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In the world of publishing, there are many paths to get your work out to the public. One such option is hybrid publishing. But what is hybrid publishing?
Read below to find out what it is and the advantages of using a hybrid publisher. 👇
Using a Hybrid Publisher to Help You Publish Your Book.
At BiblioKid Publishing, we use a hybrid model to help authors produce quality children’s books. But what does that include?
What is Hybrid Publishing?
Hybrid publishing is a type of publishing that combines the best of traditional and self-publishing to produce a book. This offers authors more control over their work, while still providing the expertise of a traditional publisher.
When using a Hybrid publishing model, authors pay for some or all of the services that a publisher would traditionally provide, such as editing, design, and marketing. However, unlike traditional publishing, authors retain more control over their work, including rights and pricing. Hybrid publishers also act as a sort of intermediary, providing services and expertise to help authors produce a high-quality book, while still giving the author final say over the finished product.
What’s the advantage of using a Hybrid Publisher?
One of the biggest advantages of hybrid publishing is the control it gives authors. In traditional publishing, authors often give up some control over their work in exchange for the publisher’s expertise and resources. However, with hybrid publishing, authors can retain control over their work, including the content, design, and pricing. This allows authors to create a product that truly reflects their vision and goals.
Hybrid publishing also provides a middle ground between traditional publishing and self-publishing. Traditional publishing can be difficult to break into, with publishers receiving thousands of submissions each year and only selecting a small percentage to publish. Self-publishing, while providing more control over the process, can be challenging for authors who don’t have experience with the production process or marketing. Hybrid publishing provides a solution that offers the benefits of both models while minimizing the drawbacks.
Another advantage of hybrid publishing is the speed at which books can be produced. Traditional publishing can take years to bring a book to market, while self-publishing can be quick but often lacks the professional polish of a traditionally published book. Hybrid publishing can strike a balance, providing the expertise and resources to produce a high-quality book quickly.
Hybrid publishing is also a great option for authors who want to publish a book that doesn’t fit the traditional publishing model. For example, niche books or books with a smaller potential audience may not be attractive to traditional publishers. Hybrid publishing allows authors to produce these types of books while still benefiting from the publisher’s expertise.
How to get started working with a Hybrid Publisher:
At BiblioKid Publishing, we work with authors to help them produce quality books that are worthy of a child’s bookshelf. It’s our goal to not only help you produce one book, we want you to publish MANY books!
That’s why all our authors get access to a self-study course that teaches you how to produce a book like a professional publisher. Together, we walk you through the process of:
- Book creation, including finding and working with illustrators
- Preparing to launch your book
- Making your marketing plans
When you select our hybrid publishing path, we’ll also set your book up with our worldwide online distribution to get it listed with popular retailers, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Target. If you’re ready to make your publishing dreams happen, we invite you to sign-up to become an author.
We look forward to working with you!
Consider Hybrid Publishing for Your Next Book!
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