Pricing

 

BOOK PRODUCTION:

Editing
• Developmental editing ($50 per hour)
• Heaving editing ($10 per page)
• Proofreading ($2.50 per page)

Cover Design
•Cover Design ($195)
•Optional creation original illustrations ($450 to $750 for the illustration)

Book Layout
• Book Layout ($2.50 per page for text; text and images $4 per page; minimum $100)

Illustrations
• Original illustrations (TBD)

Ebook Creation
•Basic eBook Creation for Kindle, Nook and iBooks ($99 plus $2.50 per image converted such as photos, tables, tips, etc.)

Book Description for Back Cover of Book as well as Amazon, Barnes & Noble & Other Retailers
•Book Description for Amazon, Barnes & Noble & Other Retailers ($65)

BOOK MARKETING:

Write and Send Press Release (prices are per press release)
•Writing, editing, and proofreading  ($150)
•Distribution via 888 Press Release  ($150 – $250 wire fee)
•Media list building ($3 per outlet)
•Send to media and perform three rounds of follow-up  ($20 per outlet)

Pitch Local, National and International Media
•Develop pitch letter – includes writer, editor, and proofreader  ($150)
•Media list building ($3 per outlet)
•Send to media and perform three rounds of follow-up  ($20 per outlet)
•Additional costs may be incurred for creative pitches including materials and mailing (will be pre-approved)

Pitch to Bookstores and Niche Stores/Outlets (such as museums, specialty stores, etc.)
•Create Pitch ($150)
•Contact alternative outlets about carrying the book ($75 per hour)

Online Marketing
•Creation of Facebook page as a mini website ($350)
•Blog writing ($55 per blog entry)
•Social media content writing ($55 per posting)
•Posting social media to client’s social media sites ($35 per posting)
•Posting social media to LinkedIn groups ($35 per posting, up to 10 groups)
•Tweets ($6.50 each)
•Online listening and connections to potential audiences ($50 per hour)
•LinkedIn Profile ($65)

Author Website Design and Maintenance
•Website look and feel: $395 for three design options
•Design and programming of individual standard pages: $80 per web page
•Copywriting (text) includes professional copywriter writer and editor for $75 per web page
•Maintenance ($80 per hour)
•Search engine submissions ($50 per month, minimum three months)
•Domain name purchase and basic hosting package from GoDaddy.com also required

Animations and Video Production
•Animations and videos – Includes professionally written script, storyboards, voiceover and animation ($650 per minute – prices can vary depending upon the complexity)

Email Marketing
•Email marketing ($65 writing; $125 graphic design; and $80 for programming)
•Sending to our current list of libraries or bookstores is included in the email marketing
•Additional outlets including specific bookstores or libraries ($3 each for list building)

Create Press Kit and Media Kit ($350)
•Pitch Letter ($150 individually)
•Bio ($65 individually)
•Book Synopsis Editing ($10 individually)
•Fact Sheet ($150 individually)
•High Level Publicity and Marketing Plan, in Press Kit Only ($225 individually)

Reviews, Book Clubs & Book Awards
•Write pitch letter for reviews or book clubs ($150)
•Develop list of reviewers or book clubs ($3 each)
•Pitch reviewers or book clubs ($20 each with up to three rounds of follow-up)

Book Launch – Public & Private, Signings & Other Events
•Research opportunities for book signings  ($75 per hour, 3 hours of research to start)
•Develop pitch letter – includes writer, editor, and proofreader ($125)
•Send and perform up to two rounds of follow-up ($10 per outlet)
•Planning, marketing, and execution (TBD)
•Calendar announcements for events – includes writer, editor and proofreader ($55)
•Calendar announcements – distribution & online postings ($4.50 per outlet)

Niche Markets, Partnerships and Cross Promotions
•Create Pitch ($150)
•Contact list creation ($3 per entry)
•Contacting potential buyers/partners  in niche markets ($75 per hour)
•Working with potential partners and cross promotions ($75 per hour)

Agent Representation with Publishers, Television & Movies
We have broken away from the traditional literary agent fee structure.  We no longer charge a percentage fee of the author’s compensation which is better long term for our clients.

Materials creation

•Query letter ($150)
•Marketing plan for query – high-level ($225)
•Comparables ($175)
•Bio ($65)
•Basic editing of sample pages – typically 2-3 pages ($10 per page)
•Basic editing of chapter summaries ($10 per page)
•Basic editing of one page book summary ($10)

Query to publishers

•Create custom list of publishers ($3 each, minimum of 50)
•Send query electronically to publishers with up to two rounds of follow-up ($15 each, a minimum of 50)

Speaking Engagements
•List creation of potential venues ($3 per company/organization/contact)
•Contacting companies/organizations via email and phone ($20 per contact, up to three rounds of follow-up)
•Materials – typically need a media kit/speaker’s kit including a pitch letter (see pricing listed separately)

Hourly Rate for planning sessions, meetings, etc.:
•Research & Admin. ($50 per hr); Project Manager & Marketing Pros ($80 per hr ); & Senior Manager ($125 per hr )

Pricing subject to change.