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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.

More Affordable

Whenever you enter a bookstore or a library, you might scan the shelf of new releases. These books are going to be a mixture of hardcover items and softcover – or paperback – books. Since the process of perfect binding is less time and resource intensive, it results in products that are cheaper to create and to purchase  


Perfect bound books also tend to be lighter than their hardcover cousins. This means that they are easier to ship. The easier it is to distribute your book, the more copies you can move and presumably sell as well.


What project are you looking to complete? Perfect binding is hugely versatile, as you can use it for portfolios, graphics novels, and nonfiction books. It’s also useful for standard novels as well.

More Presentable

You might think that because it is less expensive, perfect binding produces imperfect or lower-quality results. In fact, perfect binding can give you something presentable just as easily as hardcover binding can.

More Durable Spine

Another option you can consider during the perfect binding process is how thick you want to the spine to be. The thicker the spine, the more resilient it is. Plus, depending on the thickness, you can stamp the title of the book and the name of the author onto the spine as well.

More Pages

One last consideration you will want to think about is how long your manuscript is. The format of the book determines its trim size, and these factors are influenced by how high the page count is and how thick the spine will need to be.

Advantage Book Binding Can Help You Create the Printed Book You’ve Always Wanted!

Are you interested in having a bound novel? Are you entering the workforce, and need a bound portfolio to showcase your work? Advantage Book Binding offers plenty of services and binding types that are perfect for suiting your needs. We also offer specialty binding options for those of you looking for something extra special.

Advantage Book Binding can advise you as to what kind of binding style will work best for your specific project, taking into consideration budget requirements to provide you with the most cost-effective and project-specific solution for you. Please contact us today for more information, and keep up with us on Facebook, Google +, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Also, don’t hesitate to visit us at our Baltimore headquarters.