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Reasons Why Pre-Production Proofing Is Essential

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What Are Pre-Production Proofs? Specifically, in the publishing and print community, a pre-production proof can be a soft proof (online PDF) or hard proof (physical hard copy). Read more

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Tips for Preparing Your Word and PDF File for Commercial Printing

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It’s the most dreaded and feared word in the commercial printing industry…wait for it…wait for it…Microsoft Word! Often in the past, Read more

Print on Demand Self-Publishing Tips

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Self-Publishing is hot right now. Still, with hundreds of books published each day, it is more vital than ever to make sure your self-published book stands out from the crowd. Read more


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Self-Publish-DISTRIBUTION > self-PUBLISHING A self-publisher is distributed to consumers or book stores through large Publishing houses or groups, Read more

Marketing Your Book on A Shoestring Budget

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Not too terribly long ago, the dream of the aspiring author was to land an amazing contract with a leading publisher that would print, distribute, Read more

How do I Choose? Digital vs. Offset Printing

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You have worked tirelessly to write your book, making edits and proofing. It is time to take the project to the next level: book printing. Read more

Print on Demand

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What Is Print-on-Demand (POD)? Print-on-demand (POD) refers to the technology and the business of printing books made to order. Read more