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Preparing Your Images for Print – Image Optimization Tips & Tricks
26 Jun 2018

Preparing Your Images for Print – Image Optimization Tips & Tricks

Before printing images, it’s vital to make sure they are optimized for their particular use. Whether you are printing your images as part of a photo book or selling print versions of your best graphics, the following image optimization tips and tricks will show you how to prepare images for printing, so that they look great every time the ink hits the paper. Use the right...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & X-Rite: Color Management – Webinar Recap
13 Jun 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & X-Rite: Color Management – Webinar Recap

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor is a monthly webinar about all things book-making and self-publishing. This month we’re talking about how to navigate the variables between screen and print using X-Rite’s color management tools. If you missed our latest live webinar, don’t worry! We’ve got the entire thing recorded below. June: Color Management From Screen to Print The importance of color management About X-Rite and...

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Your Printing Partners: Large Order Services
12 Jun 2018

Your Printing Partners: Large Order Services

If you want to print beautiful books, Blurb can help! But if you want to print more than 100 books, you should get in touch with Blurb’s Large Order Services team. What if your business needs professionally-printed, custom books to give away at the annual conference, but you don’t have a print expert on staff? I’m going to suggest the Large Order Services team. What if you need the...

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A Brief Guide to Printing Offset
07 Jun 2018

A Brief Guide to Printing Offset

Blurb’s Large Order Services team gets lots of questions from authors and businesses wondering if offset book printing is right for their project. Every case is different, but here are some things to consider when deciding if it’s right for your book. While the bulk of Blurb’s books are printed digitally, when your volume gets higher, offset might be the right choice. Digital books are an efficient way to print as few...

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3 Reasons to Print on Demand
05 Jun 2018

3 Reasons to Print on Demand

Print on demand is an exciting way to produce books and is relatively new—only about 15 years old. It has revolutionized book creation and the publishing market, from family books to work by creative pros, to mainline publishers and academics. With sophisticated digital printers, books no longer need an elaborate setup on traditional printers with plates and large runs. Color, sharpness, resolution, consistency—these have all...

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From Screen to Page: Color Management for Perfect Printing
22 May 2018

From Screen to Page: Color Management for Perfect Printing

As our printing technology has gotten better, it’s easy to take color and color accuracy for granted. It seems that with one click of a button the images we captured land in our hands. But there’s so much more to it than that! Especially after careful effort to create an image with your camera and editing that has the best reproduction of the moment you...

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