Frequently Asked Questions.
Nitya publications is a publishing platform for authors from around the world. We make it easy for you to create, publish, and distribute your book in Print.
You retain all the rights to your book! We exist to help you reach the market via our distribution partners and act as a publishing label. We work with a non-exclusive publishing agreement meaning, we dont own any of your content and you can even publish it elsewhere if you wish
“ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. It’s basically a 13 digit identification number that booksellers and libraries use to identify books, magazines, newspapers or other publications. Separate ISBNs are assigned for the paperback, hardbound and eBook versions of your book. “
You can track the sales of your book on your author dashboard. You can see your earnings, track payout and order copies of your book at a subsidised price from your dashboard.
The selling price of a book is dependent on its production cost. The Calculate Author Earnings feature on the Notion Press website helps you know the production cost of your book based on the Number of Pages, Book Format, Book Size & Book Type. With this, you can set the retail price of your book and ascertain the earnings that you would receive on sale of every copy.
The inventory is Printed-On-Demand (POD) based on sales velocity to ensure that the book does not go out of stock. Notion Press works with its various print partners across the globe to make sure your book is printed and delivered to your buyer within the turn around time. This ensures that the latest version of your book is always available when readers order it from the Notion Press Store or various eCommerce sites.
At Notion Press, we strive to keep all our authors completely satisfied with our services. You will receive support from our Author Support Team for all your post publishing queries over e-mail.
Nitya Publications sharing royality in following manners
1. 20% in online selling like amazon, flipkart or any ecommerce website
2. 15% in offline selling like book stores and fairs
4. 100% if sold by author
3. 50% or 100% on ebook selling
Calculation of Selling Price in online mode
1. Selling Price = MRP – Discount given to the buyer – other deductions on amazon/flipkart
Example 1. Assume a book having MRP Rs. 200. No discount given to the buyer and amazon / flipkart taking Rs. 20 as their service charges.
Selling Price = Rs. 200 – Rs. 20 = Rs. 180
Royality Share with author = 20% of 180 i.e. Rs. 36
Example 2. Assume a book having MRP Rs. 200. 30% discount given to the buyer and amazon / flipkart taking Rs. 20 as their service charges.
Selling Price = Rs. 200 – Rs. 60 – Rs. 20 = Rs. 120
Royality Share with author = 20% of 120 i.e. Rs. 24
Calculation of Selling Price in offline mode
1. Selling Price = MRP – Discount given to the vendor/buyer
Example 2. Assume a book having MRP Rs. 200. 20% discount given to the buyer/vendor
Selling Price = Rs. 200 – Rs. 40 = Rs. 160
Royality Share with author = 20% of Rs. 160 i.e. Rs. 32.
Calculation of royalty if sold by author i.e 100%
Authors may get 100% royality on sold book by selling their books by themselves. Author need to kept the stock after paying printing cost +transport charges only. Min order 100 books(POD) in one slot. Costing will be per page, no matter how much MRP on the book.
Calculation of royalty in ebook selling
1. 100% if sold by author
2. 50% if sold by publisher
Profits from print book sales in India: All print books sold via Indian eCommerce sites are reported on your Author Dashboard as soon as orders are confirmed and determined for each month. Your earnings for each month is paid out within 40 days from the end of the month the sales are reported in.
For example, all sales for the month of January are paid to you by the 10th of March.
Profits from International print book sales: Print copies of your book are sold via various international eCommerce sites and are updated on your author dashboard every 90 days after accounting for any returns and taxes levied on the book in each geography where your book sells. Your earnings for each month are paid to you in the subsequent month.
For example, all international sales in the month of January are updated on your dashboard in the month of April and the profits from January are paid to you on the 10th of May.
Profits from eBook sales: eBooks are sold across the world by multiple retailers. eBook sales across various retailers and geographies are reconciled and updated on your dashboard every 90 days. Your earnings for each month are paid to you in the subsequent month.
For example, all eBook sales in the month of January are updated on your dashboard in the month of April and the profits from January are paid to you on the 10th of May.