DartFrog Blue is a highly selective traditional publishing platform for authors with a top quality manuscript and an existing sizable platform. DartFrog pays all costs associated with publishing, marketing and distribution. We are currently accepting submissions.

All DartFrog Blue projects include:

  • – ISBN assignment
  • – Library of Congress registration

A full proofread of the manuscript (we do not have a word limit…if we accept your manuscript we will do a full proofread, regardless of the length)

– Interior formatting for print & ebook
– Cover design for print & ebook

  • – Author website design & construction
  • – Professional video trailer
  • Author platform assessment & instruction (via zoom)
  • – Amazon optimization (selection of keywords, categories and tweaking of book description for optimal engagement with Amazon’s algorithms)
  • – An ongoing Amazon ad campaign (after 3 to 4 week research & testing of the keywords most likely to produce the best ROI) 
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  • – Exclusive three month promotion to 30,000+ book clubs
  • – A full scale influencer campaign
  • – Outreach to podcasts for potential guest appearances
  • – Potential BookBub campaign (dependent on selection by BookBub)
  • – Banner on DartFrog’s website
  • – Social media posts
  • – Direct, face front placement in 25 DartFrog partner bookstores
  • – Listing on Amazon, Ingram, Bookshop.org, etc.
  • A dedicated professional publicist conducts a full media campaign across all possible platforms (print, radio, podcasts, television) for every DartFrog Blue project. 
  • – A professional review from Midwest Book Review
  • – A professional review from The Feathered Quill
  • – Two month managed NetGalley promotion
  • Printing, warehousing and fulfillment of author signed copies
  • – 30% royalty of all net income from sales (payable first business day of each month)
  • – In addition to the royalty, DartFrog Blue authors receive an annual dividend representing a percentage of the total DartFrog Blue net profits (from all DartFrog Blue book sales) over the previous year. In this way, DartFrog Blue acts as a traditional publishing co-op, allowing authors to benefit from each other’s success.

Some Current DartFrog Blue Authors

Jim Piddock
Michael Tougias
AJ Odasso
Tom DeBlass