Book Marketing 105: Choosing a Book Distribution System - This vital mini-guide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books. Also includes complete information on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers. Plus a sample book distribution contract. Ebook download, $30.00.
Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 680 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.
This page features a list of printers who specialize in printing full-color flyers, postcards, etc. Many of these companies allow you to submit requests for printing quotations from their website. This list is a work in progress. If you know of other printers who should be added to this list, please email John Kremer. Thanks for your support.
AMC ColorGrafix, Frank Zasueta, Accounts Manager, 2085 Peck Road, South El Monte CA 91733; 626-575-1788, ext 126. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full-color sheetfed printer specializing in catalogs, brochures, calendars, directories, posters, etc.
Anderson Printing, 5253 Wooster Road, Cincinnati OH 45226; 513-624-9333; Fax: 513-624-9361. Medium size print shop producing posters, bookmarks, postcards, and other items.
Angel Printing, Vladimir Medvinsky, CEO, 237 Luiseno Avenue, Oceanside CA 92057; 760-967-0492; Fax: 760-967-0496. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Offers 1 to full color offset and digital printing services, online print ordering, online design, and online proofing. Also printing on recycled papers with soy-based inks.
Banners Now, Hemal Ratanjee, 3197-B Redhill Avenue, Costa Mesa CA 92626; 714-444-4050; Fax: 714-444-4064. Email: email@example.com. They specialize in large format posters, banners, vehicle graphics, and trade show exhibits.
Bellak Color Corporation, Luis Soublette, 9730 NW 25th Street, Doral FL 33172; 305-854-8525 x224; Cell: 786-662-9024. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Postcard printing with foils as well as inks. Vibrant postcards.
Best Value Copy, 1150 Sixth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York NY 10017; 888-307-4570. Email: email@example.com. Offers quality, delivery, and prices for color copies, black and white copies, and printing. They never charge a set-up fee.
Bluegrass Print; 502-272-0075. Full-color printing and graphic design of business cards, brochures, banners, letterhead, postcards, labels, decals, folders, magnets, and more.
Britannia Press, Mick Bond, 3652 Eastham Drive, Culver City CA 90232; 310-839-3828; Fax: 310-558-1324. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Specializes in brochures, books, catalogs, newsletters, sales sheets, postcards, posters, press kits, flyers, large format digital print, and more. Graphic layout and design available, CTP direct to plate, multi-color sheetfed printing, complete bindery, direct mail capabilities, and fulfillment. Contact for free estimates and help in layouts for press.
Busson Digital Printing, Mark Roesel, 711 Wooster Road W, Barberton OH 44203; 330-753-8373; Fax: 330-745-4954. Email: mroesel@busson digital.com. Specializes in small format short-run 4-color printing.
CatalogMasters, 888-282-0602. 2,500 professional sales sheets for $399.00.
Concept Marketing Group, Barbara Spagnola, 515 E Carefree Highway #1424, Phoenix AZ 85085; 800-575-5369; Fax: 866-858-7488. Email: email@example.com. Business cards, letterhead, brochures, flyers, door hangers, folders, posters, stickers, posters, and postcards.
Contemporary Color Printing, 200-F Executive Drive, Edgewood NY 11717; 516-242-7915; 800-386-5140; Fax: 516-242-7310; Fax: 888-340-4315. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5,000 sales sheets for $445.00 with 5-7 day turnaround.
Cushing, 420 W Huron Street, Chicago IL 60654; 312-266-8228; 800-234-7188; Fax: 312-266-8059. Email: email@example.com. Commercial printing especially for the Chicago area. Family run since 1929. Through ReproMax, they can serve over 300 locations worldwide. Digital and color reproductions with online ordering.
Day2Day Printing, 2030 S Westgate Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90025; 310-361-5722; 877-436-6177; Fax: 310-268-7898. Full color business cards, brochures, greeting cards, menus, postcards, posters, stickers, calendars, letterheads, and more.
Definitive Direct, 21 Cain Drive, Plainview NY 11803; 516-694-0870; 800-870-5787. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5,000 sell sheets for $495.00. Call for free samples and price kit.
Digital Impressions Printing, Rusty Irby, 1127 International Parkway #109, Fredericksburg VA 22406; 800-701-3936; 540-752-1011. Email: email@example.com. Their large format division prints vehicle wraps, decals, banners, and posters in full color with outdoor and indoor durability.
Digital Printing and Graphics Services, 10932 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90025; 310-575-4440. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. "Printing press offering quality commercial printing services to southern California. We print four color brochures, business cards, postcards, posters and more at affordable online rates."
Eagle Litho, Oscar Vidal Jr., President, 2538 Tequesta Lane, Miami FL33133; 786-521-7211. Email: email@example.com. Specializing since 1967 in printing books, mini books, catalogs, newsletters, sales sheets, postcards, posters, press kits, flyers, large format digital printing. Graphic design available, CTP direct to plate, multi-color sheetfed printing and state of the art full web presses, complete bindery, direct mailing department, and fulfillment Warehouse.
