When did you decide to publish yourself

The process: simple and professional

1. Design the envelope and cover

You decide for yourself: Use one of our numerous design templates and simply create your cover online or use a book cover or cover that you have designed yourself for the e-book.

Create envelope online

Our cover designer is intuitive to use and with just a few clicks you can create your own book cover. The templates provided have been developed for the various genres of the book market and can easily be customized. The unique thing about our envelope designer is that you only create your design once. Our technology then automatically creates the covers for paperback and hardcover as well as the cover for the e-book.
The cover designer is also ideal if you have designed a front offline yourself, but not the spine and back yet. Simply upload your front and choose a back design. Our technology automatically creates the correct dimensions of the envelope. Details about the envelope designs

Self-designed envelope

Authors who want to create their own cover can calculate the dimensions for the selected book format in the first step of the book publication. The barcode for the back is also available for download. Calculate dimensions

2. Upload book content

We provide you with an ISBN for each output format. For the creation of the inner part of the book or book block, you can use our various format templates for the design of your text or, of course, you can create it yourself. You only upload your inner part of the book once for all three output formats. If you want to include the ISBNs in your legal notice, please include all three numbers.

If you need support with the creation of the inside of your book, there are numerous typesetting and layout professionals available in our network of experts who will be happy to help you. Read more about this unique network.

3. Three books in one step

With our worldwide unique technology, you can publish your book together as a paperback, hardcover and e-book. So you don't have to go through the publication three times. Of course, you are completely free to choose whether you want to publish all output formats on tredition or not - there is absolutely no obligation to do so. You can also publish other formats later at any time free of charge.

Auditing before publication

In the interests of our authors, booksellers and readers, we attach great importance to the quality of the titles published by tredition. Our editing team therefore randomly checks every work for correct spelling and grammar, critical content, the appearance of the cover and the sentence on the inside. If necessary, our editing department will provide you with suggestions for improvement and correction.

This is how we ensure that your book appears in a high-quality environment.

Local and worldwide sales

We publish your book so that it can be bought in almost all bookstores and online bookshops as paperback, hardcover and e-book. These include, among others, Thalia, Osiander, Mayersche but also the online retailers, amazon.de, buch.de and buecher.de. To do this, we ensure that all of our book titles are available to booksellers from the leading book wholesalers Libri, KNV and Umbreit. Amazon tredition sends out books directly, most of which are in stock there.

Your book will be available to readers in stores after just three days. It takes a little longer for e-books because we are converting it into the four major formats. We not only work with the most important booksellers in German-speaking countries, but also internationally. Every book is automatically available locally in printed form in more than 40 countries (rising). Of course, e-books are also available worldwide. You can read all the details about our sales performance here:


Monthly Commission accounting

We update your commission account daily with the sales from the book trade and our book shop. This gives you an up-to-date overview of your book sales. You will receive a commission statement on the last day of the month as soon as the commission claim on your commission account is at least 25 euros. The further regulations for billing and payment of your commission can be found in the book contract in ยง5.2.

Do you need help at any point? Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time! Every author always has a personal contact at tredition!