eBook and Print AuthorServicePaK™ Comparison

Madison Avenue Publishing’s exclusive AuthorServicePaKs™ are designed with the writer in mind.  Our authors know before we begin exactly what his or her cost is going to be.  Transparency throughout the publishing process is the hallmark of our corporate mission.  Our transparency includes our promise to you of a firm price and a quality product.  Check out our publishing packages. We’re confident you’ll find one that fits your pocketbook . . . with no “extras,” unless you say so in writing.

  • AuthorServicePaKs™

  • eBook conversionMost of our online bookstores accept the ePub format for e-books they sell, except for Amazon’s Kindle that uses a version of Mobipocket. We convert your Microsoft Word file to both of these formats. For more information, please see eBook Conversion.eBook conversion
  • Basic eBook cover designOur Basic eBook Cover Design features one main graphic or photo, a simple layout with easily read fonts, simple graphic and background color, utilizing a stock photograph or image. The writer supplies the main image for the cover.Basic eBook cover design
  • Custom eBook cover designEver notice how best sellers have exceptional eCovers and stand-out printed book covers? First impressions count. Does the prospective purchaser click on your eCover, or move to the next? Madison Avenue Publishing’s covers are created to grab the book buyer’s attention. . .interesting enough to enhance the all-important CTR (Click-Through Rate) for your book. Our Custom eBook and Print Cover designs do make a difference.Custom eBook cover design
  • Basic print cover designOur Basic Print Cover Design features one main graphic or photo, a simple layout with easily read fonts, simple graphic and background color, utilizing a stock photograph or image. The writer supplies the main image for the cover.Basic print cover design
  • Custom print cover designEver notice how best sellers have exceptional eCovers and stand-out printed book covers? First impressions count. Does the prospective purchaser click on your eCover, or move to the next? Madison Avenue Publishing’s covers are created to grab the book buyer’s attention. . .interesting enough to enhance the all-important CTR (Click-Through Rate) for your book. Our Custom eBook and Print Cover designs do make a difference.Custom print cover design
  • Custom printed book interior designOur custom eCover has lured another potential purchaser to take a look at the interior of your book, perhaps through Amazon’s “Search Inside the Book™” program. They click for a preview. What they see next will prove (or disprove) the old adage “You can’t judge a book by looking at its cover.” You need Custom Interior Design for your printed book.Custom printed book interior design
  • Interior and Soft Cover ProofsFor both eBook and print Madison Avenue Publishing allows you to review your eCover and print book cover via our “soft proof” protocol in your “View” portal within your Authorlog™ Account. Please see Interior and Soft Cover Proofs.Interior and Soft Cover Proofs
  • eBook distributionWe distribute your eBook to Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple iBookstore, Google Play Books, and Kobo, and the number of eBookstores available to authors who publish with Madison Avenue Publishing continues to grow. Your eBook will be available in more than two hundred countries around the world.eBook distribution
  • ISBN and EAN codesISBN is an acronym for International Standard Book Number. The purpose of the 13-digit ISBN number is to establish and identify one title or edition of a title from one specific publisher. ISBNs are linked to essential information allowing booksellers and readers to know what book they are buying, what the book is about, and the author. Unlike a Bar Code, an ISBN is a number that acts like an ordering number. See ISBN and EAN Codes for more information.ISBN and EAN codes
  • Library of Congress Control NumberThe Preassigned Control Number (PCN) program assigns a Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN), sometimes referred to as Library of Congress Card Number, to titles that are most likely to be acquired by the Library of Congress. See LCCN for additional information.Library of Congress Control Number
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of CongressWe deliver one (1) copy of your printed book to the Library of Congress to validate your LCCN once printing is complete and we have received our publisher copy.Delivery of your book to the Library of Congress
  • Copyright RegistrationMadison Avenue Publishing uses the information you provide in our Copyright Registration Form in your Authorlog™ Account in filing your Copyright Application for your e-book with the U.S. Copyright Office. For more information see Copyright Registration.Copyright Registration
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in PrintMadison Avenue Publishing furnishes information to Bowker’s Books in Print pursuant to your submission to us of metadata, enriched content, and digital content, and your approval for its use to publish your eBook or printed book. For more information see Registration with Bowker’s Books in Print.Registration with Bowker’s Books in Print
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksYou'll receive 100% of the digital text product net proceeds until your are fully reimbursed for any fees and costs associated with the publishing of your work. Thereafter, you'll get 90% of your royalty share of digital text product net proceeds.90% of Net Royalties on eBooks
