Publishing Programs

Manuscript Publishing

We’ll help you take your personal brand to the next level with a professionally published book, edited, designed, and distributed by our team of publishing experts. Whether you have a complete or partial manuscript, our Authority Advisors are here to assist you through the publishing process and help you get the most return out of your publishing experience.

From Manuscript to Published Title

The experts at Advantage Books will help you turn your manuscript into a high-quality, published book, complete with a retail-ready cover designed by our award-winning book design team.

Whether you’re using your book to establish your expertise or create a lasting legacy, we design your work to rival those from top traditional publishers—all while you retain full ownership and creative control.

We go beyond traditional publishers by offering a suite of customizable book and media services to enhance your personal brand and maximize your book’s impact. Our tailored approach has helped hundreds of authors achieve Amazon bestseller status, significantly boosting their sales, and visibility, and providing them with a powerful marketing tool. Unlike traditional publishers, we empower you to choose the services that best fit your publishing goals.

What’s Included:

We offer customizable publishing packages so you can gain support where you need it most. All packages come with our team of expert editors, book architects, designers, and distribution specialists who have helped over 2,000 authors achieve their publishing goals.

When you publish with Advantage Books, you work with the same elite team that powers our exclusive Forbes Books imprint, ensuring top-tier quality for your project.

Bonus: Each package comes with six months of complimentary access to The Authority Collective, our online resource and advisory community where you can connect with business peers. You’ll also have a dedicated account manager who will guide you through the book and book launch process.

Manuscript Publishing Packages

We recognize that each author has a unique set of goals and objectives when it comes to writing, publishing, and promoting their book. To help meet the needs of our authors, we’ve created three base publishing packages, all customizable with additional media and promotional services.

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Submit Your Manuscript

Submit your existing manuscript for consideration.Following an initial review, if we both agree to proceed, we offer a comprehensive, professional manuscript evaluation for $895. This 20-page review includes a content and structural analysis of your manuscript and additional expert insights from our publishing team. We’ll evaluate the state of your manuscript, provide insights on tone, formatting, and recommendations for next steps. While you independently leverage this assessment or take it to any editorial team or publisher, the investment of $895 can be credited toward any future publishing agreement with Advantage Media Group and Advantage Books.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We tailor our support to your manuscript’s current state. If you’re still developing your draft, we may suggest working with a skilled writing coach or ghostwriter to help you complete it. For those in the early stages of ideation, we encourage you to review our book creation page to learn about our book architecture process and how we can transform your concept into a polished manuscript.

The editing, book production, and publishing process for a complete manuscript is approximately 6-10 months, depending on whether your book is offset or print on demand (POD). This timeframe may be reduced or extended depending on the state of your manuscript.

We handle the complex process of securing shelf space in major brick-and-mortar bookstores like Barnes & Noble. Our team manages the precise timing required, ensuring your book has the opportunity to appear on physical shelves alongside traditionally published titles.

We also distribute your book to dozens of online retailers, such as Books-A-Million, Amazon, and more.

Absolutely. We will create your book in both eBook and print format. Audiobook format is available for an additional cost.

Learn about our publishing process on our Writing and Publishing page.

Before accepting your manuscript, we first determine your alignment with our brand and if we are the right partner for your specific goals. Before proceeding with the publishing process, we ensure that there is a mutual fit.

As an Advantage Books author, you gain access to our team of award-winning designers. After hearing your vision for your book, our designers will create custom cover designs for you to review and ultimately approve.

We only publish non-fiction, business-related manuscripts. We strive to support business leaders, entrepreneurs, and CEOs as they build their Authority through authorship.

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