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Writing a book can be a lifelong goal to some and a main source of income to others. Over the years we have produced many different types of books for both commercial entities, family members and self-publishing authors. In every instance, concerns about whether the file that we are being sent is in the correct format is the most common question asked.

Being prepared will save you money and ensure that you receive a great finished product. Where possible, we have tried to answer a number of common concerns in regards to book printing, however, if you have any doubts or concerns we are always here to answer any questions that you might have.

There are numerous components in the book printing process and if you read the simple articles below any problems you might incur will be minimised.

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  • Don't Let the Tail Wag the Dog

    In almost all instances the printing company is the last service that people go too after they have written their book and had it designed. However, this can be problematic…

  • Book Sizes

    There is no right or wrong size when it comes to book design, however, there are a number of tips or rules which will make the end product more presentable…

  • Great Book Fonts

    One of the most common questions we are asked, is what font should be used in a book, "Sans serif" or "serif". There are two primary styles of type: "sans…

  • Paper Types

      The type of paper you choose for your book is entirely up to you, however, if you are not sure which paper type to use for your book, we…

  • Acceptable File Formats

    Portable Document Format (PDF) A PDF ensures that your printed or viewed file retains the formatting that you intended. Please ensure that your PDF preference is set for press quality.…

  • Book Design and Layout

    Internal Page Margins Text page margins can alter depending on the number of pages in your book. As a general rule though, the following mirrored margins will ensure proper reproduction…

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