Become Self Publisher

If you want to start your own publishing with very low investment and involvement, the only solution is Publishing on Demand. Getting ISBN, layout, cover designing, printing, binding, marketing and distribution is not your problem and at the same time you are having 100% control over your publishing rights and profit.

Benefits of self-publishing :
  • Control:

    You have complete control of your book design and where it is sold without dealing with a third party.

  • Sole Ownership:

    As a self-publisher, you own all rights to the book and are in the position to set your own price with all profits coming to you.

  • Big Profits:

    If a large publishing house contracts to publish your book, you will receive only 0% to 10% royalty on each book sold. As a self-publisher, you can receive 50% to 200% profit.

  • Publishing Time:

    Regular publishing houses take months to complete your book for sale. abcpress will complete the finished product within 7 days after getting your final approval.

  • Special Study Books:

    Regular publishing houses take months to complete your book for sale. abcpress will complete the finished product within 7 days after getting your final approval.

  • Local Interest:

    Large publishers are not interested in local interest books. However, books with interest in a certain region, community and for specific event sell very well and can raise thousands of rupees for the author.

  • Family Books:

    Making money is not the only interest of many authors. Telling a family story or just getting their words in print for the next generation is very important.


Become Publish Author

Don't lose your time and efforts to get publish your book by running around publisher doors. First time author’s waste so many years to get their book published in 95% cases. Now ABCPress provide a simple, fast and affordable way to publish your book as an author or publisher to get recognition with rewards, which you deserve.

  • Recognition in your field

    In most of cases normal publisher publish the book considering only library bulk sales, where he need not to do more marketing efforts. But in your case, you are a first time author and you want recognition in your concern community and field where personal attentions and marketing efforts are require by publisher. As you know you are a new author, he may not take you the way he deals with recognised authors. Now who will do this all. You have to do by your own. You have to put more efforts first time to make sure that your book should reach in hand of readers as mush as possible.

  • Control on Manuscript

    Marketing department of publishing house put their idea and demand to insert those content in your book, which is sellable without considering the relevance of text, which you have written. Generally their prime object is to make money from your book but here your object is to establish yourself in field of publishing.

  • Pride and Satisfaction

    Being your name on book gives you the priceless satisfaction and pride for your hard work which you have done form last so many weeks, months and years.

  • Publishing Time

    Publisher may take your book in hold for so many years if by chance he made his mind to publish your book. In between the contemporary value and demand of your book may loses. In this situation you may loss so many opportunities in your carriers. Your effort for new projects will be affected or may be stopped. You want to know the impact of your writing and reaction of readers. That is very important to assess yourself if you want to be a professional author.

  • Enjoy your Hard Work

    You have done a lot for this book writing, publishing and marketing. Now you deserve a major profit share so that you can look ahead.

"Holding a book with my name on the cover is just an indescribable experience!"

"ABC Press has an excellent approach to guide authors through the jungle of publishing and distribution."






Set Your Publishing Goals

ABC Press understands that the process of publishing a book is quite confusing for a newcomer. Through our publishing path, you'll understand how to succeed and be more likely to have a positive publishing experience. The ABC path of publishing is a step-by-step guide that helps you.

Before planning to publish your book, you should know what you have to achieve.

Answer these questions to yourself. This will prepare you better to achieve your publishing goals.

  • Do you want to share your book with your friends or family?
  • Are you having a professional approach towards a particular subject and want to publish your book for recognition &   reward in your field?
  • Who are your book's readers?
  • How much time you will spare to promote this book?
  • How many books do you hope to sell/distribute?



Application Of POD
Why only POD today?

Due to scientific & technological advancements and rapid global changes the reader demands updated and new information every time. Specific publication for a particular group is a need of the hour. Today, world's major publishers are the heaviest users of Publishing-on-Demand and their share is more then 50% in publishing world.

How it works ?


Manuscript

Once we receive it electronically or through a CD the manuscript goes to our production process.

Professional Layout

As a first step our layout experts examine all the material sent by you and do the professional layout of the book with cover designing.

PDF format

The proof of the book will be emailed to you in PDF format as per actual dimensions of final book with pages numbers.

Proof Reading

You can print at your end and make the proof reading on printed sheet and send us via courier or you can send an email in which corrections can be marked page wise.

Final Approval

Then final proof will be mailed in PDF format with ISBN after doing all correction and production will start when your final approval will be received.

Final Printing

getting the final approval book will be printed within 7 days.

