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Our book experts will design and publish a beautiful paperback book, which you can sell across the country.
Our book experts will design and publish a beautiful book in print and eBook formats, which you can sell worldwide.
Promote and make your book visible to the right audience and sell more copies. Our experts will set everything up.
Our book experts will help you edit your book, gain a reputation and increase your presence across all offline and online retail channels.
Get people to talk about your book. Amplify your book's message across digital and social channels. Broadcast your book's launch.
Rs. 16,990 $299
Rs. 16,990 $299
Our book experts will design and publish a beautiful book in paperback or hardcover formats. Sell it around the world.
Promote and make your book visible to the right audience and sell more copies. Our experts will set everything up. Increase your presence across online retail channels.
Get people to talk about your book. Amplify your book's message across digital and social channels. Broadcast your book's launch on major digital newspapers and blogs.
Our book experts will design and publish a beautiful book in print, which you can sell worldwide.
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.
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 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.
The BETA reader will help you write and finish your book by giving you structured feedback from the point of view of a reader. More often than not you feel overwhelmed when you write. Sometimes you’re unable to find the time or the motivation to write. The Notion Press Beta Reader will help you,
Who is this program for
You are eligible for this service if you have,
What is not covered in the Beta Reader Program
Specific page-by-page feedback- The feedback will be given only on substantial chunks, at agreed pitstops. Page-by-page feedback will only slow down the process and get in the way of the writer’s flow.
Ghostwriting- the beta reader only reads the book and provides feedback. You get to decide how to present your idea and content. So the book has to be written by you.
Copy editing or developmental editing- this is not an editing stage. Grammar issues, general hygiene is not fixed at this stage. Editing begins when writing ends. Writing while editing will be overwhelming for you.
Regular/customized follow-ups- You will set your own deadlines and we will review the manuscript once you send it to us.
Positioning or marketing ideas- this service does not include positioning or marketing strategy services. It solely focuses on giving feedback on the content from a reader’s perspective.
Title and cover suggestions- You may provide options to the Beta Reader and ask them which title is better. However, the beta reader will not provide options for the title or give ideas for the cover.
Beta Reader Process
The Notion Press submissions team will send you a discovery form and schedule a call with your Beta Reader. You do not have to fill the discovery form on your own. You just have to familiarise yourself with it before the call in order to answer the questions your Beta Reader will ask you.
Intro call with Beta Reader - This is the introduction to your Beta Reader. You’ll discuss the Beta Reading process with your Reader and set up pitstops based on the expected length of the book. The Beta Reader will discuss the discovery questions and fill the discovery form for you.
Setup Pitstops - After a discussion with you, the Beta Reader will setup writing pit stops with the number of words. They will send the filled-up form along with genre-specific questions that the Beta Reader will answer at agreed-upon Pitstops. The Beta Reader will set up the timeline for your project with detailed deadlines.
First Review - You will send the agreed number of words/chapters with any specific questions you have about the first section. If you have an existing chapter plan or outline, you can share it with the Beta Reader. The Beta Reader will answer the first review questions along with the specific questions (if any) you had asked.
Final Review - You will send the final manuscript with any specific questions you have about the section. The Beta Reader will answer the review questions along with the specific questions (if any) you had asked.
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.
65 - 70 GSM Natural Shade Paper (Creme) - Used for printing Fiction/Non-Fiction books with B/W printing
65 - 70 GSM Maplitho Paper (White) - Used for Non-Fiction/Academic books with B/W or Colour Printing.
100 GSM Matte Art Paper - Used in Coffee Table, Children’s books
At Notion Press, we use cutting-edge technologies to print your book using Print-On-Demand. We work with multiple print partners across the country in order print and deliver books to readers within the shortest time span. Each print partner uses paper from a paper mill that they have partnered with, are that also safe for the environment. Hence you might find a noticeable difference in paper between copies printed in different regions of India. However, all papers are of premium quality and compliant with the high standards we demand.
You may order additional copies of your book at a subsidized cost to the location of your choice to an address inside India. 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 20 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.
