STEP THREE: Let’s Learn Your Publishing Options

Self Publishing


  • You own the copyright
  • Can sell books with whatever avenue you see fit
  • You can still obtain a New York Publishing stamp
  • You are the final decision maker in all areas of writing, publishing, and selling your book
  • You keep 100% of your profits
  • You create your own marketing strategy
  • Print on demand


  • You pay all monies for printing and publishing your book

Internet Publishing


  • Cost of publishing and producing your book is lower
  • Quicker turnaround
  • Good for printing a lower book quantity


  • Not as great of quality
  • You share the copyright with the publisher
  • Very few sell over 500 copies
  • Share about half of your profits
  • Printing cost doubles and sometimes nearly triples
  • Control over printing now belongs to the publisher

New York Publishing


  • New York brand stamped on your book
  • Highest quality of book appearance
  • Prestige
  • Earn about 5% of sales
  • Publisher pays printing and publishing cost
  • First time authors receive about a $10,000 advance


  • Lose about 95% of your profit
  • Chances of getting published through this avenue is very slim (1/1,000)
  • Quickened success
  • Lose control of when and where you can sell your book
  • Lose all rights to your book
  • Required to pay back $10,000 advance

If you hear anyone say Otter Publishing, that was our old publishing name before we merged our companies to become Transform Publishing

Tim Sparks

Allyson Blythe

Anthony Harris

Yoram Baltinester

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