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing BookstoreYour eCover for your eBook and printed book will be featured in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstore, along with links for purchase by customers through the major online bookstores.Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstore
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group DatabaseWhen you publish with Madison Avenue Publishing or one of its imprints, you are assured that your book will be listed in the Ingram Book Group database that is made available to over 38,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners worldwide. For more information see Listing with Ingram Group Database.Listing with Ingram Book Group Database
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)Madison Avenue Publishing urges its authors to participate in Amazon’s “Search Inside the Book” Program™" because its customers (and there are many!) have the opportunity to sample participating books using their proprietary “Look Inside” reader. See “Search Inside the Book” Program™"Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)
  • Trade Paperback BooksWe deliver beautifully designed trade paperback books that look like they came from a major publisher. That's our promise to you. See Trade Paperbacks for more information.Trade Paperback Books
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order Madison Avenue Publishing includes free shipping for your initial AuthorServicePaK™. All shipping following the initial shipment are FOB our printer’s plant (minimum reorder: 10 books). For detailed pricing on reorders order through your Authorlog™ Account.Free Shipping on Initial Order
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersEach eBook and Print AuthorServicePaK™ has its own unique features. With each AuthorServicePaK™ you can order additional books at wholesale prices from Madison Avenue Publishing (minimum reorder: 10 books).Wholesale pricing on printed book reorders
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile PageThe Author Profile Page is a web page created to promote our writers and their work. The Author’s Profile Page may contain your biographical information and picture, published books, links to your personal website, external links to your Facebook, Twitter, or other social media sites, links to sites where your books are offered for sale, and such other features as we may add from time to time. Click on AuthorProfilePage for a sample.Madison Avenue Author Profile Page
  • Amazon Author PageWe set up your Amazon Author Page with your latest eCover, your photograph, and your biography.Amazon Author Page
  • AuthorWebChat™AuthorWebChat™ is our video-based online service that features interviews with you when you are published by Madison Avenue Publishing. A copy of your interview is uploaded to our YouTube Channel and to your Author Profile Page. You can download the video to your website as well as post links on social media sites and in your personal e-mails.AuthorWebChat™
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan PageBuild your online social media presence with Facebook, the largest social network in the world. See Facebook for additional information.Custom Facebook Author/Fan Page
  • Custom Twitter Author PageWe will design a professional Twitter Page for your book. It will include a customized themed background and your custom Twitter handle. Your Twitter “handle” would usually be: @authorname. If your name is unavailable or if it won’t fit (must be 15 characters or less), we’ll work with you to provide alternatives. You will also receive our step-by-step guide on how to effectively use Twitter to promote your book.Custom Twitter Author Page
  • Author WebsiteYour personal Author Website will be built on the WordPress platform.Author Website
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript You have expended a lot of time, effort, and energy in writing your book; you now need a proofread edit. If you’ve been at your craft for a while, you realize that proofreading your own work is not a good idea, nor is it prudent to have a friend or relative review it. You need an independent, qualified editor to look at it word-by-word, page-by-page, to assure, at a minimum, that it passes our “GPS” Test-Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling. For more information see Proofread Edit. See Proofread Edit for more information.Proofreading of Your Manuscript
  • Editorial AssessmentOur senior editor will read up to 35 double-spaced pages of your manuscript and prepare a multi-page report that offers critical feedback intended to enhance the publication potential of your work. For more information see Editorial Assessment.Editorial Assessment
  • Book TrailersWe work closely with our design team to craft a video teaser about your story. We then position the trailer at strategic points of visibility, such as AuthorWebChat™, social networking, ad campaigns, book clubs, and in press kits. For more information see Book Trailers.Book Trailers
  • Advanced EditingFor those writers who wish a complete editorial review of their work, we provide advanced editing services. For more information, click on Advanced Editing.Advanced Editing
  • IBPA Marketing ProgramsThrough our membership in the Independent Book Publishers Association [IBPA], Madison Avenue Publishing offers innovative IBPA Marketing Programs to its authors who purchase the Author eBook and Print AuthorServicePaK™. For more information, please see our IBPA Marketing Programs page.IBPA Marketing Programs
  • WRITER

