Automated Book Design
Do more for less
Complementing powerful automated book design software and Pickawoowoo's talented people with a workflow that facilitates automation allows self-publishers to be more creative and enhance their productivity—for the one fee.
We can undertake all kinds of books, including novels, memoirs, nonfiction, academic texts, white papers, literary journals, textbooks, and more.
The beauty of this service is that we build it inside of your own account, which will allow you to make any adjustments immediately or in the future - giving you total control over your work (and printing).
Publishing faster - print and ebook
Publish any content to print or epub (or both) faster. In our information-driven world, publishing processes are being pushed to the limit. How do you get your manuscript to your reader faster and more cost-effectively, without compromising on quality? We use this automated book-building app to produce a seamless end-to-end automated workflow.
The trade publishing industry have been compelled to embrace technological advances and look for faster, adaptable, and cost-effective publishing solutions to stay ahead of the rising competition. Indie authors with multiple titles will need to embrace this rapidly changing technology to remain profitable, and ensure speed to market. Pickawoowoo offers you efficient technology-driven solutions.
Produce files with the click of a button
Once the content is uploaded, a style template layout chosen, each chapter reviewed and manipulated for best design effect, review a final pdf to ensure what you see is what you get - then with the click of a button, automatically upload for print and ebook in half the time than traditional layout.
Automated book-building software brings the power of intelligent automation to your fingertips. No more manual typesetting errors or time-consuming layout changes with book production teams. No more costly reformatting for print and ebook. Just well -crafted content for the one fee.
Examples: An Inside Job and 'How to be a Tax Agent' were produced using automated publishing interior / cover.
Can you undertake my legal requirements for me?Yes we are more than happy to do this for you and we charge you a service /admin fee to undertake the tasks. You will pay for the actual costs through the relevant organisations (barcodes and isbns etc).
What is a legal deposit?Legal Deposit is a requirement under the Copyright Act 1968 for publishers and self publishing authors to deposit a copy of any work published in Australia with the National Library (or library of Congress in US) and when applicable, the deposit libraries in your home state. Legal Deposit ensures that Australian publications are preserved for use now and in the future. We are happy to undertake this task for you and a service fee applies.
Do I need an ISBN and who should own the ISBN?The short answer is yes, if you’re intending on selling your book, and you should own it. ISBN's are to most authors, just one more detail to look after when they are already feeling overwhelmed. Self-publishing companies prey on unsuspecting authors with low budgets, so when they say, “We’ll provide you with one of our ISBNs for free,” authors breathe a sigh of relief. But little do they know this is one of the worst decisions they wiill make. ISBNs can only be purchased legally from Bowker. Self-publishing companies purchase ISBNs in bulk (as can any author). In a nutshell - who owns the ISBN owns the book. When you purchase an ISBN, Bowker wants to know the name of the publisher. So, if XXX self-publishing company buys the ISBNs, they enter their name as the publisher. When they assign one of their bulk-purchased ISBNs to a book, the company becomes the publisher of the book and not the author/publisher. At Pickawoowoo Publishing Services, each author is considered an independent publisher. We do not pass control of your book over to ourselves nor forfeit a percentage of your compensation (royalties). For that reason, we will purchase ISBNs on behalf of an author with the author listed as the publisher. Total transparency and you own it.