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The Outpublish program is a hybrid publishing program that gives our writers the best of both worlds - the professional expertise and guidance of traditional publishing along with the freedom of Self-Publishing.
This program combines two powerful forces to create one great outcome - an innovative, multi-layered approach that provides writers with a platform to get their work out there and be seen by millions. In addition to providing all the benefits of traditional publishing (e.g., editorial guidance, design, distribution), Outpublish also allows authors to retain ownership over their work and make money through book sales and even keep 100% of the profits.
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Our Book experts will help you plan, design and publish a beautiful book in print and eBook formats, which you can sell worldwide.
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Notion Press is a publishing platform for authors from around the world. We make it easy for you to create, publish, and distribute your book in Print and as an Ebook.
You retain all the rights to your book! We exist to help you reach the market via our distribution partners and act as a publishing label. We work with a non-exclusive publishing agreement meaning, we don't own any of your content and you can even publish it elsewhere if you wish.
ISBN stands for 'International Standard Book Number'. It's basically a 13 digit identification number that booksellers and libraries use to identify books, magazines, newspapers or other publications. Separate ISBNs are assigned for the paperback, hardbound and eBook versions of your book.
You can track the sales of your book on your author dashboard. You can also see your earnings, track payout and order copies of your book at a subsidised price.
The inventory is Printed-On-Demand (POD) based on sales velocity to ensure that the book does not go out of stock. Notion Press works with its various print partners across the globe to make sure your book is printed and delivered to your buyer within the turn around time. This ensures that the latest version of your book is always available when readers order it from the Notion Press Store or various eCommerce sites.
Profit is calculated as the difference between the MRP and expenses incurred during the production and distribution of the book.
Profit = MRP – Expenses (Distribution Cost + Production Cost).
Writers who use Notion Press Publishing Platform get 70% of the net profits from the sale of each copy of the book.
Sample Calculation: Let us assume, the MRP of a book is Rs.100, and the production cost of the book is Rs.30/-.
Now, the profit would be calculated as
Profit = MRP - (Distribution Cost + Production Cost)
Profit = Rs.100 - (50 + 30) = Rs. 20
Rs.20/- would be your earnings per book when sold via Amazon.in, Flipkart and all other eCommerce sites and in retail stores.
Notion Press charges a 20% distribution fee on all online store orders to account for Payment Processing and Order Fulfilment Charges.
Profits are calculated as Rs.100 - (20 + 30) = Rs.50
Author Earnings if you have chosen the Notion Press Publishing Program (100% net profits):
Notion Press Online Store= Rs.50
Other Stores= Rs. 20
Earnings from eBooks vary based on the type of distribution your readers have chosen while purchasing and also factors like data transfer fee based on the size of your eBook file. Some of the different ways an eBook can be sold are,
Since it is difficult to predict how your readers might consume your content, the final earnings for each eBook sold can only be determined after a sale has occurred. Notion Press deducts a 20% processing fee from your monthly eBook earnings to account for international tax deductions, exchange rates and wire transfer fee.
Profits from print book sales in India:
All print books sold via Indian eCommerce sites are reported on your Author Dashboard as soon as orders are confirmed and determined for each month. Your earnings for each month is paid out within 40 days from the end of the month the sales are reported in.
For example, all sales for the month of January are paid to you by the 10th of March.
Profits from International print book sales:
Print copies of your book are sold via various international eCommerce sites and are updated on your author dashboard every 90 days after accounting for any returns and taxes levied on the book in each geography where your book sells. Your earnings for each month are paid to you in the subsequent month.
For example, all international sales in the month of January are updated on your dashboard in the month of April and the profits from January are paid to you on the 10th of May.
Profits from eBook sales:
eBooks are sold across the world by multiple retailers. eBook sales across various retailers and geographies are reconciled and updated on your dashboard every 90 days. Your earnings for each month are paid to you in the subsequent month.
For example, all eBook sales in the month of January are updated on your dashboard in the month of April and the profits from January are paid to you on the 10th of May.
Copyright protects you and your content against possible infringement. Copyright registration of your content is done with the Registrar of Copyright, Govt. of India. You will be issued a copyright certificate after government verification. The duration for getting a copyright registration in India is about 12 months. An Indian Communication Address is required to apply for the copyright.
Transparency is at the core of Notion Press. You can view sales reports by visiting your Author Dashboard on Notion Press. Given below is how and when book sales reports are updated based on where your book sells.
Have you written your manuscript on paper? No worries. Let us help you convert your hard copy into an MS Word document. This does not include proofreading of your typed manuscript.
Our Assisted Writing program aims to solve the biggest challenge you face as an aspiring nonfiction author – turning your idea into a book. We’ve created a simple, effective and proven method that will transform your idea into a full-blown, professional book.
