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Premium Services – Make more of your books!

Premium Services

Whether you want an EPUB/MOBI conversion, individual covers, a professional layout, a complete marketing package or proof reading: with our Premium Services you will improve the visual effect and the quality of your books – and therefore your prospects of selling them.

Of course, all services are available for new texts as well as those already published with GRIN.

Interested? Please contact us at premium@grin.com or +49 89 550559-0. We will be happy to assist you.

GRIN Premium Services are a great thing: at fair prices, I was able to refine some of my books and eBooks with a nice colored cover.
E. Probst

Premium Service packages

Package 1

149
  • Cover
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Package 2

179
  • Cover
  • EPUB/MOBI
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Package 3

249
  • Cover
  • EPUB/MOBI
  • Layout
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Package 4

379
  • Cover
  • EPUB/MOBI
  • Layout
  • Blurb
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Package 5

499
  • Cover
  • EPUB/MOBI
  • Layout
  • Blurb
  • Press release

More Premium Services

Professionalize your book

Basic Cover for 99 Euro
You already have your own photo or motif which you would like to use on your book cover? Just send us your favorite motif and we will create an appealing cover.

Plus Cover for 149 Euro
With the Plus Cover our graphic designer will create 2-3 professional book covers for you to choose. Take a look at our previous cover art at Pinterest.

Premium Cover for 199 Euro
With this option we will create the cover in cooperation with you and meet your personal wishes concerning the design. You can even provide own pictures or artworks.

Cover variants

We publish your text in the e-book formats EPUB and MOBI for Amazon Kindle, Tolino and iBooks. Within about two weeks we will convert your paper into the EPUB and MOBI format. For this we require a Microsoft Word, Open Office/Libre or RTF file.

Basic Layout starting from 1 Euro / page
We justify your text, check paragraphs and create an automated table of contents. Your text will have a homogeneous look and additional functionalities, but we will keep your own design.

Plus Layout starting from 3 Euro / page
We have prepared 6 optimized layout versions which are distinguished by their combination of headings, fonts etc. Choose one of them and we will finish the rest.

Premium Layout starting from 6 Euro / page
Here we work together with a typesetting agency which will typeset your text professionally.

The conversion of your paper will take 5-7 days. We will be happy to send you an individual offer.

We work together with professional proofreaders who have years of experience and who will thoroughly check your text for mistakes.

Proofreading PLUS starting from 6 Euro / page
This service comprises an additional refining of phrasing and diction.

The costs will be determined by your writing style as well as the complexity of your book.

Advertise your book

We will prepare a professional press release and send it to up to 100 press portals, blogs and social media services, thus drawing the attention of thousands of print and online editorial departments as well as freelance journalists and readers to your title.

Our experienced editorial team will compose a blurb for you that will meet all professional requirements. The text will of course reflect the content of your book in a favorable manner. Furthermore, it will be search engine optimized so that your publication will be more easily found by search engines such as Google or Bing, but also on Amazon (SEO marketing).

This professional advertising text will be printed on the back cover of your paperback and will also appear as the product description in all online shops.

As soon as your text is published, we will present it on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to thousands of followers. The post includes a short text, your cover, and direct shop links.

Additionally, we advertise your post on Facebook, giving your book the opportunity to reach its specific target group.

With this direct marketing package we give you crucial tools to prompt reviews on your books, for example in magazines.

We will provide you with a PDF extract and reader’s copy, a cover file and a fact sheet with all important information on it. Furthermore, you will get a PDF guide with more valuable marketing tips. This will help you to learn how to actively advertise and sell your books on your own.

Eye-catching book covers

Basic Cover
99 Euro

The book cover is the first thing your readers are going to see – which is why it is important to have an eye-catching design! A good cover motif attracts the attention of potential readers, visualizes its topic and reaches a wider audience.

You already have your own photo or motif which you would like to use on your book cover? Just send us your favorite motif and we will create an appealing cover.

For the cover design, you can either use your own graphic, your own photo or some other license-free image (license Creative Commons Zero, CC0, or Public Domain).

Plus Cover
149 Euro

With the Plus Cover our graphic designer will create 2-3 professional book covers for you to choose. They will not only look amazing, but will also increase the prospects of selling your book.

Take a look at our previous cover art at Pinterest.

Professionelle Cover

Premium Cover
199 Euro

With this option we will create the cover in cooperation with you and meet your personal wishes concerning the design. You can even provide own pictures or artworks. If you are not satisfied with our first draft, we will offer you an alternative version.

Within about 7 to 10 days your cover will be ready for your review and – if to your liking – merged with your book and eBook.

