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Precision in Print: Elevate Your Book with Expert Formatting

Book formatting refers to the process of preparing a manuscript for publication, ensuring that it meets the technical requirements and standards of the chosen publishing platform or format. This involves organizing the content in a visually appealing and reader-friendly manner, including aspects such as layout, font selection, spacing, margins, and pagination.

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What Book Formatting Entails

Layout design:

Determining the arrangement of text, images, and other elements on the page to create an aesthetically pleasing and functional design.

Font selection

Choosing appropriate fonts for the text body, headings, and other elements to enhance readability and convey the desired tone or style.

Spacing and margins:

Setting consistent spacing between lines and paragraphs, as well as defining margins to optimize readability and visual balance.

Pagination

Numbering the pages and ensuring that the content flows logically from one page to the next, including the placement of headers, footers, and page breaks.

Formatting images and illustrations:

Adjusting the size, placement, and resolution of images, as well as ensuring that they are properly integrated into the text.

Consistency checks

Verifying that formatting elements such as headings, fonts, and styles are used consistently throughout the manuscript.

Our Process

MANUSCRIPT REVIEW

We’ll review your manuscript thoroughly for structure, content, and formatting needs. This guides us in organizing the text and adding visual elements.

BRAINSTORMING

Using our research and your preferences, we’ll draft a design proposal covering layout, fonts, spacing, and other details to improve readability and appeal.

IDEAS SUBMISSION

We'll present several drafts for you to select from and then finalize the style for your book formatting.

CLIENT REVIEW

After your approval, we’ll format your manuscript per the agreed specifications, adjusting layout, fonts, and spacing for a polished look.

FINALISING DRAFT

You will receive a formatted version for review and can request revisions to ensure it meets your standards.

FINALISING FILES

Upon final approval, we’ll prepare your manuscript for publication and deliver the formatted files for printing or digital use.

Book Formatting Packages

Fiction Books, Short Stories, Poetry Collections

£ 295
  • 1 Design Options
  • Standard Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Content
  • Print Ready Publishing file
  • Unlimited Revisions
  • 10 Days Delivery
  • eBook Formatting
  • Up to 200 Pages
  • Source File
  • Publishing Support
  • Promotional Design
  • Content Revisions
  • Proofreading
  • Footnotes/Endnotes

Non-Fiction Books, Memoirs, Novellas

£ 495
  • Bespoke Design
  • Enhanced Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Content
  • Print Ready file
  • Unlimited Revisions
  • 10 Days Delivery
  • eBook Formatting
  • Up to 300 Pages
  • Source file
  • Publishing Support
  • Promotional Design
  • Content Revisions
  • Basic Proofreading
  • Footnotes/Endnotes

Academic Books, Textbooks, Comprehensive Non-Fiction Works

£ 795
  • Custom Bespoke Design
  • Premium Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Content
  • Print Ready file
  • Unlimited Revisions
  • 20 Days Delivery
  • eBook Formatting
  • Up to 500 Pages
  • Source File
  • Publishing Support
  • Advanced Promotional Design
  • Up to 100 Content Revisions
  • Comprehensive Proofreading
  • Footnotes/End Notes

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What You Will Get

PDF FILE

We will deliver print-ready or PDF interactive, which can be used. for Amazon KDP, Ingramspark or other online/offline services.

EBOOK FORMATTING

We will deliver high-quality e-book files with complete interactivity, a clickable table of contents and an excellent looking layout.

SOURCE FILES

We will deliver all source files ofyour project, which will help you to tweak your content yourself even after te completion of the project.

PUBLISHING ASSISTANCE

We offer complete book publishing on the package you have purchased.

VIP CUSTOMER SUPPORT

We are always available to answer any of your queries. You always get premium customer support to ensure you are 100% happy with the process.

UNLIMITED REVISIONS

Ourformatting packages come with unlimited formattingrevisions to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

FAQ’S for BOOK FORMATTING

Book formatting involves preparing a manuscript for publication by ensuring it meets the technical requirements and standards of the chosen publishing platform or format. This includes layout design, font selection, spacing, margins, and pagination.

Our approach involves thorough market analysis, delving into the specific genre to understand current preferences. This research informs our final design choice, ensuring it not only aesthetically pleases but also contributes to sales performance.

The duration for completing book formatting varies based on factors such as the length of the manuscript and the complexity of formatting requirements. Our standard completion time is 5-7 days and 24 hours for each revision.

Certainly, we’ll supply you with the finalized, publish-ready files for print and ebook that are suitable for use in publishing or printing your book on KDP Amazon or through your local printer.

Yes, you can make edits to the book post-formatting. However, any content changes requested after the initial formatting may incur a fee of $1 per change, with a minimum charge of $10. Alternatively, you can opt to receive the Adobe InDesign file and make changes yourself.

Absolutely, we offer formatting services for both print and ebook versions of your book. Our formatting ensures compatibility with various reading devices and printing processes.

We utilize Adobe InDesign for book design, as opposed to MS Word, because of its extensive features tailored for professional book formatting. Adobe InDesign allows us to apply modern styles and design elements that enhance the overall presentation of your book. While we cannot provide you with a .doc file, rest assured, we will supply you with complete, publishing-ready print and ebook files. 

While we don’t anticipate content updates during formatting, we understand that changes may arise. In such cases, we can accommodate content changes for a fee of USD 1 per change, with a minimum charge of USD 10. Alternatively, you can choose to make changes yourself using the Adobe InDesign file. Please note that if the files have been approved, any requested changes will incur double the fee to update both print and ebook versions.

If your book includes images or illustrations, you will need to provide them to the us in the appropriate file format and resolution. We can then incorporate them into the layout as per your instructions.

We will provide you with the following formats:

– PDF PRINT: This is your print file.

– EPUB eBook: This is your ebook file.

– INDD: This file is your Adobe InDesign packaged source file. Adobe InDesign software is required for opening and editing this file.

Our team ensures that copyright and ISBN information is appropriately included in your book during the formatting process. We can either incorporate the details provided by you or assist in obtaining them if needed.

Absolutely! We’re here to tailor the formatting to your preferences. Whether it’s unique chapter headings, decorative elements, or any other special requests, just let us know, and we’ll work to bring your vision to life in your book design.

Yes, we adhere to industry standards and guidelines to ensure that your book is not only visually appealing but also accessible and easy to read for all audiences. Our formatting practices prioritize readability and accessibility to enhance the overall reader experience.

While our primary focus is on formatting, we understand the importance of polished content. We can recommend reputable proofreading and editing services if needed or work in collaboration with your chosen editor to ensure a seamless process from manuscript to publication.

Our Other Services

To date, we have proudly collaborated with over 5000 authors, spanning the globe, by providing a comprehensive system that empowers writers to develop their works with confidence and optimize their impact. Embark on your self-publishing journey with us today, and allow our expertise to support and enhance your literary aspirations.

Discuss your project with us

Have questions or ideas about our project? We’d love to hear from you! Whether you’re curious about our process, have suggestions for improvement, or just want to chat about what we’re working on, we’re all ears. Get in touch with us and let’s start the conversation!”

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