Applications of POD


Self Publishing

Your book cost depends on the size of book, number of pages, front cover design and binding style. There are no additional charges for black & white photographs printing in your book’s text pages provided you would supply us minimum 300 dpi high-resolution file in TIFF or JPEG format along with separate CD. You can use this Calculation Formula for calculating of your book by your own as per industry standard specifications as under:


Option 1:   Cost of 50 Paper Back Books of 200 pages of 8.0 x 5.5 inches size
  • A - Text : 75 gsm acid free power copier paper
  • B - Cover : 300 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding : Perfect Back cut Binding with lamination

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.45 Piasa) = Rs. 90.00 +
  • B - (Rs. 25.00 for multi color Cover with lamination) = Rs. 25.00 +
  • C - (Rs. 25.00 for Paperback Binding) = Rs. 25.00

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (90+25+25=140 x 50 copies) = Rs. 7000.00
  • * For this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Option 2:    Cost of Hard Bound 50 books of 200 pages of 8.5 x 5.5 inches size
  • A - Text : 80 gsm acid free sunshine map litho paper
  • B - Cover : 170 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding : Hard Bound Binding with lamination

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.50 Piasa) = Rs. 100.00 +
  • B - (Rs. 25.00 for Multi Color Cover with lamination) = Rs. 25.00 +
  • C - (Rs. 50.00 for Hard Bound Binding) = Rs. 50.00
  • D - For jacket Rs. 30.00 per copy extra

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (100+25+50=175 x 50 copies) = Rs. 8750.00
  • * For this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Option 3:    Cost of A4 size 50 books of 200 pages of 11 inches x 8.25 inches
  • A - Text Paper : 80 gsm acid free sunshine maplitho paper
  • B - Cover Paper : 300 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding Style : Perfect Paperback Binding

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.85 Piasa) = Rs. 170.00+
  • B - (Rs. 35.00 for multi color Cover with lamination)= Rs. 35.00+
  • C - (Rs. 30.00 for Perfect Binding) = Rs. 30.00

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (170+35+30=235 x 50 copies) = Rs. 11,750.00
  • * For this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Option 4:    Cost of A5 size 50 books of 200 pages of 8.5 x 5.5 inches
  • A - Text Paper : 80 gsm acid free natural shade maplitho paper
  • B - Cover Paper : 300 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding Style : Perfect Paperback Binding

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.55 Piasa) = Rs. 110.00 +
  • B - (Rs. 25.00 for multi color Cover with lamination) = Rs. 25.00 +
  • C - (Rs. 30.00 for Perfect Binding) = Rs. 30.00

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (110+25+30=165 x 50 copies) = Rs. 8,250.00
  • * For this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Option 5:    Cost of 9 x 6 inches size 50 books of 200 pages
  • A - Text Paper : 80 gsm acid free sunshine maplitho paper
  • B - Cover Paper : 300 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding Style : Perfect Paperback Binding

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.55 Piasa) = Rs. 110.00 +
  • B - (Rs. 30.00 for multi color Cover with lamination) = Rs. 30.00 +
  • C - (Rs. 30.00 for Perfect Binding) = Rs. 30.00

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (110+30+30=170 x 50 copies) = Rs. 8,500.00
  • * this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Option 6:   Cost of 9.25 x 7.25 inches size 50 books of 200 pages
  • A - Text Paper : 80 gsm acid free sunshine maplitho paper
  • B - Cover Paper : 300 gsm Imported Art Card
  • C - Binding Style : Perfect Paperback Binding

  • A - (200 No of pages x 0.70 Piasa) = Rs. 140.00+
  • B - (Rs. 35 for multi color Cover with lamination) = Rs. 35.00+
  • C - (Rs. 35 for Perfect Binding) = Rs. 35.00

  • * Total cost of 50 copies will be (140+35+35=210 x 50 copies) = Rs. 10,500.00*
  • * For this option, author has to provide print ready file in PDF format of his book and cover layout.

Above prices does not include: Typing, Page Layout and Cover Designing Charges

  1. In POD system you have to provide us typed manuscript in any regular word-process software.

  2. Layout charges means professional layout designing of text pages with heading, footnote, reference, index, starting pages for regular layout of 200 no pages book only. Which is not included tabular or science book. Indexing of book is not included.

  3. In cover designing you will get professional cover design layout options including About-The-Book and About-The-Author. If you want to insert any photograph on cover, please provide scanned high-resolution file in TIFF or JPGE format or in original.

Minimum Price to be charged Rs.7000.00 (10 to 25 no. of book)


Tango Publishing

This is a new form of traditional publishing, where author and publisher will work and invest together, as a team to minimize cost of publishing and enjoy its benefits. In tango publishing, the author has to market of his book by the help of social media like E-mails, blogs, twitter, Whatsapp & Facebook etc.

Publisher will market & upload the book for sale on www.abcpress.in, along with other books selling portals also like Flipkart & Amazon etc. For online purchase, author will recommend publisher’s online portal or Flipkart or Amazon sites to his book readers. The publisher will also provide benefit as royalty to author against the number of copies sold by their mutual efforts.

To know more details about tango publishing, kindly e-mail at - mail@abcpress.in


Market & Project Your Work

How can someone get behind your book if you can't get behind it yourself ?

