Children’s book publishing company for sale, a turn-key business operation. This business offers an opportunity for aspiring children’s book authors to get published and distributed across many sales channels including big box retailers (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other local & Independent bookstores). The company offers a white glove book launching service for authors that need post-editing services, illustration and cover design, print-binding publishing, as well as marketing and distribution.
- Type: Established
- Niche: Publishing
- Monetization: Services, Marketing
- Price: $250,000
Children’s Book Publishing Company Earning $170K/Yr
The American Booksellers Association predicts that the “Market trends outlook for children’s books remains strong into 2022”, especially for those authors that position themselves in the online market.
BiblioKid Publishing has published more than 28 authors, hosts an e-commerce storefront with 26 books currently on sale, has 3 Digital Freebies for book-purchasing customers, and a news and events section where new posts are shared frequently.
This company comes with all of the documents (SOPs) pertaining to the operation of the business, including: the systems, processes, and production timeline. This includes videos and detailed step-by-step training on how to process authors through the publishing pipeline.
Seller is offering a 30-day hand-off period after the sale to help with the transition for the current contracts and additional support, if needed.
This business model is service-oriented and would require project management to oversee its operations.
This website has received 263 retail inquiries and 1,075 submissions by aspiring children’s book authors.
Most traffic and leads are generated through the IBPA (independent book publishers association) and ALLi (The Alliance of Independent Authors) network.
There is no ad spend for this business. There is also a partnership for lead generation with Journey to Kidlit.
Potential to garner traffic through organic search is high, as results for “children’s book publisher” are unsaturated and dated.
There are three (3) established social media channels and an email list of subscribers that are engaged with the business’s marketing efforts. Email marketing campaigns show an average recipient open rate of 28.16%.
Revenue & Expenses
BiblioKid Publishing‘s revenue for the year 2021 was approximately $170,980.
The company provides four (4) a ‘la carte services for authors that are looking to get published, with the average book launch contract averaging to approximately 10K per book deal.
The services include:
- Complete Editing Services – $3,500
- Complete Book Design Services – $4,500
- Full Print & Distribution Services – $4,000
- Complete Marketing Services – $3,500
There is a Marketing E-Course that can be used as another source of income or training for aspiring children’s authors.
The company currently has 18 books scheduled to launch this year (2022) with a guaranteed contract income of $35K by June 2022.
Expenses for this company include sub-contracted services to illustrators, editors, printing services, advertising, and shipping.
What’s Included In The Sale
➤ All website files and database, existing business contracts, sub-contractor resources, and books.
➤ Email List: 1,309 Subscribers
➤ All website content, business contacts, SOP’s, Digital Goods
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