800-Postcards, 50 West 23rd Street, 6th Floor, New York NY 10010; 212-271-5505; 800-767-8227; Fax: 212-271-5505. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5,000 full-color postcards from $350.00. Five working days turnaround.
Expert Press, Barry Pearson, Managing Director, Unit 1a, Churchill Business Park, Churchill Road, Doncaster DN1 2TF, United Kingdom; 01302-368648. Email: email@example.com. Full-color printing of leaflets, brochures, business cards, and posters.
Exposition Printing, Michael Lee, VP of Client Accounts; 206-309-0987. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Printing plants in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Shenzhen in Asia; Louisiana, New Jersey, and Texas in the US; Tijuana in Mexico; and Lyon, Barcelona, Milan, and Rome in Europe. Digital printers for short runs as well as sheetfed and web printers. They print magazines, catalogs, and textbooks.
Express Press, David Clar, 1279 Chili Avenue, Rochester NY 14624; 585-235-8775; 877-552-5047. Full service, color digital printer using HP Indigo technology.
Extreme Postcard, MSI Direct Response, 1501 Westcliff Drive #307, Newport Beach CA 92660-5519; 949-631-3575; Fax: 949-650-0989. Email: email@example.com. Prints and mails postcards. Sample pricing: $1,387 for 2,500 4x6 postcards, including list rental, postcard printing, mailing service, and first-class postage.
48hourprint.com - Offers online ordering with 48-hour turnaround for full color business cards, brochures, and other business stationery. Ships anywhere in the world.
4 Color USA, 6636 Ironbound Bay Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89139; 702-987-1949; 888-747-7624; Fax: 702-968-6299. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Tennessee. CTP, full bindery. Short to long runs.
4over4.com, 888-5-40VER4. 1,000 postcards, 4-color both sides for $169.00. 5,000 for $299.00. Ready in 24 to 48 hours. No hidden charges.
Four Colour Print Group, George Dick, President, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644; Fax: 502-896-9594. Email: email@example.com. They represent Everbest Printing Company in China and Lifetouch Publishing in the U.S.
GFX Printing Services, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 4G5 Canada; 905-828-7399; 888-278-3672; Fax: 905-828-4143. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Besides full-color printing of bookmarks, postcards, and business cards, this company also offers graphic design and web design services.
GotPrint.com, Burbank Airport Center, 7625 San Fernando Road #8B, Burbank CA 91505; 818-252-3000; 877-922-7374; Fax: 818-252-3010. Color printing of postcards, business cards, brochures, calendars, CD packages, envelopes, letterhead, posters, presentation folders, stickers, etc. All orders placed online. 5,000 postcards for $99.
HubCast, 701 Edgewater Drive #150, Wakefield MA 01880; 781-221-7200; 877-207-6665. Email: Sales@hubcast.com. Green printing of full-color items. 60 printing locations worldwide. Upload a print-ready PDF, get a quick quote, and printing can be delivered overnight or later (you select delivery method).
I Do Print, 350 Heritage Avenue, Portsmouth NH 03801; 603-431-2900; Fax: 603-431-1691. Offers commercial printing services for high quality color brochures, business cards, posters, postcards, rack cards, and catalogs. "Instant quotes and easy online file uploads. Fast service at low prices."
Influence Print, 115 West 29th Street #812, New York NY 10001; 646-571-0002. Email: email@example.com. Large format printing for posters, banners, etc. as well as offset and digital printing of invitations, magazines, and related items.
Inkworks Press, 2827 Seventh Street, Berkeley CA 94710; 510-845-7111. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A worker cooperative certified green business, they do full-color printing while preserving the environment and using union labor.
Just Press Print, Raphael Coccia, President, Microera Printers, 304 Whitney Street, Rochester NY 14606; 585-783-1300; 888-783-5878; Fax: 585-484-9632. Email: email@example.com. Color printing of bookmarks, postcards, business cards, brochures, catalogs, CD covers, door hangers, event tickets, letterheads, menus, posters, rack cards, and more.
Lacey Art Service, Ulysses Angulo, 4443 W Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90027; 323-665-6365; Fax: 323-665-2498. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A full-service printing company serving Los Angeles area businesses and organizations. Specialties: Brochures, posters, catalogs, postcards, banners, presentation folders, decals, sign graphics, banners, large digital print, and more. They also offer typesetting, layout and design, electronic prepress, custom signage, 1 to 8-color printing, direct mail capabilities, thermal printing on vinyl, mounting and lamination.
