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Quality book printing and binding for self-publishers.

Writing well is difficult. Transforming the words you’ve written into a beautiful, high quality book is easy! Writers who wish to self-publish a book have an outstanding printing and binding resource. For over fifty years, the friendly professionals at Allegra … Continue reading

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Take a tour of your local print shop!

Here’s a great idea. Ask for a tour of your local print shop! Printers are usually happy to show prospective or existing customers the workings of their facility. Exposure to every aspect of printing–from graphic design, to the offset printing … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Wangenheim Room and the history of printing.

San Diego’s downtown Central Library contains a wonderful collection that traces the history of book making. Visitors can venture up to the third floor and enjoy the beautiful and historic Wangenheim Room, which is open to everyone. Displays include rare … Continue reading

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Save time and money with digital printing.

Like other digital technology, digital printing has greatly advanced in recent years. Today’s high volume laser or inkjet printers can now produce very high quality full color or black and white prints at a fraction of the cost of traditional … Continue reading

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Quotes about writers and how to write.

I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it. …Ernest … Continue reading

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Quotes about printing and the printed word.

Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years. …Henry David Thoreau We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the … Continue reading

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Low cost advertising: bookmarks.

Three things to consider: 1. Bookmarks never seem to be around when you need one. 2. Bookmarks are easy and inexpensive to produce. 3. The people who’d appreciate having a bookmark are highly desirable customers. Educated readers are typically upscale … Continue reading

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