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Print On Demand

  1. 1. PRINT-ON-DEMAND (POD) PUBLISHING
  2. 2. Traditional Publishing <ul><li>based on offset printing methods, hence minimum order quantities </li></ul><ul><li>reluctant to bet on new authors and experimental writing </li></ul><ul><li>copyrights are retained by publisher </li></ul><ul><li>royalties earned by author are a small percentage of earnings per books </li></ul><ul><li>pressure to sell unsold copies </li></ul><ul><li>Biased against authors for small audiences </li></ul>
  3. 3. POD Publishing <ul><li>prints in required quantities, even one copy at a time </li></ul><ul><li>ideal for new authors and authors of niche publications </li></ul><ul><li>authors can earn a large percentage of net profits as royalty </li></ul><ul><li>authors retain all copyrights and has complete control over the final product </li></ul>
  4. 4. Advantages of POD <ul><li>the author has total control over the book </li></ul><ul><li>book is available with 10 days of submission of the completed manuscript </li></ul><ul><li>authors can earn a large percentage of the profits on each book as royalty </li></ul><ul><li>authors are in complete control over the final look and feel of the book </li></ul><ul><li>no upfront costs on large print runs </li></ul><ul><li>no unsold copies </li></ul>
  5. 5. Disadvantages of POD <ul><li>the author is responsible for marketing the book </li></ul><ul><li>many retailers are reluctant to store POD books unless you assure them of buying back unsold copies </li></ul><ul><li>most aspects of the book making process have to be overseen by the author </li></ul>
  6. 6. Potential Uses of POD <ul><li>translation of works from Indian languages to English and vice versa </li></ul><ul><li>books by new authors for limited markets </li></ul><ul><li>publication of dissertations and reports </li></ul><ul><li>print copies of out-of-copyright, fragile manuscripts in libraries </li></ul><ul><li>compilations, travelogues and photo-albums </li></ul><ul><li>business reports and manuals </li></ul>
  7. 7. CinnamonTeal Print & Publishing Services <ul><li>India’s only POD provider with runs of one </li></ul><ul><li>one-stop shop for all services including pre-press and post-press (marketing) </li></ul><ul><li>no setup or upfront costs </li></ul><ul><li>variety of options for book sizes, binding and covers </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity of content never compromised </li></ul><ul><li>Unambiguous pricing </li></ul>
  8. 8. Contact us <ul><li>Leonard Fernandes / Queenie Fernandes </li></ul><ul><li>CinnamonTeal Print & Publishing Services </li></ul><ul><li>Plot No. 16, Gogol, </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Board Colony </li></ul><ul><li>Margao Goa 403601 INDIA </li></ul><ul><li>tel: +91-98503 98530 / 31 </li></ul><ul><li>web: http://cinnamonteal.dogearsetc.com </li></ul><ul><li>email: editorialservices@dogearsetc.com </li></ul>

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