DIGITAL PRINTING: The Value and Prudent Path to First-Run Book Publishing

11 Jan 2021

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Country Press Printing in Boston, MA

A high percentage of first-run book publishers choose Digital Printing as their distribution path. The most common reason is based on speed and quality of the end print product. The quality of digital printing continually improves with Digital printing produces a most affordable price per copy printing solution and will continue to be the publishing avenue of choice for the foreseeable future.

The prime basic services of digital printing are the famous Print-on-demand and Short-run printing. With print-on-demand, the book does not exist in physical form until it is ordered. There has been an increasing demand for this method because it is very cost-effective in producing a book. There is no inventory issue and once ordered it will be automatically distributed through a third-party service provided directly to the customer. The print-on-demand method is the best thing that encourages authors to print their books at a low-cost budget. While Short-run printing is normally used for advance copies, small sales, and infrequent orders. Generally in this method, there is a minimum of 500 books that will be achievable to print digitally. As such this is useful on a case-to-case basis of a particular project book publishing.

With the basics of digital printing, it offers good benefits that will result in attracting more authors and book publishers. It is worth mentioning that the quality of Print-on-demand and Short-run prints still require delivery services through third-party service providers. With the target focused markets or a particular individual, the newly printed books will be delivered directly into the hands of the customer.

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