3 Ways Book Printing for Associations Boosts Membership

3 Ways Book Printing for Associations Boosts Membership

Educational booklets, directories, and promotional materials are an integral component of any professional trade association looking to enlist new members and maintain the numbers they already have. Quality book printing for associations makes these invaluable tools...
Reasons to Reprint Your Book with a New Cover Design

Reasons to Reprint Your Book with a New Cover Design

Ironically, the whole “not judging a book by its cover” thing is applicable to just about every situation on Earth aside from books, themselves. Because guess what? Books often sell based entirely on their covers. Even before Steven Spielberg’s “JAWS” terrified...
Hardcover or Paperback – How to Make This Binding Decision

Hardcover or Paperback – How to Make This Binding Decision

You’ve reached a crossroads. The last page has been written, and your book file is ready to be uploaded to the printer. Perhaps the most important decision in your printing journey remains: hardcover or paperback? Hardcover books, also known as case bound books, are...
Do I Need a Dust Jacket?

Do I Need a Dust Jacket?

Some people just don’t “get” dust jackets. Naysayers consider them a superfluous obstruction to the book they are trying to read. And depending on how the book is bound – and the content of its cover – that may very well be true. For example, a spiral-bound product...
What is the Best Paper Stock for Me?

What is the Best Paper Stock for Me?

When choosing the best paper stock for your upcoming book, let your content – not your conscience – be your guide. (Ok, maybe your conscience, too.) Are you printing a 275-page novel with no photos, but a bunch of words? Or are you self-publishing a photo journal of a...
What is a Print Ready PDF?

What is a Print Ready PDF?

Using print ready PDF (Portable Document Format) files has become an industry standard for maintaining the integrity and the appearance of your work. Because different computers utilize different font packages, a print ready PDF locks into place the fonts and...
Designing for Digital Print

Designing for Digital Print

What Is the Difference Between CMYK and RGB? CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black – the inks a printer mixes together to make colors on printed material. RGB stands for Red, Green, and Blue – the colors of light a computer screen combine to make colors on...

Short Run Printing for Self-Published eBook Authors

Self-published ebook authors are growing in popularity, but getting exposure can be particularly challenging. A self-published ebook author faces the same exposure issues as a traditionally published book author. In spite of their growing popularity, ebooks can get...