This page features a list of ebook production and distribution
services. Please note that this list is a work in progress.
If you know of other ebook conversion service, ebook distributor, or ebook
publisher who should be added to this list, please email John Kremer.
A listing here does not imply an endorsement. Do your due diligence before signing with any service. Thanks for your support. — John Kremer, author
of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books
Tablet Cash Machines: Ebook Publishing on Steroids
All Books Free - Free ebooks: novels, short stories, poetry, and children's books.
Amazon Kindle eBooks - Allows you to upload ebooks from Word docs to the Amazon Kindle reader sales
program. You can upload Kindle ebooks ready for sales in less than one hour.
Amazon now offers a Kindle program to allow anyone to read a Kindle ebook via the web. Details:
Read the above Amazon page because it also tells you how you can embed a
Kindle ebook sample on your blog or website and earn referral fees from sales.
=> 44% of Kindle owners make more than $80,000 a year (Nielson)
=> 83% of their parents would allow or encourage their children to read books on
an e-reader (New York Times).
=> 27% of Kindle owners have Master’s degrees or doctorates (Nielson).
=> For every 100 hardcover books Amazon is selling, it sells 143 Kindle ebooks
=> Some publishers are now considering including advertising in their ebooks (Wall
Antrik ExPress - A South Asian
Atlantic Bridge - An
e-book publisher with little traffic to their website.
- This science fiction publisher offers many of its titles as ebooks.
Barnes & Nobel PubIt!
- A digital self-publishing platform that allows authors and
self-publishers to publish ebooks for the B&N Nook platform. The neat thing is
that PubIt! will convert your Microsoft Word, text, or HTML files to ePub format
at no cost! PubIt! support: http://pubit.barnesandnoble.com/pubit_app/bn?t=support.
BB eBooks Thailand, Paul
Salvette, Managing Director. Email:
email@example.com. Provides authors and publishers ebook creation solutions,
technical advice, and assistance in distributing their ebooks. Ebook conversion
services for Kindle and epub start as low as $50.
Web Design, Sandra Marie Hall, Editor, Florida. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Book editing, production,
print, ebooks, web publishng, Facebook, Twitter, and more. Offer both print and
Book Baby - For
$99 set up and $19 per year after the first year (per book), they will convert
your ebook and distribute it to Amazon's Kindle, Barnes & Nobel's Nook, Sony's
Reader, and Apple's iBookstore. You keep 100% of the money that comes in after
the four ebookstores take their cut. Guidelines for getting your book file ready
for ePub conversion:
Allows users to create ebooks from manuscripts or blogs. $89.99 for an ISBN
number and your ebook sent to various online stores. $199.99 for an ePub file
that you can sell anywhere you want.
BookLocker.com - Specializes in non-fiction how-to. Offers an eFulfillment service.
Digital - Online sales site for digital books (primarily PDFs). But very
low traffic for the website.
Books Should Be
Free - Free audio book downloads in mp3, iPod, and iTunes formats. Lots
of audio books, especially copyright free books. Also ebooks.
Another Author Solutions ebook company. They claim to pay 100% royalties, but
their extra fees are very high (promotion, covers, etc.).
Calibre - A downloadable software for
managing and converting ebooks. Outputs epub, html, mobi, pdf, and text files to
epub, FB2, OEB, Mobi, PDB, PDF, TCR, and text (among other formats).
Di Angelo Publications,
Sequoia Di Angelo, President, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard #4100, Houston TX 77056;
email@example.com. Their clients pay them to put
together their product and publish it via print-on-demand and ebooks.
Digital Pulp Publishing, Genene Miller Coté, 877-382-2100; Fax: 760-406-4276.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ebooks by authors, self-publishers, and independent presses.
Ebook store plus conversion services for ebooks. Ebook store at http://www.dppstore.com.
Low traffic website.
