Keeping the art of storytelling alive during a pandemic – How Notion Press helped writers connect with readers during a nationwide lockdown

It’s been a whirlwind of a last few weeks for us here at Notion Press. While the whole world was coming to grips with one of the deadliest pandemics we have ever seen, we had to act fast and shift our focus from what was nothing short of a phenomenal start to the new decade where we published more than 2,100 books in the first two months of 2020, to ...

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Setting new heights for publishing in India – Last month at Notion Press

  We had a phenomenal start to the new decade in January when we set the tone for the future by publishing more than 1000 books in a single month. Moving into February, our agenda for the foreseeable future was clear. Not only did we want to push the boundaries further and make publishing more accessible than it has ever been in this country, but we also wanted to start laying ...

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How Notion Press published more than 1000 first-time writers in 1 month

It has been a phenomenal start to the year for us at Notion Press. We published an astounding 1018 books in the month of January and are on track to beat that number in February. To put that into perspective - That is one book published every 35 mins! So how exactly did an eight-year-old publishing startup, with a team of just under 200 manage this feat? In order to understand ...

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Design Stunning Book Covers With the New and Exciting Cover App

It’s been an exciting couple of months since we recently launched the new and improved version of Xpress Publishing - A completely free to use publishing platform that helps bridge the access to quality publishing and enables authors to design, format and publish their books in as many as 8 Indian languages and sell it on major e-commerce sites in India. You can read about it here. More than 600 authors have gotten ...

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Launching Xpress Publishing, the fastest do-it-yourself publishing platform

  On October 24, 2018, Notion Press, India’s largest book publishing platform, announced the launch of Xpress Publishing, a do-it-yourself publishing platform to help authors create and publish their books in less than 30 minutes. The published books will be made available in both print and eBook formats on all chosen distribution channels and can be delivered to readers in more than 100 countries. Apart from English language books, Xpress publishing ...

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Internship Diaries- Aditi Shah

When I first came to Notion Press, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew was that I loved reading and this was a publishing house, so I was excited about the possibility of getting to read a lot of books. I started working at Notion Press as an intern in February this year and my internship has taught me more than I had imagined. I am about ...

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Book Publishing Industry

42 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Book Publishing Industry

The book publishing industry has been around for generations, constantly pulling out some of the worlds finest reads. From old-school scriptures to new-age digital ink, the methods of publishing have evolved and so have the many writing tools. Along the way, the book publishing industry has produced some of the wackiest, funniest, coolest and most amazing incidents. If you're the sort of writer who enjoys fact-finding as a method of researching ...

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History of Publishing

History of Publishing

From clay tablets to audio books, the publishing industry has come a very long way. While books vs. eBooks continue to be the biggest debate among the bibliophiles, the book publishing medium as we know it is entirely different from the ones that were in place thousands of years ago. We now have access to millions of eBooks, with a single tap. Here is a compiled timeline on the history ...

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THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF THE INDIAN PUBLISHING INDUSTRY

In India, the land of epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabaratha, there is no shortage of stories. With the art of storytelling rooted in our tradition, it is not surprising that we are the sixth largest publishing market in the world.With a population of over 1.28 billion people and estimated to surpass China by 2030, India is seen as a lucrative market by all major publishers.What’s more is that ...

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How to Self Publish a Book in India

Writing a book is not an easy task. It involves one thing: Work. A lot of work goes behind writing a book, but that is just writing. Publishing & Distributing the book that you wrote is even harder. Finding a publisher, convincing them to publish your book, and if you are lucky your book gets picked up. This process is not just tiring but never-ending. Especially, if you are an ...

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Why You Should Write a Book

We live in a world of 7 billion people; a beautiful planet that is home to amazing diversity. With thousands of languages spoken around the world, with people from different cultural and diverse backgrounds living together, and with so many things diversifying us at so many different levels, the world is indeed huge and not how the internet perceives it to be. Considering such vast diversity, we, as humans, have ...

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book printing

How are Books Printed?

If you've decided to self-publish your book, you must know all the aspects of self-publishing. By all aspects, I mean from ideation to marketing and promoting your books. And knowing how your books are printed is an important thing you need to know as an author. It's not like you send out your manuscript to your printer and that comes out as a book. Nope. There a lot of things ...

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Benefits of Self-Publishing Your Book

Publishing a book on their own offers authors more opportunities and a wider array of options than ever before. Innovations such as e-book publishing and print-on-demand services have allowed authors promote their own books. Self-publishing is the hottest trend in books, as it provides creative thinkers and authors make their work known in a fast and easy way. Self-publishing is also considered profitable as, an author; you get to keep all ...

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