Individuelle Cover

eBook formats for e-readers

EPUB/MOBI Conversion
starting from 49 Euro

eBooks are convenient, cheap and available all over the world. To have your book published as quickly as possible on Kindle, Kobo and iBooks will appeal to thousands of additional readers throughout the world.

In contrast to static PDF documents, these formats are reflowable und customizable by e-readers and, thus, bring much more comfort for readers.

Within about two weeks we will convert your paper into the EPUB and MOBI format. For this we require a Microsoft Word, Open Office/Libre or RTF file.

EPUB/MOBI Conversion

Marketing packages for even more sales

We will assist you in taking the first steps to successfully advertise and sell your books. With our help you can increase your texts’ visibility and draw more attention to your work.

Option 1

Press Release
129
  • All important information at a glance
  • Up to 100 press portals, news agencies and blogs
  • Press contact and review copy organized by us

Option 2

Professional Blurb
119
  • Professional blurb on your book and in online shops
  • Optimized for readers and promotional purposes
  • Keywords/SEO optimized for better visibility

Option 3

Social Media Posts
119
  • Your book on Facebook, Twitter und LinkedIn
  • Presentation with cover and shop link
  • Over 10.000 fans: profit from our social media penetration
  • Targeted ad on Facebook

Option 4

Direct Marketing
59
  • Full service package for your direct marketing
  • Review copy and reading sample
  • Fact sheet and cover for your e-mail marketing
  • Exclusive marketing guide

Marketing Package 1

219
  • Press Release
  • Professional Blurb

Marketing Package 2

159
  • Social Media Posts
  • Direct Marketing

Marketing Option 1: Press Release
129 Euro

We will prepare a professional press release and send it to up to 100 press portals, blogs and social media services, thus drawing the attention of thousands of print and online editorial departments as well as freelance journalists and readers to your title.

Marketing Option 2: Professional Blurb
119 Euro

Our experienced editorial team will compose a blurb for you that will meet all professional requirements. The text will of course reflect the content of your book in a favorable manner. Furthermore, it will be search engine optimized so that your publication will be more easily found by search engines such as Google or Bing, but also on Amazon (SEO marketing).

This professional advertising text will be printed on the back cover of your paperback and will also appear as the product description in all online shops.

Marketing Option 3: Social Media Posts
119 Euro

As soon as your text is published, we will present it on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to thousands of followers. The post includes a short text, your cover, and direct shop links.

Additionally, we advertise your post on Facebook, giving your book the opportunity to reach its specific target group.

Marketing Option 4: Direct Marketing
59 Euro

With this direct marketing package we give you crucial tools to prompt reviews on your books, for example in magazines.

We will provide you with a PDF extract and reader’s copy, a cover file and a fact sheet with all important information on it. Furthermore, you will get a PDF guide with more valuable marketing tips. This will help you to learn how to actively advertise and sell your books on your own.

Marketing Package 1 (Options 1 and 2)
219 Euro

With the Marketing Package 1 you will get the Press Release and the Blurb together at a special price. You save 29 Euro.

Marketing Package 2 (Options 3 and 4)
159 Euro

With the Marketing Package 2 you will get the Social Media Posts and the Direct Marketing together at a special price. You save 19 Euro.

Layout services for a perfect book interior

Basic Layout
starting from 1 Euro / page

With this option, you can convince potential readers with a uniformly and functionally formatted text!

We justify your text, check paragraphs and create an automated table of contents. Your text will have a homogeneous look and additional functionalities, but we will keep your own design.

Plus Layout
starting from 3 Euro / page

We have prepared 6 optimized layout versions which are distinguished by their combination of headings, fonts etc. Choose one of them and we will finish the rest.

The conversion of your paper will take 5-7 days, depending on the length and complexity of your text.

Premium Layout
starting from 6 Euro / page

Here we work together with a typesetting agency which will typeset your text professionally. The costs will be determined by the complexity of your contents.

Contact us – we are happy to make you an individual offer.

Layout

Proofreading for the finishing touches

Proofreading
starting from 3.90 Euro / page

We work together with professional proofreaders who have years of experience and who will thoroughly check your text for mistakes. The costs will be determined by your writing style as well as the complexity of your book.

Contact us – we are happy to make you an individual offer.

Professional German translation

German Translation
starting from 0.07 Euro / word

We work together with skilled translators who will translate your academic text into German. Thus, it will be possible to find even more readers for your text through our various German as well as international sales channels and book stores like Amazon.de and ebook.de. The costs will be determined by your writing style and the complexity of your text.

Send us your text – we are happy to make you an individual offer.

Translation