7th year of Power Publishers. 500 Published Authors. Click here to know more.                        Power Publishers is India’s most popular, affordable & organized self-publishing company. Click here to publish your book.

Choose Your Scheme | self publishing india | self publish book printing | how to publish a child book | India

Publish Your Book: Choose Your Scheme From Below

Get published in 2 weeks with Power Publishers; India's most popular self publishing company with over 500 published authors. Choose a scheme from the 5 excellent schemes; the first 4 for black and white publication; 5th for color publication. If your scheme does not cover something and yet you would want it included, just check out our add extra spice section here, and add the necessary toppings. Payment information here. Your published book should be in your hand and displayed in our marketplace in the next few days.

Comparison of schemes 1, 2, 3 & 4

Authors who signed up with us before 8 April 2014, please click here to see old schemes existing before 8 April 2014.
         
 

Scheme 1

Minister

Scheme 2

Queen

Scheme 3

Black & White King

Scheme 4

Color King

 
Payable Rs. 19,990 / $499 Rs. 37,990 / $999 Rs. 52,990 / $1,499 Rs. 79,990 / $1,799
Inside pages Black and white Black and white Black and white Full color inside pages
Paper quality 90 gsm thick natural shade or white 90 gsm thick natural shade or white 90 gsm thick natural shade or white 90 gsm thick art paper
No. of complimentary copies to author 10 20 30 10
Books sent to the book review section of leading newspapers (which newspapers?) No Yes (to 3 newspapers) Yes (to 5 newspapers) Yes (to 5 newspapers)
ISBN no. & barcode allotment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Book cover design Standard, color cover Premium (best artist) color cover Premium (best artist) color cover Premium (best artist) color cover
Ebook version Yes Yes Yes Yes
Copyright registration No Yes Yes Yes
Book inside design & layout Yes Yes Yes Yes
Complimentary Proofreading (one round) No No Yes Yes
Video Book Trailer your book (watch samples) No No Yes (2 - 4 minute video book trailer) Yes (2 - 4 minute video book trailer)
Newspaper advertisement Optional – on extra payment (click here to know more) Optional – on extra payment (click here to know more) Optional – on extra payment (click here to know more) Optional – on extra payment (click here to know more)
Book release event assistance (watch event photos) No No Yes. Assistance to arrange book release event Yes. Assistance to arrange book release event
Free website for author / book No Yes Yes Yes
Free A3 size posters with cover blowup 5 15 20 20
Free business cards (what is this?) No 100 200 200
Complimentary t-shirt with book cover printed on it (see samples) No No Yes Yes
Email communication with pre-press team during production Limited Full Full Full
Listing in Power Publishers 'Buy Books' Section; buyers can purchase online Yes Yes Yes Yes
Available through Flipkart.com Yes Yes Yes Yes
Available through Ebay.in Yes Yes Yes Yes
Available from Crossword.in No Yes Yes Yes
Available from Infibeam.com No Yes Yes Yes
Listing in Indiamart.com No No Yes Yes
Available from Amazon.in No No Yes Yes
Available from Purushottam Bookstore with attractive discount Yes Yes Yes Yes
Royalty / profit share and sales report to author Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. 35% royalty on MRP of books (70% profit share) sold directly from Power Publishers. 15% royalty on books sold through other outlets. Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. 35% royalty on MRP of books (70% profit share) sold directly from Power Publishers. 15% royalty on books sold through other outlets. Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. 35% royalty on MRP of books (70% profit share) sold directly from Power Publishers. 15% royalty on books sold through other outlets. Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. 35% royalty on MRP of books (70% profit share) sold directly from Power Publishers. 15% royalty on books sold through other outlets.
Author's discount rate for extra copies 25% 30% 35% 35%
Delivery of complimentary copies to author Normal delivery FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. Normal delivery FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. Normal delivery FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. Normal delivery FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment.
Search engine optimization No Yes Yes Yes
Facebook, Twitter page for book No Yes Yes Yes
Extra charges for Exceeding 150 pages Exceeding 150 pages Exceeding 150 pages Exceeding 100 pages
Service tax (12.36%) included Yes Yes Yes Yes
 

If your scheme does not cover something and yet you would want it included, just check out our add extra spice section here, and add the necessary toppings. Payment information here. Your published book should be in your hand and displayed in our marketplace in the next few days.