Chip Musson, 344 Gannett Road, Scituate MA 02066; 781-545-2100. Email:
out-of-print books for authors and converts them to both mobi and epub validated
ebooks. Also works with Microsoft Word files.
We can scan to PDF, RTF, HTML, XML, DOC, CSV, as well as traditional image
formats such as JPEG and TIFF.
eB Format -
Converts from most file formats to mobi, epub, pdf,
CreateSpace, and Smashwords formats.
eBook.com - Features ebooks for sale.
Joshua Tallent, Austin TX; 512-939-3466. Email:
Specializes in formatting and converting books for sale on the Amazon Kindle ebook device. Fiction and nonfiction, easy or
difficult. User comment: Joshua is Great! He formatted my book into Kindle as well as
all the other e-book formats at a very good price. I liked him a lot.
An ebook design and conversion company specializing in photography books and
children's books. Also offers interactive multimedia ebook design.
Bob Mehta, Supremus Group, 855 SE Bell Court #300, Waukee IA 50263; 515-865-4591. Email:
book to various ebook formats.
Bennett, CEO, 365 Boston Post Road #311, Sudbury MA 01776; 855-326-6548. Email:
email@example.com. Allows authors to convert their books into ebooks and
distribute them via digital retailers. Partners include Amazon.com, iBookstore,
Google, Reader Store, B&N, Kobo, Borders, and more. $149 per book from a
.doc file to $249 per book from a .pdf file. Discounts for 10 or more titles.
Ebook Services, Dhiraj Aggarwal, India; 91-98100-50809.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ebook creation, copyediting, proofreading, typesetting, etc.
James Douglas, publisher. Email:
At E-Books Publisher, your manuscript will be proof-read by
us and our graphics department will work closely with you to make sure the front
cover is exactly the way you want it.
Wanda Carruthers, 2363, Lakeside Drive, Birmingham AL 35244; 205-733-2684; Fax:
email@example.com. An ebook publishing company.
- Offers nonfiction and reference books in ebook format (PDF or HTML formats).
Sells ebooks to corporate, academic, school, and government markets.
eCub - A simple free epub creation tool.
Very basic, not a lot of formatting options.
Eddie Coffey, Managing Director, UK; 386-064-166-856. Email:
eDition® Digital is a professional multiplatform publishing service that enables
publishers with the ability to create innovative and engaging publications
across all platforms. Based in Slovenia since 2001, eDition Digital has helped
167 publishers produced over 4,800 issues delivered to 4 million readers
worldwide. It provides publishers with the tools to create, manage and track
engaging products, reading experiences offering rich, interactive experiences,
and products that can be easily branded, customized and personalized.
- Allows you to create an epub version of your book for free. As well as sell
it. Allows you to include YouTube videos into your epub books. Really neat.
eStarPublish - Offers the eStarPublish ebook conversion
service where PDFs, Word docs, and other publishing files are transformed into
formats compatible with Kindle, Kobo, Sony, and iPad. Plus they offer
distribution for the ebooks.
3131 Bascom Avenue #150, Campbell CA 95008; 866-960-9401; Fax: 408-540-7572.
Offers free writing software to publish books and ebooks, with simple
professional book templates. Must pay for POD publishing or ebook publishing
(POD, Pdf, or Kindle) and distribution.
The Fiction Works,
Ray Hoy, Publisher. Offers an ebook formatting service.
Studio, John McAlester, eBook Evangelist. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. For $30, they offer "an easy-to-use ebook conversion tool
with robust formatting and professional design features built right in." Users
can upload a variety of file types and export unlocked and fully usable files
for Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble's Nook, and Apple iBooks.
Four Colour Print
Group, George Dick, President, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY
40206; 502-896-9644; Fax: 502-896-9594. Email:
Free Books for All
- A collection of free nonfiction ebooks: business, cookbooks, self-help,
reference, quotations, computer, travel, etc.
Get Free eBooks - Free
ebooks. You can list yours here. Alexa rank: 22,035 in April 2011.
