Category Archives: Print Positive

Fourteen Ways To Save Money On Book Printing

    Before I was a printer myself, I spent 12 years working for publishers as a book-printing buyer. Along the way, I developed some personal rules for how to save money on book printing. Here they are, updated for today’s world in which offset printing Read more […]

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    Print Positive:
    How to Prevent Book Printing Disasters

      Got a rush title? Last minute changes threatening the schedule? Tempted to rush the proof checking, skip reviewing the order confirmation? Think again: proofs and print run documents are the thin shields between receiving perfect books and receiving books Read more […]

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      Print Positive: Selecting Paper

        Like other production decisions, choosing paper (also referred to as “paper stock” or just “stock”) affects the cost and aesthetic value of your book. When selecting paper, professional print buyers consider basis weight, thickness, color,  Read more […]

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        Print Positive: Selecting Page Size

          The page size of your book has an impact on every aspect of its publication: aesthetics, legibility, durability, cost, and perceived value. Choosing the right page size will keep printing costs down and minimize binding problems. Overview Text-Heavy Read more […]

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          Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bookmobile began as a design and typesetting production house in 1982 and started offering print services in 1996. When your project comes to Bookmobile, it gets the benefit of thirty-three years of know-how. We work with over 900 publishers, including literary presses, university presses, trade houses, museums, galleries, and artists. Contact Us