  • $1,295

  • eBook conversionyes
  • Basic eBook cover designyes
  • Custom eBook cover design$250
  • Basic print cover designyes
  • Custom print cover design$285
  • Custom printed book interior designyes
  • Interior and Soft Cover Proofsyes
  • eBook distributionyes
  • ISBN and EAN codesyes
  • Library of Congress Control Numberyes
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of Congressyes
  • Copyright Registration$65
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in Printyes
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksyes
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstoreyes
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group Databaseyes
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)yes
  • Trade Paperback Books10
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order yes
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersyes
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile Page$99
  • Amazon Author Page$129
  • AuthorWebChat™$49
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan Page$250
  • Custom Twitter Author Page$350
  • Author Website$750
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript $750
  • Editorial Assessment$275
  • Book Trailers$2,250
  • Advanced Editing
  • IBPA Marketing Programs
  • WORDSMITH

  • $1,659

  • eBook conversionyes
  • Basic eBook cover designyes
  • Custom eBook cover design$250
  • Basic print cover designyes
  • Custom print cover design$285
  • Custom printed book interior designyes
  • Interior and Soft Cover Proofsyes
  • eBook distributionyes
  • ISBN and EAN codesyes
  • Library of Congress Control Numberyes
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of Congressyes
  • Copyright Registrationyes
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in Print
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksyes
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstoreyes
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group Databaseyes
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)yes
  • Trade Paperback Books25
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order yes
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersyes
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile Page$99
  • Amazon Author Page$129
  • AuthorWebChat™$49
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan Page$250
  • Custom Twitter Author Page$350
  • Author Website$750
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript $750
  • Editorial Assessment$275
  • Book Trailers$2,250
  • Advanced Editing
  • IBPA Marketing Programs
  • STORYTELLER

  • $2,679

  • eBook conversionyes
  • Basic eBook cover designno
  • Custom eBook cover designyes
  • Basic print cover designyes
  • Custom print cover designyes
  • Custom printed book interior designyes
  • Interior and Soft Cover Proofsyes
  • eBook distributionyes
  • ISBN and EAN codesyes
  • Library of Congress Control Numberyes
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of Congressyes
  • Copyright Registrationyes
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in Printyes
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksyes
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstoreyes
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group Databaseyes
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)yes
  • Trade Paperback Books50
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order yes
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersyes
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile Pageyes
  • Amazon Author Pageyes
  • AuthorWebChat™yes
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan Page$250
  • Custom Twitter Author Page$350
  • Author Website$750
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript $750
  • Editorial Assessment$275
  • Book Trailers$2,250
  • Advanced Editing
  • IBPA Marketing Programs
  • ARTIST

  • $3,559

  • eBook conversionyes
  • Basic eBook cover designno
  • Custom eBook cover designyes
  • Basic print cover designyes
  • Custom print cover designyes
  • Custom printed book interior designyes
  • Interior and Soft Cover Proofsyes
  • eBook distributionyes
  • ISBN and EAN codesyes
  • Library of Congress Control Numberyes
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of Congressyes
  • Copyright Registrationyes
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in Printyes
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksyes
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstoreyes
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group Databaseyes
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)yes
  • Trade Paperback Books75
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order yes
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersyes
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile Pageyes
  • Amazon Author Pageyes
  • AuthorWebChat™yes
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan Pageyes
  • Custom Twitter Author Pageyes
  • Author Website$750
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript $750
  • Editorial Assessment$275
  • Book Trailers$2,250
  • Advanced Editing
  • IBPA Marketing Programs
  • AUTHOR

  • $5,495

  • eBook conversionyes
  • Basic eBook cover designno
  • Custom eBook cover designyes
  • Basic print cover designyes
  • Custom print cover designyes
  • Custom printed book interior designyes
  • Interior and Soft Cover Proofsyes
  • eBook distributionyes
  • ISBN and EAN codesyes
  • Library of Congress Control Numberyes
  • Delivery of your book to the Library of Congressyes
  • Copyright Registrationyes
  • Registration with Bowker’s Books in Printyes
  • 90% of Net Royalties on eBooksyes
  • Listing in the Madison Avenue Publishing Bookstoreyes
  • Listing with Ingram Book Group Databaseyes
  • Amazon’s Search Inside the Book™ Program (SITB)yes
  • Trade Paperback Books100
  • Free Shipping on Initial Order yes
  • Wholesale pricing on printed book reordersyes
  • Madison Avenue Author Profile Pageyes
  • Amazon Author Pageyes
  • AuthorWebChat™yes
  • Custom Facebook Author/Fan Pageyes
  • Custom Twitter Author Pageyes
  • Author Websiteyes
  • Proofreading of Your Manuscript yes
  • Editorial Assessment$275
  • Book Trailers$2,250
  • Advanced EditingSelect an AuthorServicePaK™ for pricing info
  • IBPA Marketing ProgramsContact us for IBPA marketing program quotes