Layout and Design Comparison Charts

Cover Design Comparison Chart

Text Layout Comparison Chart

  Budget Text Layout Standard Fiction and Prose-Style Non-fiction Standard
Non-fiction
Deluxe
Non-fiction
Poetry
  $275.00 $395.00 $565.00 $1,070.00 $565.00
Work with senior designer       Yes Yes
Telephone consultation (up to)   20 minutes 20 minutes 30 minutes 20 minutes
Face-to-face consultation available       Yes  
Email consultation with designer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Template based design Yes        
Custom design   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of pages (up to) 256 256 256 352 160
Rounds corrections included (up to) 0 1 1 2 2
Number of corrections included (up to) 0 25 25 50 50
Correction cost per line (above what it is included) $1.40 $1.40 $1.40 $1.40 $1.40
Open file fee for add'l corrections $49.00 $49.00 $49.00 $49.00 $49.00
Create title page Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Create copyright page Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Create table of contents (if needed) (if needed) Yes Yes Yes
Photos (up to) 0 0 10 10 0
Bullet lists 0 0 20 20 0
Boxed text inserts (per chapter) 0 0 3 6 0
Tables (up to) 0 0 5 10 0
Add'l photos, call-outs, bullet lists 0 0 0 20 0
Special poetry line-break formatting         Yes
PDF Proof for proofreading Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Final PDF files for Self Publishing, Inc. printer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Complete files on CD after printing at Self Publishing, Inc.       Yes  
 

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Cover Design Comparison Chart

  Budget Standard Deluxe Premium
  $275.00 $395.00 $735.00 $1,375.00
Work with senior designer     Yes Yes
Telephone consultation (up to)   20 minutes 60 minutes 120 minutes
Face-to-face consultation available     Yes Yes
Email consultation with designer Yes Yes Yes Yes
Template based design Yes      
Rounds of corrections included (up to) 0 2 5 as needed
Minimum correction charge (above included) $49.00 $49.00 $49.00 N/A
Author's photo placement Yes Yes Yes Yes
Author can supply cover photo Yes Yes Yes Yes
Available stock photo agencies 1 1 3 3+
Photo image research by designer (up to) 0 0 7 20
Cover concepts supplied (up to) 1 2 2 4
Photoshop work included (up to - in hours) 0 0 1 3
PDF proof for approval Yes Yes Yes Yes
Final PDF file to Self Publishing, Inc.printer Yes Yes Yes Yes
 

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*NOTE: Our Design Service is offered exclusively to author/publishers who print books with Self Publishing, Inc. No print ready files will be sent to customer until after books are printed. Once books are printed, you can request a copy of the print ready PDF files, created by us for a small fee of $49. Complete application files are also available after books are printed for an additional $149