Users' questions

Is Xlibris a publisher?

Is Xlibris a publisher?

Xlibris is a self-publishing and on-demand printing services provider, founded in 1997 and based in Bloomington, Indiana. In 2000, The New York Times stated it to be the foremost on-demand publisher.

Where is Xlibris located?

Bloomington, IN
Xlibris is based in Bloomington, IN and provides authors with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound, and full-color formats.

Is Palmetto publishing legit?

The staff at Palmetto Publishing was professional, quick to respond to my questions, flexible, accommodating to my publishing needs and reliable. If you are thinking of self-publishing your book I would highly recommend this company.

How do I get my book published in Australia?

Here’s a fun look at the usual book publishing steps for Australians.

  1. Decide on your publish path.
  2. Determine your costs, if going indie.
  3. Adjust expectations.
  4. Get critical feedback.
  5. Start promotions mega-early.
  6. Don’t get distracted.
  7. Pretty book publishing.
  8. You must decide on retail distribution.

How much is Xlibris?

The overall package costs $3,999. For a breakdown of everything included in the Premium package, you can check the Xlibris Premium Publishing Package here.

What is the Ex Libris?

: a book owner’s identification label that is usually pasted to the inside front cover of a book : bookplate On the inside of the covers appears that plate with the fat chicken wearing glasses, hatching a closed book.

Who owns Balboa Press?

author Louise Hay
Balboa Press is a division of Hay House, a New Thought and self-help traditional publisher founded in 1984 by author Louise Hay. Discover some of the opportunities our authors have thanks to this partnership.

How do you know if a book publisher is reputable?

This is what I do to check.

  1. Google the publisher. I check their website.
  2. Google the publishing company’s name and the word “scam” or “complaints”.
  3. Google the name of the person who signed your offer.
  4. Check warning lists.
  5. Ask other writers.
  6. Check the quality.
  7. Design.
  8. Other spurious benefits.

How much does Palmetto Publishing charge?

A publisher like Palmetto Publishing, for example, charges between $400 and $800 depending on the complexity of the book’s interior. With a freelancer, you might be shelling out more or less the same, so figure out what’s best for you and your book.

How much does a first time author make?

As we can see from many authors and agents the average first time author is projected to earn around $10,000 for their new book. After you pay your agent and invest in promotion, there isn’t much left over.

How do I get an ISBN number in Australia?

Apply for an ISBN, ISSN or ISMN

  1. ISBN. Apply for an International Standard Book Number through the Australian ISBN Agency at Thorpe-Bowker in Victoria, Australia.
  2. ISSN. Apply for an International Standard Serial Number through the Australian ISSN Agency at the National Library of Australia.
  3. ISMN.

How good is Xlibris?

Xlibris Final Rating. Based on our research into Xlibris (and Author Solutions) we give Xlibris 1.5 out of 5 stars.