Proceed to step 2: Add Extra Spice


Authors who signed up with us before 8 April 2014, please click here to see old schemes existing before 8 April 2014.

Scheme 1: Minister - Rs 19,990 | US$ 499

  • Printed on 90 gsm thick natural shade paper
  • Color cover and black and white inside pages
  • 10 complimentary paperback copies to author. 'Paperback' means soft-board cover. (If you want your book to be hardbound instead of paperback, add 11% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges).
  • ISBN number and barcode
  • Standard color book cover design
  • Book design and layout
  • Ebook version/edition included
  • Listing in Power Publishers 'Buy Books' section; buyers can purchase online
  • Availability of book through Flipkart.com, India's most popular online bookstore.
  • Availability of book through Ebay.in, very popular online store.
  • Availability of book through Purushottam Bookstore. Attractive discount.
  • Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. Royalty 35% (profit share 70%) and 15% (profit share 30%).
  • 25% author's discount if you want to buy additional copies
  • Normal delivery of author's complimentary copies FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. (US$ rates apply for international delivery)
  • Extra charges: 25% extra for books over 150 pages and under 300 pages | 50% extra for books over 300 pages and under 400 pages | 75% extra for books over 400 pages and under 500 pages | 100% extra for books over 500 pages.
  • Scheme fee includes 12.36% service tax and education cess. No additional service tax to be added to scheme fee.

Add spice (on extra payment):

The services listed below are not included in the above scheme but can be added on extra payment. Service tax and education cess at the rate of 12.36% will additionally apply on the fees quoted below.
  • Proofreading and editing - not included in this scheme. Cost Rs 50 per page. 1 page = 325 words. Ensures manual human correction of spelling, grammar and typos.
  • Newspaper advertisement: Cost: Rs 30,000 for 1 full color newspaper advertisement in THE TELEGRAPH, 11 cm X 14.77 cm size with author photo and book cover image along with Power Publishers’ advertisement.
  • Color page insertion inside the book: Cost: Rs 1,000 extra for every single fully color page. 1 page means one side of a page.
  • Thicker 120 gsm paper, (natural shade or white) instead of the default 90 gsm thick paper. Cost: 8% extra on basic scheme fee.
  • Hardboard binding: By default our books have paperback, or soft-board binding. If you want your book to be hardbound instead of paperback, add 11% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges.
  • Website for author: Cost Rs 6,000 for author’s personal website with book details and author bio, linked to different outlets of the book.
  • 24 hours urgent express delivery of your complimentary copies through DHL / DTDC. Cost: 26% extra of basic scheme fee.
  • Video book trailer. (watch samples of our book trailers) A video book trailer is a 2 - 4 minute video about your book. It is similar to a feature film trailer, and is aimed to create awareness and buzz about your book through social networks. Cost: Rs 4,999.
  • T-shirt with book cover printed on it: (see samples) Promote your book by wearing a smart t-shirt with your book cover printed on it. Cost: Rs 990 each.
  • Typesetting: If your book is hand-written, it needs to be computer typed first, before our editorial team can take it up. Cost: Rs 30 per page.
  • Illustrations inside your book: Illustrations are hand made sketches and drawings by our artists, custom made to decorate your book, and to go inside the pages in between the text. Highly recommended for children's books. Cost: Rs 750 for each black and white illustration, and Rs 1,500 for each color illustration.
  • Premium book cover design, instead of the default standard book cover design we are providing. Would be done by one of our best cover artists, and will be either hand drawn/painted or based on a photo collage / composition. Cost: Rs 3,000.
  • Attractive book cover decoration: golden or silver foil letters with high raised emboss, or spot UV coating - makes select portions or cover, like title text and author name highly glossy, while other portions of cover are non gloss. Cost: Rs 2,500.

