Book Printing 101: Everything you need to know about book trimming – Lori McKnight | Guest Post

Are you a self-publisher or writer investigating book printing options? Here are some things to consider when designing and printing your next book.   One size doesn’t fit all Books like people come in different shapes and sizes. From the smallest pocket-sized handbooks to beautiful table top collections, the size, cover and weight of your […]

3 Tips for Mastering Self-Publishing – Liam McDonnell | Guest Post

Liam McDonnell is UX and Creative Manager at Pixartprinting If you’ve never gone through it before, the world of self-publishing can be a crazy, hectic, overwhelming experience. Whether you’re the writer, the publisher or the marketer, there are many different components you need to consider to pull off a successful book launch. From the content to the […]

HP and Lightning Source Ink Supplies Partnership

Lightning Source to deploy 24 PageWide Web Presses to deliver speed, quality, and efficiency to their publishers News highlights: Lightning Source names HP PageWide preferred inkjet press provider through 2024 with order of 24 new HP PageWide T240 HD color & mono digital presses, with services and supplies Multi-million dollar deal over seven years is […]

Reading and Writing for Pleasure: A Visit to IngramSpark – Douglas Burcham

Douglas continues his writing and reading for pleasure series for May 2016 with ideas for publishing success and an account of an eagerly awaited visit to IngramSpark/Lightning Source in Milton Keynes.   When I pushed through the exit doors of BBC Broadcasting House, I felt elated. I did not need to pay for the enormous […]

Is Xerox’s Announcement of a New Matte Look for the iGen4 EXP Good News for The EBM?

This may all seem a bit ‘print techy’ for the pages of POD, Self-Publishing & Independent Publishing but the announcement by Xerox of a new toner set for the iGen4 EXP may actually have longer term benefits for self-publishers and the Espresso Book Machine. While the iGen4 is not the powerhouse under the bonnet of […]

SelfPublishBooks (Lettertec) – Reviewed

SelfPublishBooks.ie is a print solutions service owned by Lettertec Ireland, an independent Irish company with a design, print and book binding facility in Carrigtohill, Co. Cork. The company was founded in 1983 and has over 20 employees as well as a sales office in Dublin. Initially, Lettertec was a supplier of desktop document binding solutions, […]

Lightning Source Waive Set-Up Fees For Current Promotion

Printer Lightning Source (LSI 284.40 – Index Rating, January 2011 ) is running a promotion at the moment for publishers and authors. All set-up fees will be waived if 50+ books are ordered. This offer is being run for a limited period and includes a discount code to be used against the offer. Further details […]