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Printing a Book? Here’s a Checklist of the Specifications your Printer will Need

Books, like all printing projects, are made-to-order. This is because each book project is unique and created for a particular purpose. Your printer refers to the unique characteristics of your book project as Specifications or “Specs”. Below is a checklist of…

Five Frequently-Asked Questions about Perfect Bound Book Printing

Perfect Binding is one of the most popular methods for creating printed books. With this binding method, the pages and cover are glued together at the spine with a strong yet flexible glue. The other three sides of the book…

Book Printing Lingo: What is a “Softcover” Book?

A softcover book refers to a book that has its pages bound within a pliable paper cover (like a paperback novel, corporate annual report or magazine). This is opposed to a hardcover book, which has its pages bound inside a…

Book Printing Lingo: Understanding the “Page Count” of a Book

As a book printer, I receive quote requests for all types of printed books. Since an accurate quote is based upon accurate specifications, my clients and I both have important roles in the quoting process. The client’s role is to…

Printing a Book? Here’s a Quick Checklist of Info your Printer will Need

When you are ready to print a book, you’ll need to relay the following printing and binding information to your printer… Don’t worry if you are unsure of any of these specifications, your printer can help guide you. □ Quantity…

Simple Ways to Save Money on Book and Booklet Printing

Everyone is looking for ways to save money these days and book printing is no exception. Here are a few cost saving ideas to keep in mind when designing and buying printed books and booklets. Stick with Standard Paper Sizes…

Book Printing Lingo: What does “Self Cover” mean?

Self Cover means that the paper used for the cover of a book or other bound document is the same as the paper used for the interior pages. More Economical. One of the primary benefits of the Self Cover option…

Book Printing: The Many Benefits of Saddle Stitch Binding

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 brochures, newsletters, periodicals, wall calendars and mailers. Saddle Stitching…

The 3-Ring Binder: 124 Years Old and Still Used by Everyone

A Ring Binder, such as the common 3-Ring Binder, is the simplest of all binding methods used to assemble pages into book form. Invented in Germany in 1886, it is still one of the most versatile and user friendly binding…

Book Printing: What Info does a Printer need to Quote accurately?

Virtually all printing projects are made-to-order. This is because each printed piece is unique and created for a particular purpose. The purpose of the piece determines its characteristics. Your printer refers to the unique characteristics of your project as Specifications…

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