Our in-house expert will work with you from start to finish and guide you throughout the process of creating your book. You no longer have to worry about the direction your book is taking or the right positioning of your book. We will help you figure this out and make sure your book reaches the right audience. Also, we’ll make sure the tone, vocabulary and style are all in line with your vision for the project.
In substantive editing (also known as developmental editing and comprehensive editing), the editor checks a document’s concept and intended use, content, organization, design, and style. The purpose is to make the document functional for its readers, not just to make it correct and consistent. The turn-around-time for this service varies depending on the complexity of the manuscript but is usually completed within 45 days. Copy Editing is also done as part of the substantive editing.
Copy Editing is the process of making a manuscript grammatically correct.
What is included:
Our editors will review the manuscript and suggest changes in grammar, punctuation, spelling, tone and consistency to make it as error-free as possible. You would be able to accept or reject the suggestions and post queries on the ones you need more clarity on. This would be a collaborative effort with you and the editor and the final manuscript would be the result of a consensus between both parties.
What is not included:
We would not be reviewing the plot of the book or rewriting major portions of the manuscript that change the writing style and voice of the author.
Our book market research team will find the perfect positioning for your book so that it gets maximum visibility in the market. With a plan that we will give for your book, we will align it to what the market is looking for. In product positioning specifically, the team will analyze the market and communicate the value proposition of your book to the right target audience. Book marketing research and product positioning are collaborative processes. Our team will work with the author to
We understand the value of a well-structured marketing plan because it will ensure that you efficiently reach out to your niche. The book marketing team will build a tailor-made marketing plan that will
A good cover design is the first statement your book makes to the reader. Our premium cover design service will ensure that you get the best cover design from our repository of millions of stock photos. If you have a stock image of your own, you can provide it too.
Your book's interior will be styled as per the Chicago Manual of Style to make it internationally compliant. Upto 10 image and table insertions are allowed. All elements have to be provided by the author and will be used as provided. For Academic books please refer to 'Advanced Interior Design'.
The Book Interior Revision service gives you the freedom to make revisions to the contents of your book once the book has been typeset. We cannot however create a completely new interior layout for your book. If the changes require a completely new layout to be created, feel free to choose from our list of book interior design services.
You will receive a digital proof at each step in the design process. You can use this file to verify changes recommended by you, request new changes or even proof your final document before your book goes into print.
Important: As a self-published author, it is your responsibility to give the best and error-free content to your readers. You are requested to take time during the final proofing to make sure that there are no errors in the book.
With Notion Press, you never have to worry about delayed stock or running short. We handle the printing and stocking of your book to ensure that your book is always made available on all the distribution channels that your book qualifies for.
You may order additional copies of your book at a subsidized cost to the location of your choice. The order can be placed from your Notion Press Dashboard using a Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking. The minimum quantity for such orders is 12 copies.
We will make your book available on all leading e-commerce websites like Amazon.in, Flipkart, Infibeam, and our own Notion Press online book store from where your readers can buy the paperback or Hardcover copy of your book as applicable.
Amazon is the largest seller of books in the world operating online stores in most developed economies. Our International Distribution service will ensure your book’s availability across the Amazon network in the US, UK, France, Canada, Japan, etc. Your book will be available in paperback format with either a full-color or full black and white interior, irrespective of its format in India Distribution.
Ingram is the largest book distributor in the world. They specialize in making books from leading publishers available to over 30,000 stores and libraries across 150+ countries. Stores and Libraries may also consider ordering your book to keep up with demand. With our exclusive partnership with Ingram, you may now enjoy the full benefits of Ingram distribution. Your book will be available in paperback format with either a full-color or full black and white interior, irrespective of its format in India Distribution.
Future-proof your content by creating an eBook version of your book to go along with the print version. We will create the eBook in both EPUB and MOBI formats
Your eBook will be made available on our ebook distribution partner channels.
You can run promotional offers for your book on Flipkart and Amazon.in and rake in initial sales by giving a deep discount. You can schedule and run these promotions right from your Author Dashboard on Notion Press for a total of 30 days.
Note: No royalty will be paid to authors on copies sold during the days when the book is under promotions.
You can now run promotional offers for your book on the Notion Press store and rake in initial sales by giving a deep discount with the coupon code manager. You can easily create, edit, schedule and distribute unique coupon codes from your author dashboard.
Note: The royalty you receive will depend on the discount percentage you set.
Social Networks are used extensively by authors and publishers to promote their book. The problem for most first-time authors is that they neither have the design skills nor the time to promote their book consistently on Social Media.
BookPostr is an easy-to-use tool developed by Notion Press to design beautiful looking posts and to share them on social networks. Imagine, that you have couple of hours to spare this weekend. That is all you need to create beautiful posts for your book and schedule them to be posted on your Facebook page over the whole of the next week.
An author website is a must for authors today. It serves as a digital platform for both you, as an author and for your book. The website doesn't just help you promote your book but it also helps you engage with your potential reader.
