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Books in a digital age. The future for the printed book

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

BOOKS IN A DIGITAL AGE THE FUTURE FOR THE PRINTED BOOK Since the dawn of printed literature there has always been a unique connection between people and the written story. For years it has been marked by the tangible nature of holding a real book, the feeling of it’s shape and size, the smell and…

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How to get started in self-publishing

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

HOW TO GET STARTED IN SELF PUBLISHING Self Publishing in Australia can seem daunting at first, but in fact it can be a fairly straight forward and rewarding process once you have aligned yourself with an experienced Self Publishing Company. To self publish a book requires finding a company to assist you in creating, printing,…

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A beautiful book is a true legacy.

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

A Beautiful Book Is a True Legacy In a world of cheap mass produced paperbacks and formulaic pictorials, budding Self Publishers should aspire to the principle that memorable books are both striking in appearance as well as captivating to the mind. Regardless of the genre, Caidex Communication’s formula for success is publishing books with exceptional…

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What is the best format and binding for my book?

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

What is the Best Format and Binding for My Book? Formats When choosing a format for any new book design we are generally guided by how best to present the subject matter to prospective readers and the utility of the finished product. If you are producing a novel or memoir, some of the most important…

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Book Printing – Cost effective options, Digital vs Offset

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

BOOK PRINTING: Cost effective options, Digital vs Offset. Now that you have completed the design and layout of your new title, the question to be asked is how do we create the finished printed product. The options you will be given range between Digital (Print on Demand) and the more traditional Offset method. Regardless of…

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Paper Stocks and Book Production

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

Paper Stocks and Book Production In the hands of a professional book designer, print on paper becomes something special. It activates the senses of touch, sight and even smell. It can convey to the reader a greater respect for an authors labour, appreciation of their talent and ultimately enjoyment of the reading experience. For many…

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Beautiful books for self-publishers

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

Beautiful Books for Self-publishers It is a creative joy to write, photograph, and / or illustrate a book, and the finished product should reflect the efforts of the author in the most attractive way. But beautiful books do not just happen because someone flips a switch, they do not manufacture themselves, and all publishers and…

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Which paper stock best suits my book?

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

Which Paper Stock Best Suits my Book? A sentiment commonly expressed by book consumers is their initial love of the look and feel of a book. It is a tactile experience that cannot be replicated by e-books or e-readers. Whether it be a memoir, children’s book or coffee table pictorial your choice of paper stock…

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Book Printing

By caidex27admin | Oct 6, 2017

Cost effective options, Digital vs Offset. Now that you have completed the design and layout of your new title, the question to be asked is how do we create the finished printed product.

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Book Formats and Binding Techniques

By caidex27admin | Oct 18, 2017

Formats When choosing a format for any new book design we are generally guided by how best to present the subject matter to prospective readers and the utility of the finished product.

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How to gain exposure and sell your book

By caidex27admin | Mar 18, 2020

How to Gain Exposure and Sell your Book Far too many people approach their first self-publishing venture without firstly addressing the question ‘how and where will I sell my book?’ In fact, apart from the actual creation and production of the title, the most important consideration is getting the book in front of potential customers.…

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Paper stocks and book production

By caidex27admin | Oct 17, 2017

In the hands of a professional book designer, print on paper becomes something special. It activates the senses of touch, sight and even smell. It can instil in your readers a greater respect for your labour, appreciation of your talent in putting it together, and ultimately leads to an enjoyable reading experience.

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