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A Proof for Every Need

Proofs are a critical step in the book production process for many publishers. Not only do proofs provide you the opportunity to review your project one last time before printing, selecting the...

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Three Steps to Print-Ready PDFs

The book is complete. Editing has signed off, the cover design is perfect, production has completed layout. It’s time to go to print. But wait: The files you sent to the printer aren’t formatted...

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To Hinge or Not to Hinge

As an author or publisher there are many decisions to make that influence the appearance and quality of a book.  From how the text and cover will be laid out and designed, to  choosing the right...

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Avoid These 7 Cover Design Mistakes

Many in the publishing industry agree that a book’s cover is its number one marketing tool. Yet, the Internet is full of hilarious and grimace-inducing examples of bad book covers. Don’t sell your...

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Tips for Creating a Good Production PDF

PDF files for book print production have been used for well over a decade. Desktop Publishing software has undergone many transformations and now provides numerous tools for creating text and...

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