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Pricing - Examples

Example 1: A book of 8 short stories, amounting to a total of 15,000 words, each story having single half page illustration:

Copy Edit£58.75
Cover design£50.00
Layout (52 pages)£16.80
ISBN inclusion£10.00
Print of 250 copies£375.00
Total£510.55

Approximate cost per copy : £2.042

Suggested retail price : £4.99 – profit £2.95 (SRP = 2.44 times total cost).

Discount price for direct sale : £4.00 – profit £1.96

Bookshop commission : £1.75 – profit £1.20

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Example 2: A children’s novel of 45,000 words with 10 full-page illustrations:

Copy Edit£137.50
Cover design£50.00
Layout (144 pages)£26.40
ISBN inclusion£10.00
Print of 500 copies£736.00
Total£959.90

Approximate cost per copy : £1.917

Suggested retail price : £6.99 – profit £5.07 (SRP = 3.64 times total cost)

Discount price for direct sale : £5.50 – profit £3.58

Bookshop commission : £2.45 – profit £2.62

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Example3: An adult novel of 95,000 words, without illustrations:

Copy Edit£245.00
Cover design£50.00
Layout (144 pages)£34.00
ISBN inclusion£10.00
Print of 500 copies£1630.00
Total£1969.00

Approximate cost per copy : £1.969

Suggested retail price : £7.99 – profit £6.02 (SRP = 4.06 times total cost)

Discount price for direct sale : £6.00 – profit £4.03

Bookshop commission : £2.80 – profit £3.22

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These examples are for illustration only. No guarantee can be given that all copies of you work will be sold, as this is undertaken entirely by the author… no explicit marketing will be undertaken by Berea House, and all contacts and sales though the Berea House web-site will be referred directly to the author.

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