Printing or publishing a book is not an easy thing. Whether you are a writer who has just finished writing the first novel or you are responsible for ensuring the company profile book in the waiting room of the company where you work, getting the right printing service is the most important. Of course there are many technical aspects that you must consider, but there are also certain factors that you need to determine so that printing projects like this are done correctly. Here are 5 tips that can help you in choosing the best book printing for you.
1. Consider book printing rates per unit.
You must request a book printing offer immediately when you contact a printer. This will help you determine whether you have enough budget to print books through them. But how do you know if the price is right for your needs? One thing you can do is ask for offers from more than one book printing company. Chances are they will have a different book package offer for you. Is price a determining factor in your choice? This should not be the case. Just because the price of one printer is higher than the other, that doesn’t mean it provides better quality printing services. There are many factors in book printing services that affect the printed price of books, because you have to understand more about paper materials, bindings, full color or black and white, etc.
2. Ask to see their printing equipment.
The quality of your book will depend on the printing equipment used. Not always newer equipment will be better than older, but more important is the condition of the printer used. If you can see that the printer is not well maintained, then there might be a possibility that your book might be delayed. Of course, if you intend to use digital printing technology, the latest models are often better. This will have a combination of speed and good printing quality.
3. How helpful is the printing in answering your needs?
A good printing company will be able to help you in every step of the printing process. Printing can give you advice about your printing requirements if they find that your preferences are not very good. Moreover, they should be experts and therefore they will know what the best ingredients for your book are. You can feel if the printer is only trying to sell more services or try to increase the rates or maybe they really care about the quality of your book.
4. How long have they been in the printing business?
Find a book printing company that has been providing book printing services for years. Experience is a big factor in determining the quality of printing services that they can give you. After all, they will not do business for so long if they are not consistent with their output.
5. Choose a print that has a good reputation.
At present every information can be found online, so it is very easy to check the reputation of any business. There will definitely be reviews published online or in print. Check whether your chosen printer has a good reputation. Although as they say, “nothing can be perfect”, but if there are bad reviews, try to check whether the claim is true.
PT. Kapasari is a professional offset printing company located in Surabaya – Indonesia, which has met international standards