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CafePress Self Publishing

Create and sell your own books using
true print-on-demand technology!

No setup fees or minimum quantities.
Black and white books with full color covers.
Choose from Saddle Stitch, Wire-O or Perfect Bound binding options.
Choose from 5 book sizes.

Pricing includes book production, order management, fulfillment and customer service. You choose the retail price and earn the difference between the retail price and our base price.

The pricing is based on the number of pages in your book plus the type of binding you wish to offer. For example, the base price for a 100-page perfect-bound book would be $10.00, and you set the retail price. Base prices are the same for all book sizes.

Binding Types

Saddle Stitch


Perfect Bound
Per Page $0.045 $0.045 $0.03
Flat Binding Fee $4 $5 $7

Book Size Standard Uses Binding Availability
    Wire-O Saddle Stitch Perfect Binding
4.18 x 6.88 Grocery Store Paperback x   x
5 x 8 Standard Paperback x x x
6.625 x 10.25 Comic x x x
7.5 x 9.25 Technical Manual x x x
8.5 x 11 Letter Size x x  
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