A new self-publishing platform Kartindo.com is launched for indie authors

By Editor June 22, 2015

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Kartindo.com, an eBook self-publishing and distribution venture is launched for Indian authors. It is carefully crafted after taking into consideration the recent and current trends in the self-publishing industry and market. On this platform anyone can publish their stories, novels, research, biography, or collection of articles and sell them to global readership. Our venture is carefully designed to solve the problem of the Indian authors, academician, and students who often struggle to publish and sell their work in digital world.

It is co-founded by two brothers, Dushyant Sethiya and Pallav Sethiya. Dushyant Sethiya, while studying at the University of Cambridge came up with an idea to create a platform where people can share their knowledge and earn from it. So he discussed his thoughts with his brother Pallav, who is a computer engineer, to brainstorm it further. Finally, they decided to create a self-publishing platform to offer fast, hassle free and affordable services to help authors to share their knowledge with the world and earn royalties on it. Eventually, Kartindo.com became a reality and now it is live.

It came into existence to provide digital self-publishing services to authors and writers, who struggle to publish, sell and distribute their eBook globally. Services include epub and mobi conversion, online cover creation, professional cover design, digital formatting, standard pagination, priority publishing, eBook Android app, global distribution, online press release, social media setup, book video trailer and many more options.

Why Kartindo.com is different from other self-publishing platforms or service providers?

1) No setup fee or upfront cost for account setup

2) Sign up and publish option (no wait for reply and manuscript approval)

3) Online cover creator to create cover instantly

4) Free Self-publish option (free of charge publishing option)

5) Global eBook distribution (eBook distribution to leading eBook websites, e-readers, portals, libraries and e-stores)

6) Live sales dashboard to track sales

7) Hassle free and fast distribution services at affordable prices

8) We offer best priced publishing options compared to our competitors

9) No overstated promises

It is an ebook publishing and distribution platform to offer hassle-free publishing and fast distribution services at affordable prices. We offer two options to an author: free and paid. Anyone can publish their eBook on our platform free of charge and can upgrade their package anytime. Our paid publishing package starts from 8999 Indian rupees and we offer best priced publishing options compared to our competitors. Our process is hassle free because author can register, upload and publish their eBook instantly.

“Self-publishing is transforming the lives of established and new authors by offering them power to control their publishing and that is what we are aiming to achieve in India by enabling authors to control their eBook publishing and distribution,” says Dushyant Sethiya, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Kartindo.com.

Pallav Sethiya, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Kartindo.com, said “We have designed a system to offer as much control to authors such as online cover creator to create custom covers, Live Sale Dashboard to track sales, easy to use eBook submission and service up-gradation process, and most importantly free of charge eBook publishing option to enable people to publish.”

Our startup’s mission is to become a valuable resource to share knowledge with the help of technology. It is for aspiring and published authors to test the waters in the digital book market.