Self-Publish a Book: Share Your Vision

Everything you need to make, print, and self-publish your book

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Sample Case Studies

Self-Published Cookbook Case Study Self-Published Cookbook Case Study

Cookbook

Seasonal Recipes Cookbook
Tool: BookWright, Blog-to-Book
Hardcover 8x10 ImageWrap Trade Book, 120 pages
Printed digitally on-demand
Sold on Amazon (through Ingram)
Base Price: $37.39
Retail Price: $45.00
Profit: $7.61
Self-Published Children's Book Case Study Self-Published Children's Book Case Study

Children's Book

Educational Children’s Book
Tool: BookWright
Softcover 7x7 Photo Book, 34 pages
Volume Printed digitally, 300 copies
Sold in person
Base price, $17.79 (- 25% Volume Discount = $13.34 per book)
Retail Price: $24.99
Profit per copy: $11.65
Self-Published Photo Book Case Study Self-Published Photo Book Case Study

Photo Book

High-end Monograph
Tool: Plugin for Adobe InDesign
Hardcover 12x12 ImageWrap Photo Book, 168 pages
Printed offset, 1000 copies, shipped to Blurb storage
Sold on photographer’s website
Base price: $19.00 (includes shipping and storage)
Retail Price: $75.00
Profit per copy: $56.00

Blurb's Partners

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  • Blurb Partner: Ingram
  • Blurb Partner: Adobe
  • Blurb Partner: Shaw Academy
  • Blurb Partner: Creative Live

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