T.L. Higley Author and CEO of Signed by the Author
Thanks for your interest in Signed by the Author. We're excited to help you discover new ways to market your autographed books.
If you have questions about becoming a member of Signed by the Author, please check the FAQs below, follow the links to more information, then contact us if your question isn't answered.
We look forward to partnering with you!
What types of books can be sold on this site?
Signed by the Author.com is open to the entire book market, both traditionally published and self-published. We do reserve the right to refuse a book with content we deem inappropriate.
What if I already sell my books on my own site?
Not a problem! Our low-cost membership fee gives you lots of extra marketing benefits, including exposure to our customers. Listing your books on Signed by the Author is one more way to get the word out about your books.
How do I know which level
of Membership is right for me?
Both Basic and Premium Memberships
quickly pay for themselves.
At the Basic Level, selling approximately 15 books per year will cover
the cost of membership fees, your packaging costs, and your cost of
purchasing your books.*
At the Premium Level, selling approximately 25 books per year will cover
the cost of
fees, your packaging costs, your cost of purchasing your books.*
When you consider the savings of time, energy and hassle that Signed by
the Author offers, the increased profit in selling signed books rather than
directing your readers to other online sites, and all the many benefits
included in your Membership, you will find that Signed by the Author is
truly the best and easiest way to sell signed books online.
*estimates based on average retail price of $14/book, $
.65 packaging cost, 50% author discount on purchasing books
and personalization surcharges is applicable
As a Premium Member, with Signed by the
Author fulfilling my book orders for me, how will I know when you've sold my
You will receive an email from Signed by the Author when your book stock
level reaches two units. At that time, you can ship more books to our
warehouse. Please ship no more than five books at a time, or the equivalent
of three months' sales on SBTA if that is a greater number.
If at anytime you wish to cancel your
membership, simply send an email to Customer Service. Your next
annual billing will be cancelled immediately and your books
removed from Signed by the Author at the end of your current billing cycle.
Have a question not answered here? Send an email, and we’ll respond promptly.