Features of the website
Readers are buying more books on Amazon than ever, and they like getting their hands on your book instantly. We enable this by printing and stocking your books directly in Amazon’s warehouse from where it gets delivered to readers. In the past, we have noticed that this strategy helps increase sales as readers are more likely to buy a book that is Fulfilled by Amazon. Amazon Prime Placement also enables free shipping for subscribers of Amazon’s Prime program.
Amazon Kindle is the most popular platform for eBooks in the world and has the largest market-share in eBook sales. Hundreds of thousands of readers use the Kindle Device or the Kindle App to buy and read eBooks. With our Amazon Kindle Promotions services, you can run free Promotions for 30 days to build an audience for your book. This means, readers can buy and read your book for free for these 30 days. You benefit from all the visibility and reviews from real readers who download the book for free, thereby building traction for your book and credibility for you as an author.
A trailer is the first look your readers will get of your book. It is also a fantastic way to tease your readers with your story or explain your book’s value proposition to get readers curious. A 30 second video trailer of your book will be created and advertised to your book’s target audience on Facebook.
Story Board Creation: Our marketing team will create story board for your video trailer based on your book’s positioning.
Video Creation: Our team of video graphics editors will create a 30 second trailer based on the story board that has been approved by you.
Targeted approach: Our advertising experts first do the research to identify the exact audience for your book. This ensures that you don’t waste your budget reaching everyone.
Facebook Ads: A video advertisement campaign will be then launched on Facebook to entice your book’s target audience with readers being redirected to your book’s Amazon page on interacting with the ad.
Budget: A budget of Rs 2000 will be allocated for each platform for the duration of the campaign.
Duration: The duration of the campaign will be for 1 month or until the budget exhausts, whichever happens first. In case of budget exhaustion, you can add more budgets by selecting our Advertising Budget Top Up service.
Performance Reports: The advertisement performance reports will be shared at the end of the campaign. Please note that this is not the sales report for your book which is always available in your author dashboard.
Notion Press provides retail display in premium up-scale bookstores in India. While retail store distribution in India has taken a huge hit on account of successful online ventures, we pick and choose our retail partners based on display prominence and timely reporting and payments for books sold.
Your book will be displayed prominently for sale in our partner stores based on the below guidelines.
Your target audience needs to know that your book is out. What better way to do it, than by identifying your TG and announcing to them that your book is out in the market? Our Standard Book PR service enables you to share the news of your book being launched with potential target audience on Facebook .
Insert unlimited number of images in your book. All elements have to be provided by the author and will be used as provided. This is usually applicable in a book with many special design elements.
Newspaper articles are not just an integral part of your book’s publicity plan; they also help introduce you as an author to the world. A good interview in a reputed newspaper can reach hundreds of thousands of readers across the country and establish your credibility. Based on what your book is about, our Premium Book PR service will ensure coverage for you in 2 to 4 national newspapers. We could also pitch your story to various niche magazines that cater to the same audience as your book.
Pre Requisite: Your book must have been edited by a professional editor. Your manuscript (or Synopsis) along with author bio will be sent to our Press team for their review. If they feel there is a credible media story, they will approve the request for an interview.
As publishers, we participate in major book fairs in the country. Our prominently positioned stalls help showcase your book to all these high intent readers who walk in to these fairs, thereby directly increasing the visibility and sales of your book. Apart from just readers, there are quite a few bloggers and journalists who attend these events looking to pick up interesting stories to promote. This then further increases the reach of your book which could result in even more sales. Your book will be displayed in two major book fairs.
Newspaper articles are not just an integral part of your book’s publicity plan; they also help introduce you as an author to the world. A good interview in a reputed newspaper can reach hundreds of thousands of readers across the country and establish your credibility. Based on what your book is about, our Book PR service will ensure coverage for you in 2 to 4 national newspapers. We could also pitch your story to various niche magazines that cater to the same audience as your book.
Book reviews by popular influencers is a great way to build social proof and credibility. A good review by a social influencer will help sell your book as it's like a credible testimonial/review by a popular personality. Your audience processes the reviews as unbiased and will be more likely to use your product than if they had viewed an ad. Based on what your book is about, we will ensure 5 book reviews from popular book reviewers.
Marketing is a continuous process, it is not a one-time thing that you set up and forget about. To help you keep the marketing efforts going, you will need to start thinking like an authorpreneur and look at your book as a product that will help you build a brand for yourself. This training program will equip you with everything you need to know to market your books effectively in the longer run. We will train you on the basis of Social media, ads, etc.
Thought leadership through content marketing is the best way to acquire new readers. You want to build a brand as a thought leader and for that you need to provide content that reflects your expertise. Using the brand marketing strategy we build, we will create and manage your content on Quora, LinkedIn and Blog for 3 months.
What this includes:
Once we identify the right platforms for you to build a brand, we will help setup your pages, follow relevant accounts, share posts and create your online persona on these platforms.