How to Print Your Book

Thinking of writing or publishing a book, but do not know how? This can cause a big problem if you have no idea about how book printing works. The process that comes with this may not be so simple after all, but the good news is that there is help available. Here then, are some tips on book printing that may provide some help for you as you go through the process.


If you are planning to do self- publishing, there is away, and it is possible to be achieved, especially at this time of digital technology. Nowadays, self- publishing has become very accessible, so if you have a material that you can publish, it is not impossible to get it out there. What you need to is to find is a print company that has a website and a strong presence on the internet. If they have the kind of service where they can post a sales page for you, then you can go and tie up with them so they can help you print and sell your book as well.

These types of print companies usually have a service called Print on Demand or POD, and it works by only printing a copy of the book until an order has been placed. This is a very efficient process because it does not only save time and money for both the print company and the author, but it is good for the environment as well as it saves resources from getting wasted.


Though digital technology has made self- publishing easy and accessible, it also comes with a downside, and it is about the inaccuracy of the content being printed. The concern with self- publishing through digital technology is that it has allowed everybody to print whatever they want. So if you decide to do self- publishing, be among those who are responsible for their work and provide accurate information, especially if your novel, whether fiction or non-fiction, contains facts. You must first verify your information before publishing to avoid confusion and give people false information.


If you are a first- time author, another aspect that you need to learn about is formatting. Self- publishing is not just about being able to create good content, but also you need to learn everything that is involved in the process, and formatting is one of them. You need to learn about proper spaces and margins so that your readers will not get annoyed following your content.


Another important aspect is editing. Even if you are a good editor, having someone professional or knowledgeable of this field might be a good idea to let them see your work and edit it. Having someone professional to edit your work is best because they can help with typographical errors, formatting, and even checking your facts. 


When your book is ready, the next step is to sell. You can promote it by linking to a website where they can buy the book or post on social media sites like Twitter or Facebook. You may also partner with someone who has a product that complements your book so both of you can market each other’s products. Or, if you do not want any hassle, you may hire marketing agents who can help you sell your work, and they can get a share of your profits.

Do you have a large or small printing job you need to have done in the Melbourne CBD area? Use Little Print for all your Melbourne printing needs. We are a professional printing company that uses the latest technology and friendly professionals to complete your printing job on time.