Book previews are a great way to let readers sample your work before they decide to buy the book. The book preview widget enables your readers to quickly browse through about 10 to 20% of your book and instantly make the choice of buying the book.
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 Media gives you direct access to your readers. But how does one reach these readers? How to leverage Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN to build a strong author platform? How do you reach beyond your friends and family who are already connected to you on Facebook? Our social media guide helps authors understand how these platforms function and how to take advantage of them.
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.
Digital Shareables help make your product or idea to go viral. Send book reveal GIFs or videos to friends, family and acquaintances through Whatsapp and ask people to share this. We will create these beautiful and fun book reveal videos for your book that will create curiosity and bring a smile to anyone who sees it.
A teaser is the first look your readers get of your book. A 30 to 60 second video teaser of your book will be created and distributed on YouTube.
You have written a great book. What do you think should be your first objective - Get hundreds of people who buy your book or get thousands to discover, read and share your book? In a world where expanding your sphere of influence can help expand your brand, our Digital Book Giveaway service helps you leverage giveaways to share your stories and spread your ideas.
This service combines a secure digital reading experience and a digital campaign that encourages readers to preview your book and share it on their social media in order to unlock more chapters.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could start reading the book you ordered before the copy is delivered to your doorstep? With Read Instantly you can make that happen for your readers. Read Instantly is an online reading platform built by Notion Press for readers who order a printed copy of your book on the Notion Press Store. Now your readers will be able to start reading your book even before the printed book reaches them. Read Instantly also provides your reader with a greater reading experience by letting them better engage with your book through comments and likes across your book.
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.
One Year Hosting: Ensures that your site is functioning with a secure back up of the content. And in case of need, technical support is just a call or email away.
Domain Name: You will have the opportunity to choose the domain name for your website. Supply us with your top three choices, and we’ll let you know what is available.
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.
Coupon codes are a great way to incentivise your fans and early supporters. We give you 20% discount Amazon coupon codes for you to give your fans to encourage them to buy copies of your book.
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.
Amazon is the leading platform for selling books online in India. With the help of sponsored ads you can now boost the visibility of your book on Amazon by making your book appear on search listings above other best-selling books, whenever your readers search for similar books, categories or themes.
How it works:
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.
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 digital copyright certificate after government verification. You will receive the copyright within 6 months from the time of application. An Indian Communication Address is required to apply for the copyright.
Copy Editing is the process of making a manuscript grammatically correct. However, due to its creative nature, poetry requires a different form of copy editing.
What we don't cover in Poetry editing:
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 2500 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.
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
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 .
Our engineering team will create a customized long-form landing page, with its own URL, just for your book. This page will contain information related to your book that will be carefully crafted and presented to them with a clear call-to-action so that your readers can buy it instantly.
A certificate of publication will give your book authenticity. With an ISBN issued from the US, this certificate will authenticate the ISBN assigned to your book.
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.
One Year Hosting: Ensures that your site is functioning with a secure back up of the content. And in case of need, technical support is just a call or email away.
Advertise your book on Instagram. Your potential readers have willingly supplied oodles of information about themselves like their interests, favourite books, age, sex, religion, music interest etc. With Instagram ads, you can narrow down your ads to the exact target audience for your book.
Advertise your book on Facebook. Your potential readers have willingly supplied oodles of information about themselves like their interests, favourite books, age, sex, religion, music interest etc. With Facebook ads, you can narrow down your ads to the exact target audience for your book. Example: If your book is a murder mystery novel, you can place ads on Facebook to target 20 to 40 year old women who are fans of Agatha Christie and have liked other murder mystery novels.
You can now increase the duration or the reach of any active Ad campaign on Amazon, Facebook, or even on Instagram by topping up your advertising budget.
Insert upto 200 images. This is usually applicable in Academic tites with complex diagrams, equations, tables, infographics and special design elements. All elements have to be provided by the author and will be used as provided.
An Excellent and Dedicated Team with an established presence in the publishing industry.
They took an active interest in my book. In fact, turning this book into an app was their brainchild.
I don't think any other publishing house takes up complete ownership in bringing the best possible outcomes at all levels like them. NotionPress is any author's trusted & reliable partner.