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Amazon is in Germany, so what about your books?

 

Everyone wants to read great books in their own language, and Germans are certainly no exception. In fact, German is the biggest selling language on Amazon after English.

More and more authors are reporting huge sales after translating their books, with industry leaders like Mark Dawson, Joanna Penn, JD Kirk, and Joseph Alexander now selling their entire catalogues in multiple languages to great effect.

The translation of your work into intellectual property that you own 100% is the new disruption in the writing community… and breaking Germany before the masses pile in has been a top priority of many six- and seven-figure writers.

German language books are the new frontier and writers who have seized the opportunity have seen a 400% increase in sales that has quickly offset the translation cost.

With Amazon Marketing Services now fully-fledged and inexpensive in Germany, and an eager audience of millions… the race is on to dominate your niche in German.

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We translate your book, quickly, efficiently, and with a human touch that will preserve your voice as a writer. Right now, we believe the main focus for indie authors should be the German market so that’s all we offer – translations from English into German.

We will translate your manuscript, front cover, blurb and Amazon product description. You can find out how to get started below.

Unless it’s a really complicated project, our translation rates are set at £70 for 1000 words. This means that the average 60,000-word manuscript will cost just £4200 to translate. We think that’s pretty amazing.

Add-ons

We offer some great add-ons to make your life easier and help you get your book to market faster.

Translation of English to German

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A real-life human will translate your masterpiece for just £70 / 1000 words

Paperback Print Layout

150
Receive a print ready PDF and InDesign files of your translated manuscript, ready to print on KDP and Ingram

eBook Formatting

100
Have your manuscript returned to you beautifully formatted for Kindle and iBooks

Front Cover Production

100
We have translated your front cover and blurb, but if you supply us with your photoshop or illustrator files we can add the translations to your cover and output print ready files for you

Amazon HTML Product Page

50
After translating your product description, we will produce an HTML version that looks beautiful and engages your reader on Amazon
Massive increases in Amazon.de sales

” Many authors report a sales increase of over 400% on Amazon.de when their works have been translated and marketed in German ”

 

Joseph Alexander, 7-figure author and publisher
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Why Translate Books is different

Translate Books has been crafted by Indie Authors, for Indie Authors.

We have an intimate understanding of KDP, with a decade of self-publishing experience and over 600,000 sales. We have walked this path and understand your needs.

It’s no secret that old-style translation is slow and expensive, making it inaccessible for writers. Instead of paying up front, most are forced to license away their rights and receive a pittance on each sale.

But what if you could afford to pay for your own translations and keep 100% of your Intellectual Property?

Translate Books pairs you with experienced human translators who understand your genre, preserve your voice, get your book to market sooner… and ultimately make you much more money.

We promise that:

  • 100% of the royalties from every single sale belong to you
  • Your translated title will be on the market sooner
  • Every word we translate is seen and edited by human eyes

We preserve your author’s voice so you can write to the world.

Now doesn’t that sound refreshing?

Real results from best-selling writers

Our clients tell the difference

David Penny translates with translatebooks
All I can say is Wow! The TranslateBooks team are fast, accurate, and my readers tell me they have completely captured my voice.
David Penny

Best-selling historical novelist
Joseph Alexander author
In just six months we’ve translated over 70 non-fiction books from English into German and seen a 400% rise in Amazon.de sales. TranslateBooks has taken care of everything - from translation to page layout and cover design. I couldn’t be happier!
Joseph Alexander

Seven-figure non-fiction author
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