How Much Does Book Formatting Cost?

Save Big on Book Formatting 

Upgrades are only $59 at Pressbooks Through March 31

Use the discount code LETYOURBOOKBLOOM to upgrade your book files to PDF+EBOOK Pro before March 31 at midnight and you’ll save 40% off regular price. 

How does this price compare to other book formatting options? 

Pressbooks ($59 thru 3/31; normally $99): Using our self-service platform to DIY, you can generate print interior files as well as ebook formats that meet complex, professional-standard design specs. And it’s going to cost you less. Choose from 50 themes, build your book (and cover) on your timeline in a matter of days without paying an ebook developer or graphic designer. Revise and re-export your book at any time, instantly, whenever you like, for no future charge. Plus, upload as many images as you’d like under 250 MB.

Here’s what it will cost you if you don’t use Pressbooks: 

  • Hire an ebook developer & graphic designer ($200-$2,500): Having your book manually formatted by a professional for both digital and print can cost anywhere from $200 to $2,500 according to Bibliocrunch’s Publishing Budget Tracker.
  • Createspace Simple or Custom Interior Design ($199 or $349): Images and templates are limited. Turnarounds for design and revisions can take 7-10 days.
  • Bookbaby Interior Book Design and Formatting (starts at $299): Revisions at extra cost.
  • Book Cover Design (add another $100-$1,200)

Using Pressbooks anytime to format your book will be a significant cost savings, but if you upgrade this week, you can save even more!

For $59 (through 3/31), PDF+EBOOK Pro plans include all this: 

  • MOBI book files (to publish on Amazon)
  • EPUB ebook files (to publish in other ebookstores)
  • PDF interior files (for print-on-demand at CreateSpace, IngramSpark, & LSI)
  • Cover Generator (to generate covers for print-on-demand, and ebook covers, which can save you hundreds on cover design)
  • 250 MB in storage space (for images)

Buy before Thursday, March 31, at midnight EST, in order to get this special pricing.

To redeem this discount: 

  • Log in to your Pressbooks account and the book you’d like to upgrade.
  • Click Upgrade in your Pressbooks project dashboard.
  • Enter the discount code: LETYOURBOOKBLOOM
  • See your discount, and make your payment!

Have questions about our system or upgrading? Email support@pressbooks.com.

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