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A Self-Publisher’s Guide to the Book Printing Process

It’s tempting to believe that printers just upload files to the book making machine and books pop out the other end. Good printers make it seem that easy but it really isn’t. In actuality, the printing process is often multi-faceted … Continue reading

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Tips For A Successful On-Site Press Check

Advances in digital technology such as portable document files have made the on-site press check slightly less necessary.  Print buyers with challenging titles to produce (or those who love to visit the factory) still need to come in for on … Continue reading

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5 Common Printing Headaches to Avoid

For seasoned publishers and beginners, there are few things worse than making errors that easily could have been avoided.  The smallest oversight can result in re-doing a lot of work.  We’d like to share some common manufacturing missteps and how … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Book Paper

It’s estimated that paper makes up roughly 40-60% of the total cost of printing a book.  This makes paper choice incredibly important for buyers. In our experience, many people go with what they have been using for a while or … Continue reading

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