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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

CreateSpace Offers Pro-Plan Benefits for FREE

Hello all. Thanks for stopping in at Self-Publishing Central.
I just have a brief notice for you today from CreateSpace, one of today's most popular POD providers.

In the past, in order to receive reduced pricing on print costs of your book, and to have access to multiple distribution channels, such as Ingram and Roberts & Stevens, CreateSpace authors need to pay an addition $36 to $39 per title to join the Pro Plan. 

CORRECTION: Now reduced book pricing is available FREE to all CreateSpace authors. A charge of $25 per title will be assessed to access expanded distribution channels.

This is GREAT news!

Here's the announcement I received a few minutes ago via email.


As a member with Pro Plan, we're emailing to let you know that Pro Plan is being discontinued  as of January 18, 2012. We're now offering industry-leading royalties, low costs on copies of your books and improved distribution options to all our members, free of charge.
Here's how you are impacted:
·         The availability of your title(s) through our free Standard Distribution channels, including and CreateSpace eStore, will remain unchanged.
·        If you purchased Pro Plan for any of your titles, the availability of those titles through Expanded Distribution channels will remain unchanged.  You have the option to change enrollment in Expanded Distribution channels at no charge. To make your selections, go to your Project Homepage, click Channels, select your Expanded Distribution channels, and hit Save.
·         You'll continue to receive the benefit of improved royalty payouts due to lower unit costs on orders for all your titles.
We value your membership and we're here to help if you have any questions.

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.