Below, you’ll find information on pricing, a link to the Espresso Book Machine How-To Guide and template information.


Basic Price:*

Black & White Pages:
20-149 pages … $0.07 per page
150-299 pages … $0.06 per page
300+ pages … $0.05 per page

Blank Pages:
$0.05 per page

Color Pages:
1-24 pages … $0.15 per page
25-50 pages … $0.13 per page
50+ pages … $0.11 per page

* $.01 additional charge for perforated and cream paper
** $.02 additional charge for glossy & 28lb. papers

Single-Sided Cover Fee:
$1.00 per cover
Double-Sided Cover Fee: $1.25 per cover
Double-Sided Laminated Cover Fee: $2.00 per cover

Optional Services (one-time fees):

Set-up/File Conversion … $10.00 per project
Cover Design/Content Layout … $30.00/hr.
Scanning/Miscellaneous Help … $30.00/hr
Additional Proof (each) … Cost of book
ISBN, Barcode & Registration … $25.00


10-24 books … 10%
25-49 books … 15%
50-99 books … 20%
100+ books … 25%

We will provide up to 2 inspection proofs for each new project. Additional proofs will be issued at the cost of your book. The proofs are property of Mizzou Publishing. Expect your first proof within 3-5 business days unless otherwise noted.

Academic Pricing:

If you have a university sponsored of affiliated project please contact Mizzou Publishing to learn more about our special academic pricing. Additional discounts do not apply to academic orders. Applicable taxes may apply.


We are able to ship orders via UPS or FedEx. Standard rates apply and will be communicated at the point of purchase.

HowToGuide_April 2015_Cover-1How-To Guide

Download the most up-to-date PDF version of the EBM How-To Guide.


You will need a program capable of opening and reading PDFs in order to view this. We suggest downloading the free Adobe Reader here.


Below are links to download blank Microsoft Word templates for starting your project.

If you require a size we do not offer for direct download (or would like them in Adobe InDesign format), please contact a member of the Mizzou Publishing staff and we will create a template for you. Alternately, you may fill out the form below and we will send it to you as soon as possible.

Size 1: 5″ x 5″ Download

Size 2: 5.5″ x 8.5″ Download

Size 3: 6″ x 9″ Download

Size 4: 7″ x 10″ Download

Size 5: 8″ x 5″ Download

Size 6: 8.25″ x 10.5″ Download