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Want to find out what your book would cost to produce?

At Publish Pros, we do everything we can to provide top-notch self-publishing services at a reasonable price. Use the calculator below to estimate how much your book may cost to publish.

Book Production Cost Estimator

Complete this estimator to see what it would cost to get your book ready and submitted for self-publishing.

Note: Estimates for illustrated children's books will not be accurate because illustration costs vary by artist and cannot included in the estimate. Please contact us for your children's book estimate.

Enter Your Book Information

i English - Currently only option available

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Select Your Book Editing Options

i Line Editing - Editor provides additional research, section rewrites and new content, along with general corrections.

Copy Editing - Manuscript checked for grammar, spelling, tense, and punctuation errors; sentences rewritten for clarity, comments provided on continuity errors, no major revisions of style or content.

Proofreading - Final review for errors before file is sent for production.
i Editor will read the manuscript and provide a detailed written analysis of its strengths and weaknesses.

Select Your Book Cover Options

i Premier - 3 cover concepts; royalty-free stock photography; custom typography; image manipulation included

Advanced - 2 cover concepts; royalty-free stock photography; custom typography; image manipulation included (Most popular option)

Simple - 1 cover concept; royalty-free stock photography; custom typography; image manipulation NOT included

Ebook only - 1 cover concept; royalty-free stock photography; custom typography; image manipulation NOT included
i Up to 3 additional concepts can be added for increased cover options.

Select Your Book Interior Options

i Premier - Multiple columns of text per page; up to 30 interior images placed

Advanced - Single column of text per page; up to 10 interior images placed

Simple - Single column of text per page; 1 interior image placed (e.g. author photo)

Ebook - Single column of text; no image placement

No interior layout - Completed PDF layout provided by client to Publish Pros for production

Select Your Add-ons


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Book Production Cost Estimator

» Receive 100% of Your Book Royalties

Some self-publishing companies take a portion of their authors' royalties in addition to charging a production fee. When you work with Publish Pros, you receive every penny of the royalties earned on the sale of every book.

» Retain 100% Creative Control

Some self-publishing companies take a portion of their authors' royalties in addition to charging a production fee. When you work with Publish Pros, you receive every penny of the royalties earned on the sale of every book.

» Provided at NO additional cost

Tell us a little bit about your book and the level of service you would like us to provide, and we will give you an estimate of the cost.

  • Upload of all files to Amazon on your behalf
  • Upload of files to IngramSpark on your behalf
  • Setup of ISBNs with Bowker on your behalf
  • Amazon category and keyword research
  • Setup of your Amazon Author Central profile
  • BISAC category and keyword research
  • Analysis of similar books in your genre
  • Check-ins via Zoom or phone, as needed
  • Mentoring during and after book completion
  • Tutorial: "How to Buy Your ISBNs from Bowker"
  • Tutorial: "How to Buy Author Copies from Amazon"
  • Tutorial: "How to Buy Author Copies from IngramSpark"
  • Tutorial: "How to Read your Amazon Sales Reports"
  • Tutorial: "How to Read your IngramSpark Sales Reports"

We might not always be the least expensive option, but we do believe we offer the best value and highest level of service.

» Global Distribution Channels

Contrary to what other self-publish assistance companies may say, there is no actual cost to distribute a book electronically or through print-on demand (POD). Publish Pros never charges a distribution fee. All fees are clearly stated in our estimate.

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Publish Pros has been empowering authors like you to take control of their publishing journey since 2012. Don't miss the opportunity to work with a team of experienced professionals who are dedicated to helping you achieve your literary dreams. Join the ranks of successful self-published authors and partner with Publish Pros today!