About Trafford Publishing
1995 marked a publishing industry revolution. Trafford defied popular belief by introducing “on-demand book publishing services.” This pioneering innovation marked the dawn of the Independent Book Publishing Industry. Fast forward fifteen years, and 2009’s Indie Published books significantly outnumbered works released by traditional publishing houses, accounting for more than 70% of the year’s 1 million plus titles. Trafford, Indie Publishing’s founding father, is proud to have been the spark that ignited a revolution giving voice to hundreds of thousands of authors. These very same authors would have been resigned to silence in the not too distant past.
Trafford’s inspiration stems from a genuine belief in our authors. More than 10,000 writers from over 120 countries have realized their dream of publication with Trafford as their Indie Publishing Partner. Our goal is to provide the ultimate publishing experience producing the definitive book born of a vivid imagination. This authometric motivation means that we are continually evaluating, adapting and developing our services, fuelled by author feedback.
New Trafford, a Bright New Dawn for Indie Publishing
Self-published authors have long suffered the stigma of condescension from the world of traditional publishing. Although this stereotype has been weathered in recent years, with people starting to sit up and take notice of the quality of work produced by many self-published authors, these preconceptions sadly still abound within our industry.
New Trafford breaks free from the shackles of self-publishing. We publish unique books, providing readers with a complete literary experience. From the look and feel of your book’s cover and interior to the quality of the prose cradled within, Trafford sets new standards unencumbered by restrictions of template driven printing.
The only boundaries experienced by New Trafford Authors are the restrictions of their own imaginations and creativity. Visualize your story magically woven into mesmerizing prose on textured pages bound by an ingenious cover to convey the visual and literary experience you have in your mind’s eye to share with your readers. Witnessing such a book is to witness a New Trafford publication.
Not only will New Trafford publish the book of your dreams, our state of the art print on demand technology allows us to do it cheaper than any of our competitors. Your benefit is a unique book at a lower retail price with a validated Gold Seal of Literary Excellence that bestows a distinct competitive edge over the other titles sitting on the bookshelf.