Liquid Dreams Printing, 344 Avenue Y, Brooklyn NY 11223; 718-627-8599; 800-830-0567; Fax: 718-627-8702. Email: email@example.com. They offer 5,000 4x6 postcards full-color both sides for $245 with fast turnaround. They also print brochures, menus, business cards, bookmarks, and rackcards.
Magnets.com, Eric Bogard, Marketing Manager, 51 Pacific Avenue #4, Jersey City NJ 07304; 866-229-8237; Fax: 877-763-9914. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Promotional magnets, postcards, flyers, posters, stickers, business cards, and more.
Mail Print, 8300 NE Underground Drive, Pillar 122, Kansas City MO 64161; 816-459-8404; 800-660-0108; Fax: 816-459-8407. Email: email@example.com. Automated printing programs for printing and delivering postcards, flyers, and catalogs.
Megaprint, P O Box 87, Plymouth NH 03264-0087; 800-590-7850; Fax: 603-536-1411. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Specializes in printing full color digital prints of large posters (24" x 36" posters for as low as $33.00). Website: http://www.postersession.com. Specializes in medical and scientific posters.
Mitchell Graphics, Mark Carter, Sales Manager, 2363 Mitchell Park Drive, Petoskey MI 49770; 800-583-9401. Email: Mcarter@mitchellgraphics.com. Since 1972. A high-end full-color printer that specializes in direct marketing products. Also bookmarks, business cards, reminder cards, and price tags.
Modern Postcard, 1675 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad CA 92008; 760-431-7084; 800-959-8365; Fax: 760-431-1939. 500 full-color postcards for only $95.00.
MOO Print Limited, 6 Bakers Yard, Bakers Row, London, England EC1R 3DD. Motto: We love to print. They print sticker books, minicards, notecards, etc.
MultiPrint Co., 5555 W Howard Street, Skokie IL 60077-2621; 800-858-9999; Fax: 847-677-7544. Since 1932.
Next Day Flyers, 18711 S Broadwick Street, Rancho Dominguez CA 90220; 800-251-9948.Prints postcards, flyers, business cards, brochures, tickets, posters, stickers, and much more.
Overnight Prints, 1800 E Garry Avenue, Santa Ana CA 92705; 888-677-2000. Prints full-color business cards, postcards, stationery, brochures, and greeting cards. 1,000 postcards for $89.95. 24-hour turnaround.
Pacific Copy & Print, 1700 N Market Boulevard #107, Sacramento CA 95834. A full-service print shop running 24/7, digital and offset printing. Also CD/DVD duplicating.
Panaprint, 7979 NE Industrial Boulevard (31216), P O Box 10297, Macon GA 31297; 478-788-0676; 800-622-0676. Color booklets, catalogs, and magazines.
Paper Chase Printing, 7176 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood CA 90046; 323-874-2300; 800-367-2737; Fax: 323-874-6583. Email: email@example.com. 500 postcards for $95.00; 5,000 postcards from $279.00 to $445.00.
Philadelphia Print and Color, Jeff Kletman, 1900 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19103; 215-563-2200; Fax: 215-563-3212. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A full service commercial printer offering offset, digital wide, and grand format printing.
PostcardPower.com, Cutting Edge Press, 29 S Market Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022-9925; 800-411-6256. Email: email@example.com. 5,000 postcards for $349.00. Ask for their free report: How to Grow Your Business with Direct Mail Postcards.
Preferred Print, Seth Rand, CEO, Fort Lauderdale FL; 954-739-9788; Cell: 954-483-8065. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A full-color printing company, specializing in the printing of business cards, postcards, flyers, mailers, and brochures. In business since 1998.
The Print Connection, Troy Kinney, 8006 Arapahoe Road #120, Centennial CO 80112; 303-779-1420; Fax: 303-779-1450. Full-color printing services throughout Colorado.
The Print Direct; 718-510-2039; Fax: 718-732-4521. Email: email@example.com. Also, http://www.flyerboyz.com. Full-color printing of flyers, business cards, brochures, postcards, posters, etc. 24 to 48-hour turnarounds.
Print My Canvas - Print canvases, business cards, presentation packages, flyers, and more.
Print Outlet - Offers full-color business cards, postcards, and brochures.
Print Place, 1130 Ave H East, Arlington TX 76011; 817-701-3555; 877-405-3949; Fax: 817-701-3701. Low prices for online printing, 11 sizes of postcards. 10 paper stocks, plus plastic and magnetic substrates. Booklets, bookmarks, brochures, business cards, calendars, catalogs, door hangers, envelopes, flyers, greeting cards, menus, newsletters, posters, rack cards, and more.
Print Source One, Doug Dickson, 4029 North 32nd Street, Phoenix AZ 85018; 602-254-5451; Fax: 602-340-0295. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A full-service, family-owned printing company serving customers across the U.S. Specialties: postcards, posters, full-color flyers, banners, large format printing, vehicle wraps, convention services, digital printing, variable data printing, direct mail and direct mail services.