Go back to scheme comparison table

Scheme 2: Queen - Rs 37,990 | US$ 999

  • Printed on 90 gsm thick natural shade paper
  • Color cover and black and white inside pages
  • 20 complimentary paperback copies to author. 'Paperback' means soft-board cover. (If you want your book to be hardbound instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges).
  • ISBN number and barcode
  • Premium color book cover design by our best artist
  • Ebook version/edition included
  • Copyright registration
  • Book design and layout
  • Full email support in communication with pre-press team.
  • 15 Posters for marketing your book
  • 100 business cards (what is this?) for marketing your book
  • Will be sent to the 'book review' section of 3 of India's leading newspapers and magazines. Excellent chance of your book getting reviewed. (which newspapers?)
  • Author’s personal website for book linked to and from Power Publishers 'Buy Books' Section.
  • Listing in Power Publishers 'Buy Books' section; buyers can purchase online
  • Availability of book through Flipkart.com, India's most popular online bookstore.
  • Availability of book through Ebay.in, very popular online store.
  • Availability of book through Infibeam.com, India's leading bookstore. Heavy discount.
  • Availability of book through Crossword.in, India's leading bookstore.
  • Availability of book through Purushottam Bookstore. Attractive discount. Overseas delivery.
  • Search engine optimization (get noticed online - rank high in search engine listings)
  • Social Media Optimization - page about your book on Facebook and Twitter, with updates about your book.
  • Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. Royalty 35% (profit share 70%) and 15% (profit share 30%).
  • 30% author's discount if you want to buy additional copies
  • Normal delivery of author's complimentary copies FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. (US$ rates apply for international delivery)
  • Extra charges: 25% extra for books over 150 pages and under 300 pages | 50% extra for books over 300 pages and under 400 pages | 75% extra for books over 400 pages and under 500 pages | 100% extra for books over 500 pages.
  • Scheme fee includes 12.36% service tax and education cess. No additional service tax to be added to scheme fee.

Add spice (on extra payment):

The services listed below are not included in the above scheme but can be added on extra payment. Service tax and education cess at the rate of 12.36% will additionally apply on the fees quoted below.
  • Newspaper advertisement: Cost: Rs 30,000 for 1 full color newspaper advertisement in THE TELEGRAPH, 11 cm X 14.77 cm size with author photo and book cover image along with Power Publishers’ advertisement.
  • Proofreading and editing - not included in this scheme. Cost Rs 50 per page. 1 page = 325 words. Ensures manual human correction of spelling, grammar and typos.
  • Color page insertion inside the book: Cost: Rs 2,000 extra for every single fully color page. 1 page means one side of a page.
  • Thicker 120 gsm paper, (natural shade or white) instead of the default 90 gsm thick paper. Cost: 7% extra on basic scheme fee.
  • Hardboard binding: By default our books have paperback, or soft-board binding. If you want your book to be hardbound (hard board cover with a printed paper jacket) instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges.
  • 24 hours urgent express delivery of your complimentary copies through DHL / DTDC. Cost: 24% extra of basic scheme fee.
  • Video book trailer. (watch samples of our book trailers) A video book trailer is a 2 - 4 minute video about your book. It is similar to a feature film trailer, and is aimed to create awareness and buzz about your book through social networks. Cost: Rs 4,999.
  • T-shirt with book cover printed on it: (see samples) Promote your book by wearing a smart t-shirt with your book cover printed on it. Cost: Rs 990 each.
  • Typesetting: If your book is hand-written, it needs to be computer typed first, before our editorial team can take it up. Cost: Rs 30 per page.
  • Illustrations inside your book: Illustrations are hand made sketches and drawings by our artists, custom made to decorate your book, and to go inside the pages in between the text. Highly recommended for children's books. Cost: Rs 750 for each black and white illustration, and Rs 1,500 for each color illustration.
  • Attractive book cover decoration: golden or silver foil letters with high raised emboss, or spot UV coating - makes select portions or cover, like title text and author name highly glossy, while other portions of cover are non gloss. Cost: Rs 2,500.

