We got you covered with specifications for uploading a custom designed cover. You can also make use of our professional services (paid service)
You set your own sales prices and your margin. In our self publishing platform we offer a variety of sales channels, always including our own webshop, direct selling via social media and the relvant bookstores.
Select the sales channels and countries where you want to sell your book.
Determine your sales price and your margin. Margins will vary per sales channel and per country.
Check your prices
Publish your book whenever you are ready. Within an hour your book will be for sale on our webshop and via social media! Self publishing is that easy.
In the last publication step, we expect you to have a detailed check of your files (manuscript and cover) and all settings, like your sales price.
Order and check printed book
Always order a proof copy before publishing. There just always seem to be these tiny mistakes, typos or cosmetic issues. A printed copy ensures you that you will find all these nasty ‘bugs’!