“Wonderful! I like what you have done, and fast! It is a much better website. Finally someone has done what all the experts (from Writing Conferences like SanFrancisco and DFW) have been preaching.” ~J. Fred Beckman, Emerging Author of Amour et Vengeance
“This was my first time to format and upload an e-book to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online sites. I didn’t have a clue how to do so. Christine gave me the confidence and instruction I needed to move forward.” ~ Anne Fifield, Emerging Author of Owner Turn-In
Marketing and Social Network Consulting
If your website is in need of a facelift or you need to understand how to cross market between social networks, I can help. Many authors are confused on how best to use Twitter, Facebook, and their blog/website to build their brand and market their book. It is essential one has these three working together, and preferably as automated as possible. After all, you need time to write!
Find out how a Blog Tour can increase your readership or what SEO and ROI means for you and your book. Maximize your earning through affiliate sites via Amazon and Smashwords and others. Get them to work for you while you’re working on your next novel.
Work with an author who has been in the publishing and marketing trenches for years. Even wrote a book on it.
Hourly Rate: $120
Bids for specific projects and monthly retainers also available. Email for initial consultation.
eBook Conversion & Consultation
The time for the eBook is now. Get your book in front of more readers without the added expense of print runs. eBooks are now outselling hardbacks across the board, and paperbacks are not far behind. For the independent author who doesn’t have national bookstore placement, having eBooks will increase your visibility in the online marketplace. Emerging authors’ eBooks typically sell between 4 and 40x as many copies as their paperback counterparts. Don’t miss out on this expanding market.
Hourly Consultation Rate: $120
eBook Conversion Rates, (optional) includes upload to Smashwords, PubIt!, and Amazon Kindle
- Novels, Novellas, & Short Stories (without pictures)
- Under 17,500 words: $120
- 17,500 – 40,000 words: $175
- 40,000 – 90,000 words: $225
- With pictures: additional $30 for every 5 images
- No footnotes, graphs, lists, boxes, sidebars, etc. (images included) $1.00/page
- Footnotes, graphs, lists, boxes, sidebars, etc., sprinkled throughout $1.50/page
- Formatting on every page $1.75/page
Book Layout in InDesign
As an independent author, both the responsibility of creating a compelling story and wrapping it in a professional package fall on your shoulders. Don’t discourage your potential audience from reading your story because the inside of the book is poorly formatted.
Professional book layout in Adobe’s InDesign. Delivered as print-ready PDF for upload to Lightning Source, CreateSpace, LuLu, or to a traditional printer.
Hourly Rate: $120
Quotes per project are also available.