Go back to scheme comparison table

Scheme 3: Black & White King - Rs 52,990 | US$ 1,499

  • Printed on 90 gsm thick natural shade paper
  • Color cover and black and white inside pages
  • 30 complimentary paperback copies to author. 'Paperback' means soft-board cover. (If you want your book to be hardbound instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges).
  • ISBN number and barcode
  • Premium color book cover design by our best artist
  • Ebook version/edition included
  • Copyright registration
  • Book design and layout
  • Full email support in communication with pre-press team.
  • Video book trailer (like a film trailer) to promote your book on social networks (watch samples of our book trailers)
  • Book launch event arrangement assistance if author is interested to organize such an event and if we have connections in the preferred city/town. (Watch book launch events) No discounts for not being able to use this service/feature. Our assistance and guidance is complimentary, but the cost of the venue, microphone, camera, invitation to media, refreshments, tea/coffee etc. will have to be paid directly to the venue or bourne by the author.
  • T-shirt with your book cover printed on it. (see samples)
  • 20 Posters for marketing your book
  • 200 business cards (what is this?) for marketing your book
  • Will be sent to the 'book review' section of 5 of India's leading newspapers and magazines. Excellent chance of your book getting reviewed. (which newspapers?)
  • Complimentary proofreading of your manuscript - one round. Ensures manual human correction of spelling, grammar and typos. 'One round' refers to the manual correction of your complete manuscript by a human proofreader ONCE. After that if you want further changes on that, that is considered as a 2nd round and that is chargeable at Rs 25 per page (1 page = 325 words).
  • Author’s personal website for book linked to and from Power Publishers 'Buy Books' Section.
  • Listing in Power Publishers 'Buy Books' section; buyers can purchase online
  • Availability of book through Flipkart.com, India's most popular online bookstore.
  • Availability of book through Ebay.in, very popular online store.
  • Availability of book through Infibeam.com, India's leading bookstore. Heavy discount.
  • Availability of book through Crossword.in, India's leading bookstore.
  • Listing of book in Indiamart.com, India's leading webstore.
  • Availability of book through Amazon.in.
  • Availability of book through Purushottam Bookstore. Attractive discount. Overseas delivery.

  • Search engine optimization (get noticed online - rank high in search engine listings)
  • Social Media Optimization - page about your book on Facebook and Twitter, with updates about your book.
  • Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. Royalty 35% (profit share 70%) and 15% (profit share 30%).
  • 35% author's discount if you want to buy additional copies
  • Normal delivery of author's complimentary copies FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. (US$ rates apply for international delivery)
  • Extra charges: 25% extra for books over 150 pages and under 300 pages | 50% extra for books over 300 pages and under 400 pages | 75% extra for books over 400 pages and under 500 pages | 100% extra for books over 500 pages.
  • Scheme fee includes 12.36% service tax and education cess. No additional service tax to be added to scheme fee.

Add spice (on extra payment):

The services listed below are not included in the above scheme but can be added on extra payment. Service tax and education cess at the rate of 12.36% will additionally apply on the fees quoted below.
  • Newspaper advertisement: Cost: Rs 30,000 for 1 full color newspaper advertisement in THE TELEGRAPH, 11 cm X 14.77 cm size with author photo and book cover image along with Power Publishers’ advertisement.
  • Color page insertion inside the book: Cost: Rs 2,000 extra for every single fully color page. 1 page means one side of a page.
  • Attractive book cover decoration: golden or silver foil letters with high raised emboss, or spot UV coating - makes select portions or cover, like title text and author name highly glossy, while other portions of cover are non gloss. Cost: Rs 2,500.
  • Thicker 120 gsm paper, (natural shade or white) instead of the default 90 gsm thick paper. Cost: 7% extra on basic scheme fee.
  • Hardboard binding: By default our books have paperback, or soft-board binding. If you want your book to be hardbound (hard board cover with a printed paper jacket) instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges.
  • 24 hours urgent express delivery of your complimentary copies through DHL / DTDC. Cost: 24% extra of basic scheme fee.
  • Typesetting: If your book is hand-written, it needs to be computer typed first, before our editorial team can take it up. Cost: Rs 30 per page.
  • Illustrations inside your book: Illustrations are hand made sketches and drawings by our artists, custom made to decorate your book, and to go inside the pages in between the text. Highly recommended for children's books. Cost: Rs 750 for each black and white illustration, and Rs 1,500 for each color illustration.

