Top 5 advantages and disadvantages of Self-Publishing

 

Generally, a self-publishing author spends about 90% of his time in marketing and most of the self-published books don’t reach the desired numbers in terms of connectivity to readers, resulting in lesser sales compared to traditional publishers.

Top 5 Advantages of self-Publishing

1. Increased earnings for authors who opt for Self publishing.
2. Lesser time taken to publish compared to traditional publishing.
3. Complete creativity freedom as there are no worries about the censorship from publishers.
4. Better loyalty, as self-publishers enjoy higher loyalty and longer shelf life.
5. Easier for New Authors with good content to publish their books.

Top 5 Disadvantages of Self-Publishing

1. Self-publishers have to spend more time in marketing than creating their books.
2. Less Editorial and Marketing support.
3. Most Self-published books sell lesser copies compared to Traditional publishing.
4. Reviews from main stream press are limited.
5. Not easy to find entry into the shelves of book stores.

And this is where companies like BookMedia can support authors in publishing; as we help them from start-to-finish, in creating their books with editorial support, marketing and distribution onto thousands of book stores.

Generally, a self-publishing author spends about 90% of his time in marketing and most of the self-published books don’t reach the desired numbers in terms of connectivity to readers, resulting in lesser sales compared to traditional publishers.

We at BookMedia serve as one-stop destination by extending our support for self-publishers with the following services.

1. Editorial Services

Starting from copy editing to creating a prefect layout for your books, our experienced editorial team makes sure that your books get published with flawless quality.

2. Design

Our innovative creative team takes care of your cover design and other image related requirements.

3. Marketing and Distribution

Our dedicated professional team works in tandem to roll out marketing strategies in helping you to upload your books onto thousands of bookstores globally.

4. E-Books laced with interactive features especially for children books.

5. Print on Demand services.

For more details please email me at nataraj@bookmedia.co

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