Amy Gilbert; 310-849-5972. Email:
email@example.com. Graphic designer specializing in book covers,
book and ebook interior design, web pages, and advertising flyers.
Ingram Content Group,
Drew Bordas, VP of Business Operations, One Ingram Boulevard, P O Box 3006,
LaVergne TN 37086-1986; 615-213-7392; Fax: 615-213-5811. Email:
Ingram Content offers ebook conversion and distribution services.
Press, Amy Pogue, Development Director; 503-318-1422. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Ebook conversion with a personal touch. We
pride ourselves on our working closely with each author to ensure that their
eBook is exactly how they envisioned it, including the cover.
- A multiplatform software solution for creating ebooks in the following
formats: epub, html, txt.
Kiwi Yarner Conversions,
Jo Frederick, New Zealand. Email:
email@example.com. Converts manuscripts to ebook formats. Based in New
Zealand but accepts projects from every part of the world.
Tales Publishing, Usher Morgan, CEO, 244 5th Avenue #Q222, New York NY
718-247-9414 or 347-394-2629; Fax: 917-463-0892. Email:
Monroe, Editor; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ebooks on
- Motto: Freedom to publish, freedom to market, freedom to sell, freedom to
control. Provides ebook publishing, marketing, and distribution services to many
large publishers. A service of R R Donnelley.
LibriVox - Free
audiobooks of public domain books.
Ebooks retailer for multiple formats and all categories.
ManyBooks.net - Features ebooks
in many genres, all free.
Middleton Book Conversion
- Converts manuscripts into ebooks for various ebook platforms.
Darla Mittler Virtual Services,
Darla Mittler, 2238 Dundas Street W #59075, Toronto, Ontario M6R 3B5 Canada.
They do not conduct business via the phone. Ebook formatting for epub, mobi,
PDF, and other ebook formats.
email@example.com. Offers a
hand-crafted approach to formatting and converting books to all major ebook
M-Y Books, Jonathan Miller, 187 Ware Road, Hertford, Herts SG13 7EQ, United Kingdom — Ebook
publishing, distribution, and marketing service based in the UK.
My Tablet Books, 2410
Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644. Email:
Distribute your eBooks direct to your customers and save money. Personalized
NetLibrary, Boulder CO; 800-413-4557. Currently offers 13,000 titles from more than 150
publishers. Its titles are offered via libraries around the country as well as on its web site.
NetRead - This publishing portal
tries to make it easy for writers to publish their books in all formats:
printed, on-demand, ebooks, and audiobooks.
- Offers free audio books, primarily episodic fiction.
- Develops standards for ebooks.
OverDrive Systems, 440-519-0877. Overdrive is an ebook developer
for PCs, the Internet, CD-ROM, and Softbook. Offers ebook and audiobook
outsourcing to many libraries.
PDFtoEPub - Allows users to convert PDF ebooks to Kindle and ePub
ebooks (for use on the Kindle and iPad). $39.95 download.
Technology - Provides ebook formatting and distribution to the key ebook
outlets (iPad and Kindle). Clients include Dover Publications, NYU Press, World
Public Library, Fry Communications, and Columbia University Press.
Pragamatic Author - Allows you
to track your book sales via Kindle (and regular book sales via Amazon.com),
Nook (and regular book sales via BN.com), CreateSpace, and Smashwords - all in
one location via a graphical interface. This service is free during its beta
period. And they are looking to add other ebook sales sites for tracking as
- Attempting to put all the classics and other copyright-free books on
the web for anyone to read or download.
Prosper Press, Sharon Lampert; 212-772-8601.
Hardcover, softcover, and ebooks. 75% royalties on wholesale price. 24-hour
updates and revisions.
Alexander Gendler, President, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie IL 60076;
847-568-0593; 888-81E-BOOKS. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. $95 to turn your print PDF file into a
professional prepared Kindle and ePub ebook. If you have more than 50 titles to
sell, they will build you an eBookstore for free.
