STEP THREE: Let’s Learn Your Publishing Options

Self Publishing

ADVANTAGES

  • You own the copyright
  • Can sell books with whatever avenue you see fit
  • You can still obtain a New York Publishing stamp
  • You are the final decision maker in all areas of writing, publishing, and selling your book
  • You keep 100% of your profits
  • You create your own marketing strategy
  • Print on demand

DISADVANTAGES

  • You pay all monies for printing and publishing your book

Internet Publishing

ADVANTAGES

  • Cost of publishing and producing your book is lower
  • Quicker turnaround
  • Good for printing a lower book quantity

DISADVANTAGES

  • Not as great of quality
  • You share the copyright with the publisher
  • Very few sell over 500 copies
  • Share about half of your profits
  • Printing cost doubles and sometimes nearly triples
  • Control over printing now belongs to the publisher

New York Publishing

ADVANTAGES

  • New York brand stamped on your book
  • Highest quality of book appearance
  • Prestige
  • Earn about 5% of sales
  • Publisher pays printing and publishing cost
  • First time authors receive about a $10,000 advance

DISADVANTAGES

  • Lose about 95% of your profit
  • Chances of getting published through this avenue is very slim (1/1,000)
  • Quickened success
  • Lose control of when and where you can sell your book
  • Lose all rights to your book
  • Required to pay back $10,000 advance