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Your Story. Our Expertise.

Getting published has many strategies and steps and can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. At Duck Duck Publishing, we help new and experienced authors turn stories into published books.

We are a nimble, full-service publishing, and production agency that can scale to meet your unique needs by offering à la carte self-publishing services. Whether you need help with writing, editing, design, marketing, or anything in between, our team of experts can guide you every step of the way.

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Writing Services

Ghostwriting

Writer’s Block? We can help!

Our U.S.-based team of ghostwriters can craft content in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Cantonese, Korean, and Vietnamese. We'll capture your unique voice through in-depth interviews and deliver polished content that shines.

Need a children's book, novel, cookbook, or blog post magic? We do it all!

Editing

Our team will polish your stories by providing in-depth reviews, edits, and proofreading, ensuring they shine their brightest.

Our editing services include:

  • Proofreading
  • Editorial assessment and storyline guidance
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental editing 
  • In-language services available in: English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Cantonese, Korean, and Vietnamese
Language Transcreation

Expand your audience by publishing in multiple languages!

Duck Duck Books builds upon a complex process called "Transcreation," which means our books are not translated, but written from scratch in both languages, preserving the connotations, values, and cultures of each.

Creative Services

Formatting

Elevate your book's impact with professional formatting!

Proper layout and formatting are key to a book's readability, attractiveness, and credibility. Our team offers expert advice to ensure your text and visuals shine, making your book stand out from the crowd.

Art & Creative Direction

We facilitate art and creative direction services through collaboration with the author and illustrator.

We'll guide you through each step, from concept development to final illustration, ensuring a cohesive visual experience that complements your story perfectly. We can consult on:

  • Mood and tone
  • Color palette
  • Character design
  • Composition
  • And more
Illustration

We have a network of experienced U.S.-based illustrators that can help provide your story with the fun and creative visuals you need!

Production Services

Printing & Production

Need more than publishing? Retail-ready packaging? Website redesign?

Learn more about our production services!

Marketing Services

Branding & Strategic Planning

Uncover the core of your brand story!

We offer a variety of strategic services to give your story an identity!

  • Define your brand personality, tone, and voice
  • Develop your mission, vision, and values
  • Identify your target audience
  • Institute a competitive analysis 
  • Craft a marketing plan and pricing strategy
Marketing & Advertising

We are a seasoned team of marketing and advertising wizards, from social media gurus to public relations powerhouses, to help your book shine!

Here are some thought starters:

  • Google / Meta Ads 
  • Organic / Paid Social Media Strategy
  • Public Relations: Press Kits and Story placement 
  • Audience Recommendation
  • Post copy writeup and A/B testing
  • Photography / Video Services
  • Daily Campaign Management and Weekly Optimization 
  • Biweekly Marketing Reports
Sales & Distribution

Now that you’re published, how do we get the word out?

We offer access to our network of contacts across the country to get your books on the shelves!

  • Sales strategy and training 
  • B2B sales and distribution support
  • Event planning and staffing

See what our clients have to say about us!

“The Duck Duck Publishing team is very professional, talented, and thoughtful about every aspect of branding, manufacturing, marketing, and design. I highly recommend them!”

Julie Anne Penn, Co-founder of Team Supercrew

“They went above and beyond for my translation project and are an absolute joy to work with. They are professional, committed, and have your best interest in mind!”

Irene Kang, Founder at Spark Collection

“Duck Duck Publishing has been an incredible asset in bringing my children's book to the next level! Their honesty, attention to detail, and knowledge of the market helped my independently published book stand out amongst traditionally published books.”

Anna Kagarakis, Author

“I highly recommend Duck Duck Publishing for their expertise in providing editing, design, production, and ad management services for indie authors and publishers. They consistently deliver top-notch results, ensuring that each project meets the highest standards of quality and professionalism.”

Yobe Qiu, Founder of ByYQ

Let's Get Started!

Not sure where to start? Schedule a free consultation with us and learn more!

Ready to take the next step? Contact us to get started on your publishing journey!