Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions 2017-04-04T15:57:38+00:00
Can you guys also help me out with eBook conversion and distribution? 2017-04-04T15:48:13+00:00

Yes, absolutely. We can help you out with eBook conversion and distribution, and we can also help you satisfy any backer rewards that require complimentary eBooks.

Can you help me get an ISBN number and barcode for my book if I haven’t done that yet? 2017-04-04T15:48:36+00:00

Yes, we can help you obtain an ISBN number and barcode for your book.

So does that mean you get my book on Amazon? 2017-04-04T15:47:09+00:00

Yes, if you choose to use our distribution services, we can take care of getting both your physical and/or eBook publication listed on Amazon for you.

What happens if I choose to use your distribution services? 2017-04-04T15:46:47+00:00

Tasora Books can provide distribution services for authors to brick-and-mortar stores and online resellers.

With our distribution and warehousing services, we’ll take care of all of the following:

  • Sell your books through hundreds of retailers and wholesalers (sample list provided upon request through our contact page)
  • Compile and send you detailed monthly sales reports and payments showing all sales activity for the book, any book returns, freight costs, payments from resellers, returns credits from resellers.
  • Book storage in our climate-controlled, insured warehouse.
  • Distribute your title information to major retailers and wholesalers
  • Process orders for your books from major retailers and wholesalers.
  • Fulfillment of all orders for books in double-wall cartons to retailers and wholesalers
  • Process and disburse all payments from retailers and wholesalers by check payment once distribution fees have been deducted
  • Accept and process all returns from retailers and wholesalers, including inspection for any damage to books
  • Direct deliver books as needed for book events, speaking engagements, conferences, etc.
What types of books can you print and ship for authors? 2017-04-04T15:44:18+00:00

We can print virtually any book. Our printing and fulfillment services can then be applied to any type of book project, including cookbooks, children’s books, coffee table books, graphic novels, select types of comics, novels, and more.

What do you mean by print-ready files? 2017-04-04T15:48:50+00:00

Print-ready means that the files you give us are already properly formatted for print. You need to provide us with a print-ready cover file and a print-ready interior file for your book. Click here to review our print-ready guidelines for files.

Will I be required to print a minimum number of books if I use your book printing and distribution services? 2017-04-04T15:39:09+00:00

Yes,  but you can print as few as 100 copies, or many as 1,000+ copies.

Can I print my books without using your distribution and/or backer fulfillment services? 2017-04-04T15:48:59+00:00

Yes, but there is a minimum print run requirement. Please contact us to learn more.

Do you reserve your services for only crowdfunded authors? 2017-04-04T15:49:08+00:00

No, our services can be used for any book project that has not been funded through a crowdfunding campaign.

Can you ship items bundle with the books? 2017-04-04T15:49:15+00:00

Yes, absolutely. We recognize that most authors need to bundle additional items with books to their backers (i.e. t-shirts, gifts, signed photos). Although the pricing that’s reflected on our site only pertains to book fulfillment for backers, we can help you figure out customized pricing depending on what type of items you need to ship out to your backers.

Do you run crowdfunding campaigns for authors? 2017-04-04T15:29:42+00:00

At this time we do not assist authors with the actual crowdfunding campaign for their book projects. While we would be happy to assist you with determining a budget that you can use for setting a realistic goal for your crowdfunding campaign, we would not be involved in the actual implementation of the campaign. However, feel free to reach out to us before, during, or after you’ve launched the campaign for any book-related questions you may have.