What is a Blog and How Can I Have it Printed as a Book?

Blogs are individual entries that form a blog like episodes of a TV show, or entries in a journal or diary. Blogging is a great way to establish yourself in your areas you are an expert in. It can also be an effective tool to drive traffic to...

How to Self Publish Your Book

Are you wanting to publish your book and have no clue where to start? We are here to help walk you through the steps of self-publishing your book. Self-publishing can seem overwhelming when you first begin, however Formax can help you throughout...

What are the advantages of spiral/coil binding vs other binding types?

To begin, we will determine what spiral/coil binding is. Spiral and coil binding are interchangeable terms for the same bookbinding method. Webster defines spiral binding as a book or notebook binding in which a continuous spiral wire or...

How to Print a Children's Story Book for the Lowest Possible Cost

So you have your great idea, maybe you have even written your children’s story or maybe you are just beginning. Wherever you are in your writing process, at some point you will need to think about printing your book so you can share it with...

Book Printing: Five Ways to Help Your Book Stand Out

As a printer of books, we are often asked about various ways to add distinction to a medium or long run book project. More specifically, which features will provide a unique look without adding a lot of extra cost. Below are five ideas...

Book Printing Lingo: What is Imposition?

In offset printing, the pages of books are commonly printed on large sheets of paper, with multiple pages printed on each side of these sheets. Known as signatures, these large sheets will be folded down and trimmed after they are printed. The...

Book Printing for the Trade: Book Orders are Bigger than they Seem!

Formax has been in the printing business for over 30 years. Book printing is one of Formax's specialties and makes up a major portion of our business. However, Formax didn't always offer book printing. In the early years, we chose to focus on...

Book Printing for the Trade: Follow this Simple Checklist to Boost Profits

Outsourcing printed books is very profitable. It is also incredibly easy. If you're in a print-related trade, just follow this simple 3-step checklist- [ ] Step One - Let everyone (especially existing clients) know that you offer books...

Book Printing for the Trade: How to Pick a Partner that Fits Your Needs

When Seeking a Trade Printer for Book Printing, Pick the Partner that Best Fits your Unique Needs One of your customers has just approached you with a request for printed books, but you don't have the capabilities to produce the order. ...

Book Printing for the Trade: Why Print Shops Outsource Book Printing

Outsourcing your Book Printing is Easy and Profitable! Many quick printers, copy shops and other commercial printers do not have the resources to produce books in-house. And frankly, even if capital is not an issue, book production is an...

Book Printing for the Trade: Outsourcing-More Money in your Pocket

Outsourcing orders for Printed Books is a Simple Way to put More Money in your Pocket Since I started blogging about the benefits of outsourcing printed books, I've had quite a few inquiries from Print Shops and Graphic Designers about how...

Book Printing for the Trade: Don't Miss Out on the Profits!

If you're in a print-related industry but don't offer Books, this article is for you- > Are you a Quick Printer or larger Commercial Printer with customers who need books printed but your capabilities don't allow you to go after...

Book Printing for the Trade: Outsourcing is Easy and Profitable!

Are you a printer but don't produce books? Instead of saying no to book orders, why not outsource them to a trusted print partner? Within the wide world of printing, many print shops have carved out specific niches for themselves. For...

Book Printing: The Many Benefits of Saddle Stitch Binding

Saddle Stitched Books Even Stack Well Of all the softcover book binding methods we offer, Saddle Stitching is the most popular. We use this method for a variety of book types including catalogs, manuals, booklets, programs, multi-page...

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Formax Printing does an outstanding job printing anything and everything we send them. But the biggest reason I go to them time and again is the customer service. Our...

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