We will provide an initial quotation based on your specification. If you need help deciding your specification, we will be happy to discuss this with you. We think you will find that the costs of self-publishing with YPS are less than you might expect.
As an example here are the costings for the publishing of a novel of 70000 words.
About the book
The novel is 70000 words and the publisher wishes to print 500 copies. The preferred selling price is £7.95
We estimate the book will have 250 pages in B Format (198mm deep by 126mm wide).
Edit and design costs
This includes all aspects of design production from receipt of the manuscript to “ready to pass for printing”, both text pages and cover.
Printing and binding costs
Printing and binding 500 copies, full colour cover with a gloss lamination, inside pages to be printed black, perfect bound.
Total cost for publishing 500 copies £1,970
Distribution for first six months (subsequent six month periods are £110) £220 + VAT
Promotion and marketing pack £395 + VAT
Social networking pack £250 + VAT
The cost of converting your file to eBook is difficult to calculate without seeing a manuscript. Please use the contact form to request a quote.
The eBook market is constantly growing and it is difficult to predict the sales of eBooks.
At the moment the selling price of an eBook is about one third of the published price.