The Benefits – Short term and Long term
  • The publishers those who don’t have a dedicated office space, showroom or a storefront can use this as an alternative.
  • Besides sales they can show case every book on their virtual shelves with all the vital information.
  • In a brick and mortar shop or even a regular book fair for that matter, there is a possibility that spot light goes to the bestsellers, critically acclaimed or the ones that offer a special discount. First time authors might get sidelined while the established ones are given more prominence. But the virtual book fair offers a level play field to everyone since a customer can always search for the books genre, publisher and author wise.
  • There is every possibility that you can’t avail a dedicated stall or a shelf space in a regular book fair if your catalog size is small. Our subscription plans will come handy for you to take part in the virtual book fair enjoying the same privileges as every other subscriber.
  • Your books will be delivered anywhere in the globe and your company gets the visibility of VBF visitors from all nook and corners of the world.
  • Post sale the amount will be directly realized in your bank accounts after deducting the gateway charges.
  • Expert solutions to be available for everyone. SEO, analytics are all covered.
  • When compared to the physical book fair, expenses pertinent to a virtual book fair is always less.
  • Once subscribed the virtual stalls will be available throughout the validity period and one need not worry about the location like in physical stalls.
  • The overheads incurred in a physical book fair like transport, accommodation and staff salary are completely negated in a virtual book fair.
  • Wear and tear owing to transport, physical handling and climatic changes are almost avoided.
  • You can keep track of everything through your mobile or laptop on the go.
  • Trade discounts given in a B2B sale is 30%. But this platform enables a B2C sale at 10% discount. 20% is saved.
  • ROI explained simply: Assuming that you take a subscription plan worth Rs.5000 and participate in the Virtual Book Fair. Even if your books sell for a net amount of Rs.25000 the cost is recovered through the trade discount savings itself.(20% of Rs. 25000 = Rs.5000)
  • Irrespective of the size, price or number of pages subscription fee is the same. They are only subject to variable shipping charges based on net weight.
  • As soon your new book is ready for sale, one shot notification reaches all the visitors worldwide and are ready for international delivery from the word go.
  • As the first step reputed distributers and book sellers will be featured in the website. You can direct potential buyers from a particular location to the nearest dealer.
  • If you have branches or a trustworthy dealer you can use them as a point of sale or delivery.
  • All the prominent ecommerce sites for books will be featured in the site.
  • Every month a district wise special discount sale will be planned in such a way that a local dealer will function as a tentative warehouse for all the titles listed in the virtual book fair.
  • Newsletters regarding our events and general trivia on publishers and the publishing Industry as a whole will be sent periodically to all potential buyers like schools, colleges, bookshops, libraries and other government institutions.
  • A unique app-based content management system will be developed so that people who don’t have soft copies of the books, wrapper images, or catalog in excel can key in everything from their mobile.