Membership Plan Options as of 10/12/15

There are three membership plans available through Maine Authors Publishing: MAP Cooperative Plan, Indie Author Plan Basic and Indie Author Plan Print.

MEMBERSHIP PLAN: MAP Cooperative
Plan
Indie Author Plan
Basic
Indie Author Plan
Print
Membership Fee / Year $675/1st yr
$195/2nd+ year
on backlist
$275/1st yr
$125/ 2nd+ year
Books printed
outside of IAW
$195/1st yr
$125/ 2nd+ year
Books printed
through IAW
One hour marketing consultation session (phone or in person) YES YES YES
ISBN Service/Bar Code ($150 value) YES N/A YES
Fully insured warehousing of up to 100 books. YES YES YES
How to Market Your Book Marketing Class taught by MAP staff (3 hours) Required Optional Optional
Opportunity to participate in one or more Author Marketing Conferences. YES
(Addl fee for
conference)
YES
(Addl fee for
conference)
YES
(Addl fee for
conference)
Publicity Package BASIC—200 bookmarks, 15 posters, press release, social media blast (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) YES  Optional Cost
$395
 Optional Cost
$395
 Sales/distribution from MAP or IAW website, 75% royalty per book) (PayPal coding provided for your website.)  (MaineAuthorsPublishing.com website)  (IndieAuthorWarehouse.com website)  (IndieAuthorWarehouse.com website)
Inclusion in catalog distributed to bookstores (2X – Spring and Fall) and on MAP website. (Large catalog entry first season, medium entry second season, backlist entry 2nd year and beyond.) A trained sales rep will show your book to Maine bookstores  Backlist entry 2nd+ yr N/A N/A
 Inclusion on a free standing list of titles/authors/ISBN/price only inserted in
our bi-annual catalog mailing to bookstores. 2X – Spring and Fall.
 N/A YES YES
Bookstore/wholesale fulfillment. 60% royalty per book. (Publisher receives
0%, Bookstores receive 40% and require a 6-month return period.)
YES YES
Addl $1 per book fee
YES
Addl $1 per book fee
Periodic private email invites to co-op trade shows, events/fairs/signings &
upcoming award deadlines with opportunity to participate in group events.
YES N/A N/A
Manuscript evaluation and report ($145 reading fee.) (Book must be professionally
edited by MAP)
Required
$145
Possible for legal consideration Possible for legal consideration
Amazon—uploading book to Amazon and adding “look inside this book”
including fulfillment by MAP/IAW. 60% royalty per book.
$100 setup
$45/year
Included in Coop Fee Included in Coop Fee