Tap or Click the tabs below to view our service ‘menus,’ including Paid Publication Services, Promotional Services, and Value-added Services.

These services are all required in order to publish your book and are paid for prior to publication. The ‘big ticket’ Paid Publication Services are eligible for THE GREAT REBATE (note those marked with an asterisk*), based on sales of your book during the first two years after publication.

In addition to Proofreading, EWH Press provides Comprehensive Editorial Services that, as part of our Value-added Services, do not require any up-front author investment. (Click on the tab above)

Design and Format Cover *

Work with the author to co-create custom front and back book cover designs. Includes, for example, use of photo(s) (author-provided or otherwise), graphics, illustrations, etc.

Design and Format Manuscript Interior for Print Edition *

Convert Microsoft Word manuscript into a custom book layout ready for printing. Includes considerations such as: book size, font selection, margins, graphics, index, and binding.

Design and Format Illustrations / Graphics *

Work with the author to decide what graphics, photos, illustrations, etc. will be included in the book, along with layout implications. Co-create graphics and/or illustrations as desired by the author. Incorporate author-provided graphics/photos/illustrations.

Convert Manuscript for eReader Distribution

Includes creating eReader versions for publication via Kindle, Nook, Google Books, iBooks and Sony Reader.

Proofreading

Third-party proofreading of manuscript to ensure the highest possible quality of published book.

Print / Publish Manuscript

Work with third-party on-demand printer to acquire desired copies of hard cover or soft cover books. Includes set-up charges, proof copy, etc.

Find the Cost of These Services at EWH Pricing

*We pay you to publish with us!

Through THE GREAT REBATE program the author can qualify to receive a rebate of his or her investment in these services based on book sales within the first two years after publication.

These services are optional. You may choose to purchase these promotional services either before or after publication of your book:

Develop and Launch Author / Book Website

4-6 page website to market book, including pages such as: About the Author, About the Book, Buy the Book, Testimonials, Calendar/Events.

Add Author Blog to Author / Book Website

Design custom blog to complement website with features per author request.

Develop and Launch On-line Press Kit

6-10 pages (e.g. About Author – Broadcast bio, Full bio; About the book -  ISBN, title, distributor information, price, where buy book; Suggested interview questions – Quotes/excepts from the book, Interview questions to make it easy on reporters; News and story ideas; Images – Book cover, Author; Media coverage and reviews – List of press releases, Testimonials; Contact info; Download link to PDF of entire press kit).

Develop and Print Promotional Materials

Create promotional materials, such as posters (of various sizes), postcards, bookmarks.

Professional Photography

Geography permitting, conduct photo shoot and provide author with photographs in digital form for use on the book cover, the book interior or for promotional purposes in book marketing.

We are proud to provide all our authors with the following ‘value-added’ publisher services. As part of our way of doing business (See Why EWH Press?), we provide all of these valuable services for no up-front author investment . We also like to say that here is where we ‘earn’ our publisher royalty.

Author Support

Conduct phone and/or in-person discussions throughout publication process, including:

  1. Initial Consultation(s)
  2. Editorial Phase
  3. Design & Formatting Stage
  4. Printing & Distribution
  5. Website Intake & Phases of Development
  6. Marketing Strategy

Author Resources

  • Distribute quarterly newsletter (coming 2013) to identify, educate and provide tips to execute other marketing and distribution options
  • Conduct webinars (TBD) where EWH Press staff and authors share success strategies

Comprehensive Editorial Services

  • Concept Development - Work with the author to develop an idea into a book. Includes considerations such as: audience/market, genre, voice, tone, content, length, organization, research requirements, graphics/illustrations.
  • Content Development & Organization - A more extensive, detailed version of Concept Development. The goals are to ensure that the book: 1) fulfills its purpose; 2) is engaging and appealing to its target reader audience; and 3) is marketable in accordance with the author’s objectives; and 4) effectively addresses such important questions as: “How should the book be organized?”, “What should be left in?”, “What should be left out?”, “Where does there need to be more?”
  • Stylistic Editing - Focuses on paragraph and entence level issues, such as clarity, readability, subtitles, word choice, syntax, grammar and spelling.
  • Copy Editing – Focuses on grammar and spelling.

Distribution

  • Solicit book placement in independent and other select book stores; Submit to wholesale distribution services in the U.S., Canada, the UK and Australia, including Ingram, Amazon.com, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, NACSCORP, Espresso Book Machine
  • Submit to online distribution services, including but not limited to: Amazon.com, Booksamillion.com, Google Books, BiblioScribe, Indi Bound, Abebooks.com,
  • Add to online social media services, such as: GoodReads, Library Thing, Shelfari
  • Send book to Amazon.com to sell on consignment, meaning they have it “in stock”

Fulfillment

Package and ship books to customers from author-purchased stock (e.g. promotional copies, purchases from author or EWH Press website)

Marketing

  • Provide Book Marketing Guide ebook
  • Consultation to develop overall marketing strategy with Author input
  • Follow-up meetings to monitor and adjust the marketing strategy
  • Set up book signings in stores we have a relationship with
  • Solicit book reviews (Author provides books as needed)*
  • Featured exposure by EWH Press at appropriate shows, expos, etc.
  • Shoot and edit author interview
  • Upload to online services: YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe and up to 20 websites
  • Promote on EWH Press social networks
  • Create custom listing for your book on publisher’s bookstore site
  • Promote your book on EWH Press Website and social networks
  •  Submit entries for suitable book awards (entry fees paid by author)
  • Set up Amazon.com Author Central page
  • Add “Inside the Book” feature to Amazon.com listing
  • Develop direct-mail marketing campaign and co-execute with Author

Media Press Release*

  • Media releases written and distributed
  • Reaches journalists, bloggers, news services, search sites, etc.

*additional vendor fee not included

Vendor Relationship Management

Manage business relationships with vendors, such as: printer, online purchase processors, ISBN provider, online retailers, eReader services

Financial Management

  • Book sales (e.g. sales tax)
  • Book inventory
  • ŸAuthor royalties