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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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    The Cheap eBook: A Dagger at the Heart of Publishing

      What is the true cost of publishing an eBook? Among all the disputation about eBook selling prices, one major misconception persists: that because the reproduction cost of eBooks is very low, then the cost to the publisher is low, and therefore the selling 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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