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Premium Services – Make more of your books!

Premium Services

Whether you want an EPUB/MOBI conversion, individual covers, a professional layout, a complete marketing package or proof reading: with our Premium Services you can improve the visual effect and the quality of your books – and therefore your prospects of selling them.

Of course, all services are available for new texts as well as those already published with GRIN.

Interested? Please contact us at or +49 89 550559-0. We will be happy to assist you.

?GRIN Premium Services are a great thing: at fair prices, I was able to refine some of my books and eBooks with a nice colored cover.
E. Probst

Eye-catching book covers

Professional Cover
149 Euro

The book cover is the first thing your readers are going to see – which is why it is important to have an eye-catching design!

Our graphic designers will create a professional book cover to match your work. This will not only look amazing, but it will also increase the prospects of selling your book.

Take a look at our previous cover art at Pinterest.

Professionelle Cover

Individual Cover
199 Euro

With this option we will create the cover in cooperation with you and meet your personal wishes concerning the design. You can even provide own pictures or artworks. If you are not satisfied with our first draft, we will offer you an alternative version.

Within about 7 to 10 days your cover will be ready for your review and – if to your liking – merged with your book and eBook.

Individuelle Cover

eBook formats for e-readers

EPUB/MOBI Conversion
starting from 49 Euro

eBooks are convenient, cheap and available all over the world. To have your book published as quickly as possible on Kindle, Kobo and iBooks we offer you the conversion into the eBook formats of the future.

In contrast to static PDF documents, these formats are reflowable und customizable by eReaders and, thus, bring much more comfort for readers.

Within about two weeks we will convert your paper to the new formats. For this, we require a Microsoft Word, Open Office/Libre or RTF file.

EPUB/MOBI Conversion

Marketing packages for even more sales

We will assist you in taking the first steps to successfully advertise and sell your books. With our help you can increase your texts’ visibility and draw more attention to your work.

Marketing Option 1: Press Release
129 Euro

We will prepare a professional press release and send it to up to 250 press portals, blogs and social media services, thus drawing the attention of thousands of print and online editorial departments as well as freelance journalists and readers to your title.

For an additional price of 89 Euro we will forward the press release to up to 6000 additional news agencies and journalists.

Marketing Option 1

Marketing Option 2: Professional Blurb
119 Euro

Our experienced editorial team will compose a blurb for you that will meet all professional requirements. The text will of course reflect the content of your book in a favorable manner. Furthermore, it will be search engine optimized so that your publication will be more easily found by search engines such as Google or Bing, but also on Amazon (SEO marketing).

This professional advertising text will be printed on the back cover of your paperback and will also appear as the product description in all online shops.

Marketing Option 3: Social Media Posts
119 Euro

As soon as your text is published, we will present it on Facebook and LinkedIn to thousands of followers. The post includes a short text, your cover, and direct shop links.

Additionally, we advertise your post on Facebook, giving your book the opportunity to reach its specific target group.

Marketing Option 4: Direct Marketing
59 Euro

With this direct marketing package we give you crucial tools to prompt reviews on your books, for example in magazines.

We will provide you with a PDF extract and reader’s copy, a cover file and a fact sheet with all important information on it. Furthermore, you will get a PDF guide with more valuable marketing tips. This will help you to learn how to actively advertise and sell your books on your own.

Marketing Option 4

Marketing Package 1 (Options 1 and 2)
229 Euro

With the Marketing Package 1 you will get the Press Release and the Blurb together at a special price. You save 29 Euro.

Marketing Package 2 (Options 3 and 4)
159 Euro

With the Marketing Package 2 you will get the Social Media Posts and the Direct Marketing together at a special price. You save 19 Euro.

Marketing Overview

Layout services for a perfect book interior

Professional Layout
starting from 3 Euro / page

We have prepared 6 optimized layout versions which are distinguished by their combination of headings, fonts etc. Choose one of them and we will finish the rest.

The conversion of your paper will take 5-7 days, depending on the length and complexity of your text.

Individual Layout
starting from 6 Euro / page

Here we work together with a typesetting agency which will typeset your text professionally. The costs will be determined by the complexity of your contents.

Contact us – we are happy to make you an individual offer.


Proofreading for the finishing touches

starting from 3.90 Euro / page

We work together with professional proofreaders who have years of experience and who will thoroughly check your text for mistakes. The costs will be determined by your writing style as well as the complexity of your book.

Contact us – we are happy to make you an individual offer.

Professional German translation

German Translation
starting from 0.07 Euro / word

We work together with skilled translators who will translate your academic text into German. Thus, it will be possible to find even more readers for your text through our various German as well as international sales channels and book stores like and The costs will be determined by your writing style and the complexity of your text.

Send us your text – we are happy to make you an individual offer.