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How long does it take to self publish with InstantPublisher?

Production time of the book publishing process

Self publishing production time is determined by the options you choose to incorporate into the printed book.



Black and white non hardcover books with color cover

Generally run 5-7 business days with a 3 day rush option when available.

Adding color to the interior of the book will increase production time to 7-10 business days with a 5 day rush service option when available.

Sewn perfect bound books
12-15 business days with a 7 day rush service option when available.
Hardcover books
20 business days with a 12 day rush service option when available.
Ebook Publishing
Generally takes 10 - 12 days
Hard copy proof
ship in 3-5 days, delivery of proof depends on shipping method chosen. 
Production times do not begin until proof approval has been received in writing.

Any of the additional self publishing services will add extra time to the order depending on the service and number of options requested.  For example: book design and layout can add up to a month depending on complexity of layout.  If additional services are needed with specific delivery dates please discuss this with an InstantPublisher representative before placing your order.

Book production times tend to fluctuate a little throughout the year.  For example:   Yearbooks run a little slower in May than they do in January.  Any time a specific delivery date is needed please discuss this with your InstantPublisher representative so appropriate accommodations can be met.