Our Prices

Design Vault Press offers a variety of publishing services à la carte or in packages bundled for savings.

à La Carte Prices

À La Carte Services

Bundled Prices

Service Bundles


  • Manuscript Editing:

  • Comprehensive Critique: $.014 per word

    Substantive: $.01 per word

    Line Editing: $.02 per word

    Proofreading: $.014 per word

    Beta Reading: $.0025 per word, per reader

    Learn more about our editing services here.

  • Cover Design:

  • Full print and e-book cover: $350

  • Typesetting/Formatting:

  • Print: $100

    E-book (Kindle, Nook and Smashwords): $100

  • Final Publication:

  • Universal ISBN and registration with Bowker: $125

    Copyright with Library of Congress: $75

    File uploads and vendor setup: $50

  • Audiobook Production:

  • $200 per finished hour (an average book of 85,000 words would land somewhere near 10 hours of audio narration).

  • Book Trailer Production:

  • $800 per finished minute (the average book trailer runs a minute and thirty seconds).

  • Website Design:

  • Basic website starting at $500 (includes a homepage plus up to 5 sub pages). Because of the incredible advances in browser technology, we can do some amazing things for your website. From e-commerce to social media integration, there's a lot to consider before putting a pricetag on your website. Let's start by discussing your goals and expectations, as well as some of the technology available to meet those expectations. Give us a call to discuss your vision. We'll do our best to find a solution that wows your readers without draining your pocketbook.

  • Promotional Campaigns:

  • Every promotional campaign is different, each with its own set of expenses and return on invenstment. Give us a call to discuss your book; let us develop a promotional strategy that meets your expectations and fits with your budget.

  • Social Media Management:

  • $50 per social platform per month

  • Publishing Contracts:

  • If we agree to publish your manuscript under a traditional contract, there will be no cost to you. On the contrary, you may be offered an advance commensurate with projected sales for your book. If you elect to self-publish through Design Vault Press (or one of its imprints), the cost for publication would depend on your use of the services listed above. Design Vault Press, LLC reserves the right to decline publication for any work that may conflict with the company's social or ethical responsibilities in the industry.

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