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Printing Tips for Wedding Invitations

One of the many custom projects that Advantage Book Binding can help you fulfill is the next large order of wedding invitations that you need to have printed.

Wedding season is almost here. It’s time to start thinking about how to design and print wedding invitations. One of the many custom projects that Advantage Book Binding can help you fulfill is the next large order of wedding invitations that you need to have printed. While spring and summer represent the height of wedding season, people get married throughout the year. Either way, learn to put your best foot forward with these helpful tips. Read more »

How Well Do You Know Bookbinding Terminology?

Everyone involved in the production of a book should be familiar with bookbinding terminology.

Everyone involved in the production of a book should be familiar with bookbinding terminology. You don’t even have to be directly involved in the publishing business. Knowing the industry jargon can put you on equal footing with your publishing and binding partners and give you a better idea of how to convey your needs and communicate your expectations. So let’s find out some more about what we mean. Read more »

Book Collecting: How Do You Do It?

When it comes to book collecting, signatures are incredibly valuable.

Life really is better with books. If you’re looking for a brand new hobby this year, you could start collecting rare books. Alternatively, you can try collecting books by an author you greatly admire as a way to help sharpen your own skills as a writer. Part of building that collection is getting signatures from the professional writers you meet. Also, you can learn more about a new truck that we here at Advantage Book Binding recently acquired! Read more »

Perfect Binding and Custom Projects

If your project involves perfect binding or needs a soft cover, then you can trust the experts at Advantage Book Binding to do a stellar job.

Here at Advantage Book Binding, we are delighted to introduce another of the custom projects we recently completed. In this case, it involved the perfect binding process. If your project involves perfect binding or needs a soft cover, then you can trust the experts at Advantage Book Binding to do a stellar job. Read on to learn more about it! Read more »

Tips for Storing Your Books Properly

Storing your books the right way prevents damage to the covers and pages, while also helping to declutter your home.

Books can be precious heirlooms and treasured mementos. Whether or not they are custom projects, every book deserves to be cared for properly. Storing your books the right way prevents damage to the covers and pages, while also helping to declutter your home. Read more »

An Introduction to Beta Reading

This task is called beta reading, and it’s where you offer feedback based on what you read.

One way to sharpen your skills as a reader is to do so voraciously. After all, it’s possible to overcome an early inability to read when you were younger. Read widely and read deeply. This helps develop your voice as a writer and helps you know what to look for whenever someone asks you to read their writing. This task is called beta reading, and it’s where you offer feedback based on what you read. Read more »

The Many Advantages of Perfect Binding

If you aren’t familiar with the different styles of bookbinding, then it’s time to learn more about the advantages of perfect binding.

Are you looking to start 2019 by finally publishing a book? It could be a goal on your list or part of your resolution. Achieving this accomplishment is much easier than you think – as long as you partner with a publisher that you can trust. If you aren’t familiar with the different styles of bookbinding, then it’s time to learn more about the advantages of perfect binding. Read more »

The Different Types of Paper Stock

One of the most important parts of printing a book is what type of paper stock to use.

One of the most important parts of printing a book is what type of paper stock to use. The high-quality paper stock will make a good impression on readers, customers, and clients alike. So no matter what type of book project you need to have printed, take a minute to consider the type of paper you will want to use. Read more »

Determining Book Formats and Printing Sizes

Once your book has been chosen for publication, it can either be issued as a hardback or a paperback. Those book formats have different sizes associated with them.

What format will your next book be in? Even with the rise of e-readers and the popularity of digital media, there are still millions of books produced and millions sold every year. Once your book has been chosen for publication, it can either be issued as a hardback or a paperback. Those book formats have different sizes associated with them. Read more »