Publishing book with Auraq is really simple and easy now. If you have your book completed and ready, you register as Author at Auraq, share your content for review purpose and sing the agreement for publishing your book. Once this done, we proceed for proper publishing with ISBN and printing copies. After getting your books published, you choose to sell your books through Auraq and other online of offline bookstores. Auraq helps your market your published book and distribute it too.
Print on Demand or POD is a popular way of publishing a book with no copies printed in advance. Your book get published and available to buy online through our website. Once someone orders, we print the copy(s) and dispatch. This process take 2-3 working days at max. Author gets his/her royalty as decided in the agreement.
Auraq may print few copies for its own record or display with quantity of 10 or around.
At Auraq, through POD (Print on Demand) Service, books can be printed as low as single copy. But in start author has to buy first 30 copies or generate equivalent pre-orders. Once it is published then there is no restriction of minimum copies to order.
It varies much depending upon different things like paper quality, binding type, number of copies to be printed and final book size. Author informed prior in the agreement with all the details.
With the print-ready files of work, we require 18 business days for POD and 21 business days for offset publishing. This time does not include the review time or any other editorial services required time.
Yes, Auraq market the books with online and offline booksellers including distribution all major cities of Pakistan. It also depends upon the way it published, normally POD books are not marketed offline.
As Auraq is a registered publishing house with ISBN agency with publisher number 7868 in Pakistan so it assigns ISBN to all the books published by Auraq publications.
There is a nominal One Time Registration fee for authors and they get amazing FREE services in reward like
- Auraq Dashboard Access
- ISBN assignment
- Dedicated book page
- Dedicated Author page
- Social media poster of the book
- Basic social media marketing
We respect authors and give value to their work. All Intellectual right of book remains with the author and Auraq hold the rights to publish, sell and distribute the agreed edition of the book solely.
Auraq always come up with the quality books when it comes to printing. We prefer author’s choice but normally we use 80-100gsm imported white paper for inside printing and 300 gram art card laminated for paperback cover with perfect binding. The final finished books look like what any author or reader expect.
Auraq has introduced the Author Dashboard where author can login and see his/her real-time books selling report with some useful details as well like royalty, total number of copies ordered, who ordered, from where and order status.
Auraq is open to publish books in all genres and categories as long as its content worth publishing and meet our standard guide lines.
Book can be submitted and MS Word document format or if fully ready-to-print then may be as PDF as well with the below settings:
Document Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″ (w x h in Inches)
Margins: 0.75″ from four sides (size in Inches)
If Images are used, their resolution should be 300dpi.
Book Cover can be submitted as PDF, of PSD (phtoshop file) or any other editable format with the specifications below:
Color Scheme: CMYK
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″ (single side, w x h in Inches)
Bleed Area: 1″ from four sides.
Auraq offers royalties from 10% to 30% of the selling price as royalties depending upon various things. It is decided in the agreement with author before the process starts.
Auraq helps author to make his/her book available over the biggest market place in the world Amazon.com. As per Amazon.com policy, only English books are be eligible to display over Amazon.com for both, Kindle and Paperback.
Auraq delivers books through COD (Cash on Delivery) with some of the best courier companies in the town to deliver book fast. We also accept advance cash or direct bank transfer.
Auraq deliver books all over the world with the best courier companies including FedEx and DHL. For international buyer, COD (Cash on Delivery) facility is not available, only advance or direct bank transfer is available.
Auraq Publications is well functional book publishing house in Pakistan. It was established in 2018 with the aim to provide the Author-Centric platform for authors to get their self published with the utmost ease.
Auraq has published 75+ books and 70+ authors so far within 2019 and continue publishing books every month with amazing content and new authors.
Your work is completely safe with Auraq. Once you submit your work, we take care of its security and safety first and never present anywhere anyplace without the permission of Author. If you submitted your work for review and later on by any reason, you do not proceed publishing with Auraq, we never use it anywhere and we truncate it safely.