Marketing & Promotion

Madville Publishing also offers the following services for indie authors and small presses:

Book Query
(Prices start at $150 per query)

  • Author must provide:
    • 3 paragraphs about the book
      • We will provide a template to guide this process

Book Synopsis
(Prices start at $150)

Book Covers
(Prices start at $300 for a full cover)

  • Author will receive a full-color, full cover design for the book
  • Author must provide:
    • Author Headshot
    • Author Bio (approximately 100 words)
    • 100 word book synopsis
    • Blurbs (3-5)
    • A mood board (optional, but preferred)

Social Media Packages:
($350-$800 for everything, however, a la carte prices are listed below)

  • Social Media Training
    ($75)

    • Madville Publishing’s resident Millenials are here to help. We will help you set up interesting and informative social media profiles and provide you with instruction manuals, suggested posts, and training on how to upload, download, and embed to your social media.
  • Header Image
    ($100 per Image)

    • The book’s cover art reformatted to fit in the Author’s choice of Social Media
    • Author must provide:
      • Cover art, preferably with image layers intact (i.e. still in the Photoshop or Illustrator file formats)
  • 3D Book Renders
    ($100 per Image)

    • Author will receive an Image including a review (or reviews) of the book and custom background, fitting the setting of the book
    • Author must provide:
      • Cover art, preferably with image layers intact (i.e. still in the Photoshop or Illustrator file formats)
  • Motion Cover
    ($150 per Cover)

    • Author will receive an animated version of their book cover to post on Social Media
    • Delivered in H.264/MPEG 4 and .gif files
    • Motion Covers will include
      • Approx. 5-second video in 1:1 ratio, perfect for Instagram and Facebook
      • Eye-catching motion graphics, including Title, Author name, and any other text the author wants (I.e. reviews, tagline, etc. However, we recommend keeping it as simple as possible to avoid making it too “busy”. For more in-depth videos, see: Book Trailers)
    • Author must provide:
      • Cover art, preferably with image layers intact (I.e. still in the Photoshop or Illustrator file formats)
  • Character Book Trailer
    ($350-$500 per trailer)

    • Author will receive a professional, eye-catching 30-second trailer formatted in both 16:9 and 1:1 for optimal viewing on multiple social media sites.
    • Trailers will include:
      • Genre-related music
      • Eye-catching motion graphics, including text, to also convey information to viewers watching without sound
      • Voice over from the point of view of a single character (generally the narrator or protagonist, however it is the author’s choice)
        • Add $65 per additional character voice
      • Delivered in H.264/MPEG 4
    • Author must provide:
      • A plot synopsis
      • Either a script OR a sample of the chosen character’s dialogue
      • A mood board (optional, but preferred)
      • Any specific images or music to be included
      • Book cover or other commissioned artwork, if completed
      • Preferred color pallet (i.e. “Blues and oranges” or “Golds and greens” etc.)
  • Author Interview Trailers
    ($350-$500 per 2 trailers + travel)

    • Author will receive 2 professional trailers, opening with the book cover, approx. 30 seconds to 1 minute of an interview with the author about the book, and closing with the book cover + reviews
    • Author must provide:
      • Themselves. Madville Publishing is located in East Texas and travel is not provided. However, we are willing to work with the author to find a way to film that works best for them.
      • Cover art, preferably with image layers intact (I.e. still in the Photoshop or Illustrator file formats)

Logo Creation
($150 per logo)

Post Cards/Business Cards
($40 per 100)

  • Logo creation is NOT included
  • Layout design
  • Printed and shipped
  • Either shipped to the author OR shipped to potential readers via the Mass Mailings service (see below)
  • Author must provide:
    • Cover art (if for a book and if created)
    • Commissioned art (if any)
    • Headshot

Mass Mailings
($100 per 100 Post Cards)

Author Websites
(Starting at $750)

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