Go back to scheme comparison table

Scheme 4: Color King - Rs. 79,990 / US$ 1,799

  • Printed on 90 gsm thick art paper
  • Color cover and full color inside pages
  • 10 complimentary paperback copies to author. 'Paperback' means soft-board cover. (If you want your book to be hardbound instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges).
  • ISBN number and barcode
  • Premium color book cover design by our best artist
  • Ebook version/edition included
  • Copyright registration
  • Book design and layout
  • Full email support in communication with pre-press team.
  • Video book trailer (like a film trailer) to promote your book on social networks (watch samples of our book trailers)
  • Book launch event arrangement assistance if author is interested to organize such an event and if we have connections in the preferred city/town. (Watch book launch events) No discounts for not being able to use this service/feature. Our assistance and guidance is complimentary, but the cost of the venue, microphone, camera, invitation to media, refreshments, tea/coffee etc. will have to be paid directly to the venue or bourne by the author.
  • T-shirt with your book cover printed on it. (see samples)
  • 20 Posters for marketing your book
  • 200 business cards (what is this?) for marketing your book
  • Will be sent to the 'book review' section of 5 of India's leading newspapers and magazines. Excellent chance of your book getting reviewed. (which newspapers?)
  • Complimentary proofreading of your manuscript - one round. Ensures manual human correction of spelling, grammar and typos. 'One round' refers to the manual correction of your complete manuscript by a human proofreader ONCE. After that if you want further changes on that, that is considered as a 2nd round and that is chargeable at Rs 25 per page (1 page = 325 words).
  • Author’s personal website for book linked to and from Power Publishers 'Buy Books' Section.
  • Listing in Power Publishers 'Buy Books' section; buyers can purchase online
  • Availability of book through Flipkart.com, India's most popular online bookstore.
  • Availability of book through Ebay.in, very popular online store.
  • Availability of book through Infibeam.com, India's leading bookstore. Heavy discount.
  • Availability of book through Crossword.in, India's leading bookstore.
  • Listing of book in Indiamart.com, India's leading webstore.
  • Availability of book through Amazon.in.
  • Availability of book through Purushottam Bookstore. Attractive discount. Overseas delivery.
  • Search engine optimization (get noticed online - rank high in search engine listings)
  • Social Media Optimization - page about your book on Facebook and Twitter, with updates about your book.
  • Trimonthly royalty payment and sales report to author. Royalty 35% (profit share 70%) and 15% (profit share 30%).
  • 35% author's discount if you want to buy additional copies
  • Normal delivery of author's complimentary copies FREE, through DTDC or Speed Post. Option of 24 hour urgent express delivery through DHL or DTDC on extra payment. (US$ rates apply for international delivery)
  • Extra charges: 25% extra for books over 100 pages and under 200 pages | 50% extra for books over 200 pages and under 300 pages | 75% extra for books over 300 pages and under 400 pages | 100% extra for books over over 400 pages and under 500 pages.
  • Scheme fee includes 12.36% service tax and education cess. No additional service tax to be added to scheme fee.

Add spice (on extra payment):

The services listed below are not included in the above scheme but can be added on extra payment. Service tax and education cess at the rate of 12.36% will additionally apply on the fees quoted below.
  • Newspaper advertisement: Cost: Rs 30,000 for 1 full color newspaper advertisement in THE TELEGRAPH, 11 cm X 14.77 cm size with author photo and book cover image along with Power Publishers’ advertisement.
  • Attractive book cover decoration: golden or silver foil letters with high raised emboss, or spot UV coating - makes select portions or cover, like title text and author name highly glossy, while other portions of cover are non gloss. Cost: Rs 2,500.
  • Thicker 120 gsm paper, (natural shade or white) instead of the default 90 gsm thick paper. Cost: 6% extra on basic scheme fee.
  • Hardboard binding: By default our books have paperback, or soft-board binding. If you want your book to be hardbound (hard board cover with a printed paper jacket) instead of paperback, add 10% extra to cover additional binding and postage charges.
  • 24 hours urgent express delivery of your complimentary copies through DHL / DTDC. Cost: 24% extra of basic scheme fee.
  • Typesetting: If your book is hand-written, it needs to be computer typed first, before our editorial team can take it up. Cost: Rs 30 per page.
  • Illustrations inside your book : Illustrations are hand made sketches and drawings by our artists, custom made to decorate your book, and to go inside the pages in between the text. Highly recommended for children's books. Cost: Rs 750 for each black and white illustration, and Rs 1,500 for each color illustration.

Go back to scheme comparison table

Authors who signed up with us before 8 April 2014, please click here to see old schemes existing before 8 April 2014.