Packages & Services

Inspired by a genuine belief in our authors, our goal is to provide the ultimate publishing experience producing a literary work born of a vivid imagination. This author-centered motivation means that we are continually evaluating, adapting and developing our services, fueled by author feedback.

Publishing Packages Author Services

Publishing Packages

As a pioneer in the independent book publishing industry, Trafford continues to work tirelessly at providing better service and producing superior book quality. Inspired by authors’ needs and feedback, we offer a formidable set of four top-notch publishing packages for authors to choose from - each available for either black and white or full-color books.

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Production Services
One-on-One Author Support included included included included
Electronic Galley included included included included
Image Insertions 20 50 75 Unlimited
Cover Design Standard Standard Custom Custom
Interior Page Design Standard Standard Custom Custom
Concierge Support included
Custom Color Illustrations (for full-color books only) add-on add-on add-on add-on
E-Book Format and Distribution included included included included
Paperback Format included included included included
Hardback Format add-on included included included
Editorial Services
Editorial Assessment add-on add-on included included
Cover Copy Polish add-on add-on included included
Post-Production and Distribution Services
Worldwide Book Distribution included included included included
New Releases section in the Trafford online bookstore included included included included
Google and Amazon Book Search included included included included
Barnes and Noble "See Inside" included included included included
Featured Book Placement in the Trafford online bookstore included included included
Enhanced Metadata Listing included included
Registration Services
ISBN Assignment included included included included
Library of Congress Control Number included included included included
Book Copies
Digital Bookstubs 50 250 500 Unlimited
$Credit for your First Author Book Order $250 $500 $1000 $1000
Marketing Services
Credit for Marketing Services $200 $500 $500 $500
Social Media Set-up Support Social Media Guide Social Media Kit Social Media Kit Social Media Kit
Author Website Setup with One Year Hosting 3 pages 6 pages 6 pages 10 pages
Domain Name and Hosting Renewal add-on add-on 1 year 2 years
Printable Bookmarks Design File included included included included
Book Sales Savvy Marketing Guide included included included included
Booksellers Return Program add-on 12 months 24 months 36 months
Press Release Essential add-on 100 media outlets 500 media outlets 500 media outlets
Book Feature in BookMad online magazine New Releases Listing Half Page Full Page
Printable Marketing Materials Design File 3 Events 10 Events Unlimited
Printable Digital Bookstore Sell Sheet included included
Optional Social Media Announcement included included
Video & Podcast Interview on The Book Connection Show included included
Standard Book Video included
2-Week Online Book Launch Campaign included
Pitch Campaign to 25 Independent Bookstores in the US included

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We offer a holistic and customizable publishing experience – from production, distribution, editing, marketing services, to bookselling. With these services, you can be sure to get the best opportunities possible no matter what your publishing goals are.

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Trafford Gold Seal of Literary Excellence

Gold Seal

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.

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Prepare for Publication

Call a publishing consultant today at 844.688.6899 or e-mail 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 844.688.6899 to get a free consultation on the services that would work best for your marketing campaign. You may also send an e-mail to