These self-publishing resources are designed to ensure you’re getting the most out of IngramSpark and publishing at your highest potential.

IngramSpark Self-Publishing Calculators

Quickly calculate the value you get publishing with IngramSpark by using these tools to answer popular questions like "How much does it cost to self-publish a book?" and "How much can I earn self-publishing?"

Print and Ship Calculator

Use this to figure out printing and shipping costs.

Print and Ship Calculator »

Publisher Compensation Calculator

Use this to forecast how much
you will earn per book sale.

Publisher Compensation Calculator »

Weight and Spine Width Calculator

Use this to determine the size and weight of your book.

Weight and Spine Width Calculator »

Self-Publishing Templates

Cover Template Generator

Use this to generate a template for your cover design, complete with support files, email instructions, and other useful info.

Cover Template Generator »


Self-Publishing Guides

These guides are packed with helpful information for self-publishers at every level, whether you're just starting your self-publishing journey or need a quick refresher on print and ebook formatting.

File Creation Guide

Use this to make certain the digital files you upload into IngramSpark for print-on-demand and e-book distribution meet all the specified requirements.

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Guides on Publishing Best Practices

Download free guides on publishing topics that are essential to your publishing success. We offer guides on everything from book formatting to book marketing and title metadata to book distribution.

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PDF Checklist

Use this to make sure all your print-on-demand files are ready to go so that you can avoid any possible delays.

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All the tools you need to publish like a pro in one place! No better time than now to share your book with the world.

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