Questia, Linda Cunningham, Vice President of Content. With $45 million in venture
capital, this company intends to make the content of 250,000 educational texts available online. Students will be able to license
parts of a book or the entire content. 60 publishers have already signed on.
Systems, Building No 4, Block A, Office No - 001,
The Manjari Stud Farm Pvt Ltd, Pune – Saswad Road, Phursungi, Pune – 412 308,
India; 91-20-4060-4800. Email:
email@example.com. Converts Microsoft Word, PDF, HTML, text, and
other formatted books into ebooks for the ePub standard, Kindle, and other ebook
RealRead, Email: sales@RealRead.com. This site
brings the bookstore experience online. Web shoppers can review tables of content, page through indexes and view text and graphics
just as they appear in the original.
Steve Delmont, Director, Hudson WI; 888-465-8272; Cell: 651-206-7888; Fax:
651-344-0609. Helps authors to be published in Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle
The Round Thing, Morgan
Burns, The Seashell Press. They are looking to publish the latest in alternative
and controversial science. They convert, produce and publish ebooks including
conference proceedings for free in exchange for an annual royalty. The author
keeps their copyright, and they publish with a nonexclusive license.
Sam Enrico Williams. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer output solutions for ebooks, digital magazines and newspapers which
can also be used with the kindle publishing suite offered by Amazon.
Sandman Studios, Mark
Sproul, VP of Marketing, 610 South 850 East, Lehi UT 84043; 801-450-3533; Fax:
email@example.com. Designs ebooks, digital apps, book covers, visual
effects, websites, book trailers (including book promotional videos for Neil
Gaimon and Lemony Snicket), video games, etc.
Eldon Sarte Design, Eldon Sarte. Specializes in ebook cover designs.
$124 for an ebook cover design.
Sigil - A WYSIWYG ebook editor with
metadata and table of contents support. Imports text, html, and epub files;
exports to epub or SGF (the Sigil native format). A Google service.
Publishing, John McClure, President, 3209 Stonehurst Circle, Kissimmee
FL 34741; 407-343-4853; 888-907-4423. Email:
They take an book, no matter how complex the formatting (tables, photos, graphs,
etc.) and format it so it looks great on Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony, and other
ereaders. They also help clients get ebook distribution.
Mark Coker, Founder, 15951 Los Gatos Boulevard #16, Los Gatos CA 95032. A digital
self-publishing platform for independent ebook authors. Authors retain full
control over how their works are published, sampled, priced and sold. If an
author wants to charge one dollar or ten thousand dollars, or give it away for
free, they have that freedom.
- Kristofer J Stamp, Owner, 3851 Cottonwood Drive, Danville CA 94506;
firstname.lastname@example.org. "High quality ebook publishing since 1997. All
authors and all genres welcome."
Tablet Cash Machines: Ebook Publishing on Steroids
Thought Audio - Free audios
of classic fiction and nonfiction.
Twenty or Less
Press, Chris Jensen, Director. Email:
A full service ebook publisher of short fiction under 20,000 words in all
genres. They pay royalties and never charge fees to authors. For accepted
submissions they provide editing, illustration, formatting and distribution to
all major electronic outlets.
K D Sullivan, 415-621-0465; 800-318-6037. Email:
Providing solutions for ebook publishing and distribution.
Viovio.com, Christian Fowler.
Email: email@example.com. Offers on-demand
B&W and color photo books in a range of hardcover
and paperback sizes as well as photo-sharing and PDF publishing tools.
Zinepal - Allows users to convert a blog or website to a PDF,
ePub, or Kindle ebook. Try it out. See if it works for you.
See also page-flipping ebook services and sites.
For offset book printers, click here.
For print-on-demand book printers and publishers, click here.
For printers of full-color flyers, postcards, etc., click here.
For catalog and magazine printers, click here.
For imprinted apparel and other items, click here.