Custom Publication Centers
Your One Stop Publishing Solution
The Back Office for Publishers, Agencies, Authors and Professionals
BackOffice Publication Centers produce high quality print and electronic editions of your books and manage the entire process of publication, sales and distribution for you at highly reasonable prices.
If you are a self-publishing or professional author you can also use the Custom Worthy or Worthy Shorts publishing center brands.
BackOffice Publication Centers provide the perfect solution for managing narrow marketing targets , preview editions, books in transition, long tail back list, gift and legacy editions.
What Are Custom Publication Centers?
Custom Publication Centers provide a fully featured web-based production, sales and distribution system for print and digital editions of books, including models for: publishers, professional and membership groups; literary agents, consultants; and individual professionals and authors.
Our services are hosted independently of your own business, professional or personal websites. They can be seamlessly linked to your own site, preserving your brand, look and feel. If you are a self publishing author using the CustomWorthy or Worthy Shorts brands, a personal web site is not required.
Our centers are “author-centric” and organized around individual authors or lists. They provide tools for pre-publication, production, list management, publication, sales fulfillment, distribution as well as social networking and promotion.
What BackOffice Custom Publication Services Can Do For You...
Custom Publication Centers provide a seamless work flow and e-commerce experience for
Our business model is transaction-based. After a small one time registration fee, you pay for new titles as you go, and all pre-publication services are quoted in advance. You own all intellectual property rights, buy reprints at rock bottom prices and receive a major share of sales revenue. You may cancel arrangements for a single title or your entire line for any reason with 90 days notice.
One time setup fees for a custom publication center includes design, installation and hosting.
Publication Centers For Publishers, Agencies & Consultants...
These centers are custom branded to your banners, logos and look and feel. Print and digital editions can bear your own isbn extension or ours.
Publisher BackOffice - a custom branded site linked seamlessly to the Publishers Home Page providing services for contract authors, subsidiary imprints, organization departments and units, and association members.
Agency BackOffice - a custom branded site linked seamlessly to the Agency's home page providing services for agency clients and referrals with whom they are collaborating.
Publication Centers For Authors & Professionals...
These centers enable authors to self-publish under the CustomWorthy or Worthy Shorts brands, enjoying at the same time all of our BackOffice tools and features.
CustomWorthy Editions - designed for professionals who provide their own press-ready designs, using our wide selection of formats and page counts. You must be collaborating with an industry professional for development or marketing, or must have a demonstrated understanding of the publishing process.
Worthy Shorts Expressions - designed for individual authors publishing short works from their own text and image files. Authors using this option draw from our gallery of design treatments and fixed formats in various genres and moods.
Why A Service For Professionals?
Being a Worthy Shorts® publisher, agency or self published author and “professional” is not limited by age or occupation. It is an attitude that approaches whatever is your calling, with the goal of perfecting your work, enlarging your knowledge and understanding, applying standards of excellence and ethical dealing in your practices, enjoying the outcome, and according respect for others who are committed to these values.
You will have a right to expect that the full range of works published by Worthy Shorts®, Custom Worthy Editions and any of our Publication Center publishing partners, will have been prepared by those who share those values with you.
Who Is Worthy Shorts?
Worthy Shorts is a New York corporation founded by experienced publishing professionals. Our mission is to preserve traditions of excellence in content development, design, production and literary curation with the realities and economies of self-publishing and new technologies in the 21st Century.