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How to Successfully Get Your Book on the Market

Authors now have even more routes to the bestseller list. But before the fame and fortune, the book has to make it onto the market first.

With advances in technology and the rise in popularity of self-publishing, authors have even more routes to the bestseller list. But before the fame and fortune, the book has to make it onto the market first. Here are some tips for what to do to ensure your success. Read more »

perfect binding

Let’s learn more about perfect binding and what it has to do with page counts.

When you’re looking for the best binding method, you might not know how the different bindings are affected by page counts. Although you’ve got plenty of choices, the perfect binding method is a safe bet. If you have questions, we have answers. Let’s learn more about perfect binding and what it has to do with page counts.

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How Are Wire and Spiral Binding Different?

When it comes to binding books, there are several different techniques that you can use. Wire and spiral binding are just two of those techniques.

When it comes to binding books, there are several different techniques that you can use. Wire and spiral binding are just two of those techniques. However, if you are an author seeking self-publication or traditional publication, you might be wondering, how are they different? Let’s investigate the difference. Read more »

The Three Different Types of Proofing

The type of proofing that is used is dependent on the publisher, the book being produced, and the machinery being used to create the book.

There are several different types of book proofs. The type of proofing that is used is dependent on the publisher, the book being produced, and the machinery being used to create the book. Let’s take a closer look at each type of proof: Read more »

4 Ways to Stay On Track with Your Deadlines

Although every writer dreads deadlines, there is little reason why you should.

Before beginning the book binding process, you need to get your manuscript done first. But whether you choose self-publishing, or the route of traditional publishing one major obstacle remains – deadlines. Although every writer dreads deadlines, there is little reason why you should. Remember that procrastination is not your friend when you are a writer. Here are 4 ways to stay on track with your deadlines. Read more »

Hardcover Book Binding and Book Publication

Smyth sewn binding is just one of the methods involved in hardcover book binding.

Once you have written a manuscript and have a book accepted for publication, what comes next? There is the traditional route to publication, in which a publishing company prepares your manuscript for conversion into a hardcover or softcover book, and the unconventional route of self-publishing. If you plan on following the path of self-publishing, there are some things you should know about the components of hardcover book binding and book publication first. Read more »

the different styles of book binding

Determining what style of book binding to use greatly depends on the purpose of the book being created.

Books have been around for thousands of years, and in that time, many styles of book binding have emerged. Determining what style of book binding to use greatly depends on the purpose of the book being created. Here are the most common styles of book binding you can expect to find, some other factors that go into the book binding process, and the consequences of choosing the wrong binding for your book. Read more »

coil binding

If you are looking for something that is cost efficient and a functional, then coil-binding may be the right fit for your next book project. Let’s take a look at what coil binding can do for you.

When choosing the binding style for your next book project, you will find that you have a great many options. There are hardcover and paperback binding options, but even within those two categories there are more. However, if you are looking for something that is cost efficient and a functional, then coil-binding may be the right fit for your next book project. Let’s take a look at what coil binding can do for you. Read more »

 

bangtail envelopesPrinted materials are a tried and true way to get your marketing materials literally into the hands of those who may benefit. Online marketing is, of course, a wonderful way of reaching a great many people, but for a particularly personal touch, there is nothing quite like the feeling of a solid, printed material in your hand. Today we’re going to take a look at what make printed materials the perfect solution for new marketing initiatives. Let’s dive in. Read more »