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Explains the concept of print-on-demand publishing

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