How Much Did It Cost?: Book Expenses for IT'S GAME TIME FOLKS!: Quest for 30 (Updated April 15, 2019)

Hey guys! It's Madison Square Darden and I'm back with another blog post. This blog will break down the costs of IT'S GAME TIME FOLKS!: Quest for 30. As you already know, I wrote a book. What you may not know is that I'm a self-published author and I took the scenic route to arrive at a finished product. I hope this post will give people an understanding on how much time and money they may invest if they want to self-publish a book.

All prices of US Dollars

Direct book expenses - $1,507.99

  • Editing by Acker Editing: $850
  • Cover Design: $275
  • Cover Images: $70
  • Microsoft Word: $107.99
  • ISBN Number: $125
  • ISBN Barcode: $25
  • Library of Congress Control Number: $0
  • U.S. Copyright: $55

Supplementary Book Expenses - $703.41

  • Initial order of 40 books:  $278
  • 250 Business Cards: $12.95
  • 100 ULINE Bubble Mailers:  $42.38
  • Squarespace Website:  $27.95/month
  • Buckeye Muscle Media, LLC:  $99
  • 2017 Topps MLB Trading Cards: $62.09
  • Shipping (29 books): $181.04

10/15/2017 to 2/7/2019 = 480 Days

I just threw out A LOT of numbers so I will break them down and give you the reasoning behind why I spent 

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