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Self publishing is the new trend in today\'s era. What is it? How does one self publish his/her book? To answer all these questions lets have an insight in the prodigious world of the Self Publishing.

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What is self publishing
What is Self Publishing?

  • In a word, self publishing is an art of publishing independently.

  • The author holds the responsibility and charge of the each step involved in the publishing.

  • Self publishing is not constrained to the paperback but E-books, brochures, pamphlets, websites etc.

Rules of self publishing
Rules of Self Publishing

  • There are no hard and fast rules

  • Everything can be moulded as per the choice and requirement of the author.

  • Either the author can compile, edit, design cover and publish his/her book himself/herself or he/she can hire someone for the same.

Benefits of self publishing
Benefits of Self Publishing

  • Copyright is reserved with the author

  • From cover to editing and formatting, everything depends upon the vision and thought of the author

  • Command your book in your own way

Types of self publishing
Types of Self Publishing

  • Vanity Publishing

  • Print on Demand

  • E-book Publishing

Vanity publishing
Vanity Publishing

  • It is in close relation with the traditional publishing

  • In this publishing companies pay the author a certain percent of the sale.

  • The motive of the publishing houses is to sign the deal with only those authors in whose script they see some potential

Print on demand
Print on Demand

  • Instead of printing thousands of book at a time, print on demand allows printing as per the demand of the book or in small quantities.

  • This reduces the burden on author as he/she need not to pay for the huge amount for the printing of the book and shouldn’t be worried about the clearance of the stock as well

E book publishing
E-book Publishing

  • Now is the era of E-book. Instead of carrying heavy loads people prefer to carry a tab or kindle etc. with a gamut of books in it.

  • Online E-book publisher is quite popular among the self publishers as it doesn’t need up-front or cost of per book

  • Some of the formats of the E-book is e-pub, PDF, mobi, etc.

Drawbacks of self publishing
Drawbacks of Self Publishing

  • Promotion and marketing of the book

  • Providing a professional look to the book

  • Editing the book and formatting it in right size with proper spacing and paragraphing

  • Maintaining the quality of the book

Who can self publish
Who can Self Publish?

  • Any one who has the manuscript of a book in his/her hand can go for self publishing

  • There are various self publisher India out there that can facilitate and guide you through the procedures and requirements

  • Those who wants a break from the monopoly of the Publisher

Where to self publish
Where to Self Publish?

  • There are many online sites available which facilitate self publishing

  • is one of the trustable self publishing company that promises to give your book in hand within the span of 30 days

  • Even the writers of technical books can opt for self publishing with ogpublication

The prodigious world of self publishing

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