We Brand. We Design. We Publish.
BE THE EXPERT • ATTRACT MORE CLIENTS • MONETIZE YOUR PASSION
Our clients follow their passion, love what they do,
and have built successful businesses around helping others.
They hire us in a variety of ways to help them grow their businesses . . .
- Hourly — Great for an occasional graphic design project or last-minute brand consultation.
- Per-project estimates — Perfect for once-yearly projects such as annual reports or special events.
- Reduced-rate retainers — Clients save up to 25% when accessing reduced hourly rates for either a 6-month or 12-month period.
- Programs and packages — Take a deeper dive and tap into even greater savings as you create a strong brand foundation.
PUBLISHING PROGRAMS & PACKAGES
It’s not about how well your book sells . . .
it’s ALL about how well your book SELLS YOU!©
As Professional Author Consultants, our book designs rival those produced by the top five publishing houses. With hundreds of books in our portfolio to-date, we help you retain 100% of your profits, access global distribution, and avoid self-publishing pitfalls.
Although we specialize in helping non-fiction authors, we also help authors with their children's book, memoir, cookbook, workbook, novel or young adult fiction.
Interested in setting yourself up as an Independent Publisher?
Ask Cathy about our Independent Publisher Handbook, and let us teach you the industry-preferred best-practices for Independent Publishers. Contact Cathy for pricing and more info here.
No matter where you are on your journey, our publishing consultants, writing coaches, editors and book designers are here to help you cross the finish line!
Our Professional Author Consultants help you . . .
- Establish your independent, self-publishing business structure
- Set up your accounts with best-practice preferred vendors
- Mentor you throughout the publishing process path:
- DIFY (Do It FOR You) or
- DIWY (Do It WITH You)
Our Professional Writing Coaches & Editors help you . . .
- Identify your audience and topic
- Establish your author platform
- Develop/complete your outline and chapter titles
- Complete your manuscript with support and encouragement during private coaching sessions
- Optimize your brand messaging
Our Professional Book Designers bring your book to life . . .
- Book Cover Design
- Book Interior Design
- Color Palette
- Font Selection
- Image consultation
- Illustrations, charts, graphs
- Book Marketing Materials
- E-Book Conversion Resources
Select from one of two paths . . .
Both options include . . .
- Setting you up as an independent publisher, allowing you to keep 100% of your royalties, copyright, and profits
- Industry-standard book size
- Custom front cover design (includes font and color discussion)
- Custom back cover design, based upon approved front-cover, with your content
- Custom interior Layout & Production to match your existing brand
- Book size discussion
- Book interior elements discussion
- Book pricing discussion
- Library-approved Copyright page
- 6 rounds of author revisions (up to 6 hours total)
- Final print-ready art files uploaded to best-practice vendors
- Distribution to 40,000+ retail connections, including Amazon
- Digital files for e-book conversion (70+ distribution points, including Kindle)
- Extra hand-holding and “nudging”, as needed
At What Stage is YOUR Manuscript?
PRE-EDITED: READY TO GO!
“My manuscript is finished and has already been professionally edited!”
READY 2 GO! Program for Aspiring Authors — Perfect for authors whose manuscript has already been through editing, and/or only want book design services (vendor accounts already exist).
NEEDS EDITOR OR WRITING COACH: READY-SET-PUBLISH!
“I need help finishing (starting?) my manuscript!”
READY, SET, PUBLISH! Program for Aspiring Authors — Complete your non-fiction book with a little help from our writing coaches. Includes up-to 20 hours with one of our professional writing coach/editors. Additional writing coach/editor hours are invoiced hourly, as needed. Ghostwriting services are priced on an individual basis.
"TO THE MOON" — Maximum Impact Brand AND Book Program
Combine your HIGH IMPACT Brand (DDD) Program with your CUSTOMIZED BOOK PROGRAM for maximum results. Authors who sign up for both programs SAVE $ with Preferred Author pricing.
- DEFINE • DESIGN • DELIVER Brand Program
- HIGH-IMPACT Book Design Program
- Ongoing Brand Mentoring during life of contract
- Weekly Phone Calls, as needed
- Unlimited Email Communications