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Bound Galleys Create Sales for Bound Books - Boston, MA

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 03, 2014

When you want book reviewers to give their opinions, promote a book prior to printing it, or need to sell the book with distributors, use Bound Galleys.

Bound galleys are pre-publication versions of upcoming books to be published. Their cover may not be generally the cover of the book to be published. However, they contain the important information used in marketing the book to reviewers or distributors.

Though still in the review stage, bound galleys are already printed, perfect bound books, and are often not the same in size with the final finished edition. They are often termed as uncorrected page proofs or advance reader copies, printed using specially designed printing presses. Their designs are distinctive enough to readily distinguish them from a finished version or production copy of the book.

Pre-publication book printing in Boston, MA provides a means for book reviewers and editors to read and evaluate a reading material. Chosen comments and remarks from experts that book enthusiasts recognize are often printed on the back of the production copy of the book after it has been reviewed, making it more likely to be sold.

Bound galleys help the production copies of certain books to land on the shelves of the important independent bookstores and and best book chains. They can be an author's ticket to interviews and feature stories. They also assist publishers in marketing, promotional, and sales activities. Book buyers and distributors use them to get shelf space and sell books. Bound galleys are a cost-efficient sales motivator, effectively stimulating wholesalers' orders and public requests for bound book versions.

Today, authors and publishers go to The Country Press for all their printing and publishing needs such as Bound Galleys. Here is where the design, development, and dissemination of printed and published materials happen.

Advantages to Self Publishing and Short Run Book Printing

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, October 09, 2012

There are many advantages to self-publishing. Here are the top seven.

1. You can publish anything – a memoir, a cookbook, a political rant, a philosophical essay. Many topics have no commercial appeal for a publishing house, which has to make a profit. But once a marginal subject is in print and doing well, a publishing house may pick it up.

2. Speed: A self-published manuscript can be on the market in a matter of weeks, while a traditional publisher may take up to two years to get the book out, if they do at all. For topical subjects, this is just too long, as usually the moment has passed and the book is no longer relevant.

3. More Control. With self-publishing, the author has considerably more control over the planning, editing, and marketing process. Even if using a full-service publisher, the author can work with the professional staff and guide the design process towards their personal preferences.

4. Retention of Rights: In most cases as far as corporate-oriented trade publishing, rights - movie, foreign, games, digital – belong to the publisher rather than the author. With a self-published book services, the author is the publisher and therefore retains all rights to the book.

5. Short Run Books. Self-publishers are advised to print only a small number of books at a time. With short run book printing the overall outlay is minimal, and sale of the first run provides the income to pay for the next. With short run printing, the author can fill orders, and have no inventory.

6. Money. The author keeps the full sales price of a self-published book, instead of a small royalty per copy sold from a traditional publisher. With print-on-demand sales, the author is paid a higher royalty, and the author gets the money much faster than with traditional publishing.

7. The book stays in print for as long as the author wants. With conventional publishing, four months is about the average time a book stays of the shelves before often being pulled to make room for something new. You will never see a self-published book remaindered.

For help with self publishing or short run book printing, contact The Country Press.

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Universities, Authors, and Publishing Companies all Need Short Run Books

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, July 25, 2012

As a short run book publisher, The Country Press handles all types of small quantity printing orders for publishers, authors, industrial firms, universities, and others.

Universities that need a limited amount of textbooks for a class with little enrollment or for a professor who needs advance copies can get their short run book printing done at The Country Press.
 
Are you an author or self publisher heading to a book show, book fair or book signing? Publishers need a small amount of books for these types of events.
 
Publishing companies who need advanced copies of books for marketing or book fairs or signings can have short run printing done at the Country Press.

With The Country Press, you have found a publishing company that also specializes in short run book printing for self publishing author, universities and other publishing companies. "Short run" simply means small quantities, publishing a smaller amount of books than the standard 1000s. The Country Press is a short run book printing company who can show you how easy the process can be.

Do you need hardcover books, textbooks or quality paperbacks? Contact the Country Press, Inc.

American Library Association Annual Conference

Joseph Coupal - Monday, April 30, 2012

American Library Association annual conference is scheduled for June 21-26, 2012 in Anaheim. The Annual Conference is the world’s largest event for the library community. Bringing together more than 25,000 librarians, educators, authors, publishers, literacy experts, illustrators and the leading suppliers to the market, the Annual Conference gives you a once-a-year opportunity to advance your career and improve your library.

The Small Press/Product Area in the exhibits is often where new and independent presses launch their latest titles. This area also serves as a jumping off point where new vendors introduce themselves to the library community.

If you are looking for books to fill your distribution channel, The Country Press can fulfill your requirements very effectively. Need short run books for the next book show or for a book sale to support your library network, contact The Country Press, Inc.

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Publishers Are Very Important Clients

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, February 28, 2012

For small publishing houses that need help with short run books or meeting a deadline, there is a solution. If you are late with the latest titles for the current season and need dependability and fast turnaround, Country Press can help.
 
Are you trying to make that upcoming book show? Sample covers and interiors can be reproduced the next business day and shipped to your location overnight for final approval. We can even ship your books for you regardless of where you need them; at the book show or to the distribution center.  

While many of our clients are universities and self publishers, our main clients are publishing companies. Why? Because we understand what publishing companies need we know your scheduling requirements. We have constantly upgraded our equipment and processes to effectively meet your needs.

As the publisher if you need a special or custom solution we can make it. Galleys can be printed with colored stock covers with black ink. If you have draft color covers those can also be printed on orders as small as 11 books up to 5000 copies.

For dependable, reliable and professional service, look no further than Country Press.


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Are you late with titles for the current season? Are you trying to make that upcoming book show? Do you need dependability? Where do you need your books shipped to? Look no further than Country Press.

UNIVERSITIES

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Country Press has a long history of supplying printed material to our nations Universities and Colleges. If any one or more of the following scenarios apply, we are the one to turn to.

SELF-PUBLISHERS

Self-Publishers

Self-Publishing can be a virtual minefield if you are not careful. To make this an efficient process and successful endeavor you need to understand some of the “Basics” of Publishing and the definition of Self-Publishing.

TOWN/GOVERNMENT

Town/Government

We have been assisting Cities and Towns throughout New England in the design and production of their Annual Town Reports and Warrants. We offer a full range of services from typesetting, design, manufacturing and delivery.