Book Printing in the UK is an ever-growing industry. We have many printers popping up around the country, and it is quite often difficult to find a book printer who is reliable and can produce books to a high standard.
Most publishing companies like Midnight Grasp who are a Horror Publisher and self-publishing individuals need a printer who can reliably print and bind books within 5 to 7 days. This is no small feat for many companies. Paperback books can be produced in 5 to 7 days with relative ease. Whereas with printing hardback books, the turnaround times will be significantly longer.
However, with the introduction of digital printing, there are quite a few book printing companies that can offer favorable turnaround times on books.
One of the main things to look out for in a book printer is their customer service. One of the best printing companies we have found to have the most reliable customer service is Barefoot Digital Book Printing. They have an amazing response time on all communications. The turnaround time on their books is around 1 to 2 days for proof copies and 5 to 7 days for printed paperback books. Hardback books are going to take a little longer, around 3 weeks.
Book Printing Samples
After you have found a book printing company you are happy to work with, it is time to ask for some samples. Any company should be able to send you some of their recently printed samples. This will give you a good insight into the quality that they can print and the different paper stocks that they can print on.
When you are sure you have found the right book printer then it is time to send your files over to them to produce a sample of your book before the main print run, a proof copy.
In addition, you receive your printed proof copy, make sure you have a good look at the quality of printing and the quality of binding. It is essential your proof copy is checked thoroughly. You don’t want to accept a proof copy when it is not bound up to your standards. If you do, you will receive your run of books at the same quality.
In conclusion, I suggest you go with one of the best Exeter book printing companies in the UK Imprint Digital. And If you need any help with designing your book then https://self-publishingschool.com/how-to-publish-a-book/ can give you a lot of help in getting your book ready to print.
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