Thousands of people dream of becoming published authors, but only a small percentage actually make it a reality. Anyone who has spent days, weeks, or even years writing a book deserves recognition and reward. If your book is to reach the hand of target readers, do not expect to simply publish your work and then wait for the bumper sales of your book.
Today is time to project and market yourself otherwise your hard work will go waste. If you want to be an established author then your book should be read by target readers otherwise your book will be lying in the shelf of libraries and no one will know about you and your hard work. You have to put more effort first time to make sure that your book would reach the hand of readers as much as possible.

• Keep telling about your book
How many people do you know? Do all of your friends, associates and family members know you have a book out? If not, tell them and encourage them to tell everyone they know. If your book reaches the hands of people who truly care about your work will help you in your efforts. Your associates, family members and friends can spread the word via phone, email advertisement banner, postcard, poster and bookmark on the notice board or on street, wherever possible. Word of mouth is an inexpensive way to establish your book. As an author your efforts and hard work will prove fruitful when your book will be in the hands of target readers.

• Be an Orator or a Guide for your Reader

Readers are attracted to a writer who talks about their interests. Sometime readers don't know how your book may be useful for their goals. In that case it is your duty to tell them rather educate them how your book is directly related and perfect match as their expectations. In regular seminar, workshop and academic and social meetings you can inform them about your book.

• Keep Updating about your Book
Keep writing new and updated press releases of your book in concerned newspaper columns and relevant magazines and departments of your field. We have to knock as many as time possible at door of our target reader and register our book in his mind. In seminar, workshop and academic and social meetings you can place your book card and bookmark in front of participants.


• How to get your Book

It is very important that to keep informing libraries, readers and institutions how and from where they can purchase your book. Once anyone wants your book he should get it as fast as possible.

It is very important that your book should reach the hand of the reader because you have written it for them. At the end of all the exercise there should be no misunderstanding. Being a self-publisher it is very important to target specialist distributor or local bookseller for your book
ABCPress will definitely help you in this regard.

Distributor and Local Bookseller : Keep informing your distributor and local bookseller about your book promotion efforts. After all they will get their profit by selling your book.

Marketing Tools

Initial sales usually depend on the author's network of friends, associates and mailing list but ultimate success is determined by the size of the market for the work, the book's unique contribution, the quality of the writing, layout of the book, and how much publicity it gets. However, if you are serious about selling your book than you should design a promotional campaign to reach in mind of maximum interested readers.

The ABCPRESS Marketing Toolkit is a complete customized set of free book promotion materials that helps authors or publishers publicize their work, create demand, and sell books.

Prepared specifically by our professional designers, the Marketing Toolkit includes templates for the following:


  • Promotional e-mail message : In age of computers, we have to move according to the technology make your email address data bank as much bigger as you can and accurate too. Promotional Email message is very effective and very economical means of advertising if it reaches at the right target.

  • Personal Web Site : A web site acts as a very effective method of advertising about your book and your self. Unlike other promotional things which are sent to a customer, a web site is your personal space and 'always on'. The customer can come at his convenience and learn more about your books and services. Apart from this they also get detailed information to contact you and a lot of querys are answered without you even coming in the picture. The fact that you are reading this, tells you about the effectiveness of this medium.

  • Posters : Single photograph delivers many thousands words. A3 size color/black & white poster containing final book photo, author photo, about book, content and special comments is very useful for the notice board of institutions, streets, social gathering, academic event and retailer shop. View Sample

  • Bookmarks : A single bookmark of 8 x2 will be a complimentary gift to book lovers, will be a long lasting memory of your book till it lies in the books.View Sample

  • Press Release : Professional press release for newspaper and magazine is most important tool in the marketing of your book. Press release should be compact and self explanatory and attractive along with book cover photo. Media feel comfortable when they received in ready for press copy form your side.

  • Postcard : Starting from your hand to the end of your target reader it works very well via hand to hand. When it reaches in the hand of target reader, whether he is having time or not he is bound to read, due to it openness. Most effective tool for marketing which always works and creates a personal relation between you and your reader. Book cover photo and author photo with content and special comments about book will be printed on one side postcard. Backside is blank for your personal remarks and address.View Sample

  • Book Business cards : An attractive book business card of your book containing book cover photo and your address is good marketing booster when you are meeting different people in a limited time. Distribute some book business card of your book to your associates, friends and family members for further distributions.View Sample

  • Event signage : Get ready for forthcoming events where you can project your book through above tools along with back stage banner or put your book signage at the entrance where no one can escape without it.

Initial sales usually depend on the author's network of friends, associates and mailing list but ultimate success is determined by the size of the market for the work, the book's unique contribution, the quality of the writing, layout of the book, and how much publicity it gets. However, if you are serious about selling your book than you should design a promotional campaign to reach in mind of maximum interested readers.

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