FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTIONS
Approximately 20 to 35 days, after we get your manuscript typed on computer, proofread manuscript and receive your payment.
Currently, we are providing our authors with our sales report via email. We are also working hard to provide our authors the live sales data. But, currently there is no any surefire way to make them know the accurate sales detail.
We are 9001,& 14001 certified Pvt. Ltd. company working with the intention of creating valuable authors who can really contribute for the greater good of our society. We are conventional publisher selling books through book stores and hence when order gets received through distributors, etc. only then we can provide our authors any sales data on request.
Mutually / Author can decide the list price of the book at any value but it should never be less than the cost price of the book. Usually, we let our team of experts decide the price of the book. Our experts fix the list price of a book after taking into a number of things into consideration including the current market trend.
We make royalty payments at every six months. Royalty payments are made through NEFT transfer/Account Payee Cheque to the authors in India whereas to the foreign authors, royalty payments are made through PayPal.
Author can purchase the minimum quantity he/she may require within 3 months’ period. We re-print books when stock is completely sold out.
Yes, author is charged only the cost price of the book. Postage is paid by author.
An author needs to pay the professional charges for rendering the services of making the manuscript print-ready, book formatting, interior design, cover design, editing, distribution, marketing (includes SEO, SMO, online promotion, video, book launch, poster, bookmarks and the likes). Importantly, we take responsibility for inventory management and order fulfillment and author is not charged for any of these services.
GPH, with its professional services (such as book cover design, interior design, editing, etc.) helps authors in converting their raw manuscripts into beautified books. Moreover, for each and every book published by us, we create video and display/sale it in the forthcoming New Delhi World Book Fair and do a number of similar things to make the presence of the books of our authors felt far and wide.
There are no hidden fees or charges. If any author wants to add on the services except the package that he/she had selected, we will send him the possible extra cost and start the processing in GPH. We always suggest to get Online Marketing done for your book which costs ₹ 15,000/- only and is highly beneficial and result oriented. However, we do basic level of ONLINE MARKETING WHICH IS FREE IN ALL OUR PACKAGES.
No shipping is charged. We have included free shipping of the complementary books to authors as part of all our existing packages. WE ONLY CHARGE SHIPPING FOR FOREIGN COURIERS.
We request 50% advance payment for the publishing services opted. The balance 50% is requested after ONE COPY OF BOOK & COVER IN SPIRAL BINDING IS SENT TO YOU & YOU CONFIRM IT AS FINAL.
Your book will be marketed on different platforms like Amazon.in, Flipkart.com, Shopclues.com, Paytm.com, and Gullybaba.com. If your book performs well, then we can send the book to national distributors for making it available in physical book stores, subject to distributor’s consent. We will also list your book in our catalogue, and since our catalogue is distributed many times in a year to hundreds of shopkeepers, the chances of order from shops increases to a great extent, no matter whether your book performs better or not on websites.
MOREOVER WE WILL DISPLAY and sell YOUR BOOK AT OUR BRANCH OFFICE in DARYAGANJ WHICH IS THE LARGEST HUB FOR INDIAN PUBLISHERS & DISTRIBUTORS.
As per the conditions mentioned in the plans, it will be decided through mutual agreement.
8.5 inches by 5.5 inches approx. REST DEPENDS ON OUR EXPERTS.
Author’s share or royalty will be totally dependent on the following facts:-
- The printing cost per book
- The selling price or MRP set for the book
- The medium via which the book is being sold
- The discounts (if provided) to the customers of the book
- If free shipping is provided to the customers of the book
Please visit Royalty Calculator to estimate the royalty.(IT PROVIDE YOU APPROXIMATE IDEA). FOR CONFIRMED ROYALTY KINDLY MAIL US ON [email protected] We are conventional publisher with so much flexibility in our packages & we create customize package also.
We accept MS Word files and editable PDFs. We accept even old books that authors wish to re-publish.
Minimum 50 pages is required to get a book published
Earning will depend on various factors. We can discuss the possibilities in face-to-face interaction.
The books are available for sale on the online distribution channels till the time author wishes to continue the agreement with us. Author signs an agreement with us which is subject to yearly auto-renewal.
No, there are no renewal charges.
No. But, you will get the ‘author’s discount’ up to 60-65% for extra copies that you order directly from GPH. However, if you order copies from other outlets/stores like Amazon.in, etc. without a special discount, then you will earn regular royalty.
Gullybaba.com accepts various payment methods including major credit & debit cards, Paypal, cash to our head office, etc.
GPH provides a simple process. You just have to select a publishing package and submit your book for publishing. A project manager will be immediately assigned to assist you during the entire publishing process. After submitting a book, an ISBN will be assigned and the manuscript will be sent for cover and book interior design. The Process of Publishing will be managed by us with frequent inputs from your end.
Exceptions to Warranty, GPH does not proof, edit or change any of the content in the Books that you submit for print services. However, our experts check the contents for grammatical errors, presentation errors, or of any other kind of idea to make the book better. This is free of cost service provided by us and is included in all the packages. We provide this service to reduce chances of poor quality content getting printed. All changes suggested to author after this review by experts will be done by author, if the changes can be done by our experts then it will be done, but with the consent of author only. Usually these are minor changes only. THIS IS DONE TO MAINTAIN THE TRUST OF GULLYBABA READERS.
2 YEARS / AS PER THE AGREEMENT.
Yes, even the old books which author wishes to re-publish will be published by us with all the services & charges.
Printing and binding errors: Though it is quite unlikely, but if you notice printing or binding errors after receiving and opening the parcel, please bring it to our notice. Our editorial team will look into the issue immediately. If it is found that what has been printed is what you had approved to be printed, then we cannot help, because you had approved this to be printed. In that case the best we can do is to incorporate these in the next edition once the first edition is all sold. If it is found that what has been printed or bound is significantly different from what you had approved for printing; or the pages are in wrong order due to a binding issue, we shall take responsibility.
In that case please send back only the copies that have these issues and we shall be happy to replace the number of copies you have sent back, with correctly printed and bound copies within 21 days of receiving the returned copies. We shall replace the exact number of copies that you send us back, if they are found to have these issues.
AUTHOR CANT MAKE ANY CHANGES ONCE HE SUBMITS THE SCRIPT OF BOOK.
That depends. It is our duty to keep the book available to readers for 2 years after which you can renew only the distribution for a nominal annual cost and we print in sufficient numbers to keep it available in the market for the next 2 years. If your books are all sold off, we will reprint it at our own cost to make it available in the market.
Definitely, in order to boost its number of sales. Small Scale book launching event is organized by us every year at World Book Fair. However, large scale formal launch event is not organized annually. It may get organized once in 2 or 4 years. Take a look
No, there is no additional cost, but the book should perform well.
Renewal cost for online availability, after the term end, is to be decided on mutual agreement.
At the World Book Fair, media form all across the country will be there for coverage. Your books will be on display throughout the event & through the media coverage it will reach every household. We will also place banners & standees across our stalls however this will depend on the package selected. Apart from that, the World Book Fair has its own official App & Newspaper to market the event.