Printeca - Prints business cards: We provide an automated method for you to obtain the highest quality design options for micro / mini business cards and message cards at discounted rates.
PrintRunner - 888-774-6889. Printing of banners, booklets, bookmarks, brochures, calendars, catalogs, flyers, greeting cards, labels, postcards, posters, and stickers.
Printsmart4u.com - According to one user, they “offer some pretty cool services, including design for graphically challenged folks.”
PSPrint - Online postcard printing ordering, file uploading, and online proofing of eps, pdf, tiff, jpeg, or psd, also job tracking.
Quill - This office supply company also offers color printing of business cards, stationery, envelopes, labels, bags, and greeting cards.
Rapidocolor, 705 E Union Street, West Chester PA 19382-9827; 800-872-7436. Email: email@example.com. Ask for their free Color Printing Handbook. Motto: The World's Fastest Color Printer. From 50 to 50,000 copies on paper or plastic.
RPI Printing, Bud Moran, Regional Sales Manager, 135 Waldron Road, Fall River MA 02720; 508-730-2220; Cell: 401-288-7730; Fax: 508-730-1052. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Specialties: Brochures, books, catalogs, newsletters, annual reports, pamphlets, sales sheets, postcards, brochures, presentation folders, sign graphics, and more. They also offer typesetting, layout and design, electronic prepress, direct to plate, 1 to 6-color printing, sheetfed printing, complete bindery, direct mail capabilities, warehousing, and fulfillment.
Sacramento Printing, Rick Elwood; Sacramento CA; 916-873-2399. Email: email@example.com. Full-color printing of business cards, postcards, brochures, and flyers for the Sacramento, California area.
Schmidt Printing, 1101 Frontage Road NW, Byron MN 55920; 507-775-6400; Fax: 507-775-6655. Web printing of magazines, catalogs, card packs, and more.
S.I.I. Printing, Los Angeles CA; 800-779-1158; Fax: 310-541-6610. 2,500 full-color flyers from $245.00.
Supreme Graphics, 625 Dettloff Drive, Arcadia WI 54612; 608-323-3366; 800-356-3320; Fax: 608-323-2185. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Printing of catalogs, brochures, postcards, calendars, folders, forms, pads, business cards, flyers, etc.
Taradel Print and Deliver, Chris Barr, Marketing Coordinator, 8545 Patterson Avenue #305, Richmond VA 23229; 804-364-8444; Fax: 603-452-0672. Email: email@example.com. Print full-color flyers, postcards, magazines, pizza menus, and newspaper inserts. They also distribute print advertisements via newspapers around the country.
Twig One Stop, Ike Thaler, 3200 S. Congress Avenue #204, Boynton Beach FL 33426; 561-740-9901; Fax: 561-740-9783. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full color printing of postcards, business cards, rack cards, and brochures.
215Prints.com, Philadelphia, PA. 215-592-0707. Provides offset, digital and large format printing with design services. Products include business cards, promotional bookmarks, brochures, greeting cards, menus, postcards, posters, stickers, calendars, letterheads, and more. Sample pricing: 250 2x7 full-color bookmarks for only $52.00.
Ultimate Flyers, Jorge Caragol, 9832 SW 40th Street, Miami FL 33165; 305-567-4259; Fax: 305-363-1999; Cell: 786-554-8348. Email: email@example.com. Gang-run printnig of flyers, magazines, catalogs, banners, signs, and more.
UnionPrinter.com, Josh Epstein, 1606 Headway Circle, Austin TX 78754; 512-343-9247; 800-388-9406. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A web-based union printer which offers critical turnaround on all political campaigns.
United Printing & Mailing, Jeremy Smeltzer, 4833 South 38th Street, Phoenix AZ 85040; 602-276-6162; 800-645-6659; Fax: 602-276-4229. Email: email@example.com. Specialize in all things direct mail. They design, print, and mail all from one location.
U.S. Press, P O Boxes 640, Valdosta GA 31603-0640; 800-227-7377; Fax: 912-247-4405. Ask for their catalog. Prints full-color catalog sheets, catalogs, postcards, and brochures.
VistaPrint. Full-color printing of postcards, business cards, etc.
WePrintDirectForLess.com, Bob Pairan, President, P O Box 1673, Stow OH 44224-3724; 800-909-7120; Cell: 330-760-0490. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Low-cost, four-color printing of brochures, catalogs, flyers, postcards, posters, and more. Online pricint. One bsiness day print and ship for many products.
Whosoever Press, P O Box 1513, Boaz AL 35957; 256-706-3315. They print full-color business cards, bookmarks, brochures, banners, door hangers, flyers, envelopes, posters, postcards, stickers, and more. They also do CD/DVD duplication and packaging.