Home  »  The Gold Seal


The Trafford Publishing Gold Seal of Literary Excellence

More and more self-published titles get released every year, and with it, the industry’s demand for high-quality published works grows. It’s now quite normal to hear of traditional publishing houses and movie producers scrutinizing scores of published titles for their next big hit.

This is where Trafford’s self-published authors get a leg up against the competition – because Trafford has always been committed to launching the finest possible first edition of your book when it set out to establish the gold standard for publishing.

Setting the Standard for Publishing

The chance to reach the peak of literary excellence is yours, as Trafford offers you the valuable opportunity to gain premium credibility to shore up your book’s marketing campaign with the Gold Seal Premium –a service that allows your book to be critiqued to earn the distinguished Gold Seal of Literary Excellence.

Works with a positive review will receive our Gold Seal of Literary Excellence. The published books’ covers are branded with a Gold Seal stamp, distinguishing it from the work of any other supported self-publishing services provider. Your cover will also feature your reviewer’s critique, as it would appear on the cover of any bestselling novel.

Purchase the Gold Seal Premium and your manuscript will be submitted by Trafford to one of the most respected and professional reviewers in the publishing industry, the US Review of Books.



Trafford’s Gold Seal Authors Receive Custom Benefits and Critical Recognition

  • Your book cover branded with Trafford’s Gold Seal of Literary Excellence will distinguish your work and serve as an immediate reference for traditional publishers, movie producers, and your readers when choosing their next literary experience.
  • A positive review from a respected publishing industry specialist such as the US Review of Books on your book’s cover is a compelling recommendation—an indication of a quality work of art.

Call a publishing consultant today at 1.888.232.4444 or e-mail sales@trafford.com. Your publishing consultant will assist you along the publishing process, make sure you read the terms and conditions, and take your payment. (We accept credit card, check, or money order). After the submission of your materials, you’ll be on your way to having your book published. Are you looking to sign up for additional marketing services? Call your Marketing Consultant today at 1.888.232.4444 to get a free consultation on the services that would work best for your marketing campaign. You may also send an e-mail to sales@trafford.com.