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Avoid looking stupid when self publishing: don’t make common grammatical and usage errors

Avoid some of the more common mistakes, and make your work read more professionally. Here are some examples. When referring to a decade, don’t use an apostrophe as in 90’s, use ’90s. Use hyphens as dashes to hyphenate words (in-between), … Continue reading

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Geon duds employees out of $18 million

I have already posted a blog on the demise of Geon, six months ago Australasia’s largest printer, now consigned to history. Click here for this most illuminating blog. A report from the administrators / liquidators for a creditors’ meeting on … Continue reading

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Bad email habits you need to break

I came across this excellent, down to earth article this morning on PrintPlanet, one of the regular email newsletters I receive each day. I reckon it has some useful suggestions, so I quote it below in full. I hope you … Continue reading

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Avoid looking stupid when self publishing: make sure you number your pages correctly!

An area of confusion we find amongst people who come to us for book printing concerns the correct way to number pages, particularly at the beginning of the book. This is in addition to putting the various parts of a book … Continue reading

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Avoid looking stupid when self publishing: use the correct page order.

One significant area of confusion we find amongst people who come to us to print their self published book concerns the correct page order, particularly at the beginning of the book. There is a “bible” which anyone who does a … Continue reading

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Learn more about the NBN and its potential benefits for the printing and related industries

The following article, quoted in full here, appeared in the Print 21 newsletter dated Tuesday 18 June 2013. Printing Industries and Media Super are joining forces to host a series of nation-wide free, early evening networking events in July, which will … Continue reading

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Printing sector tops nation’s economic growth

Amidst the doom and gloom often reflected by pundits who predict the demise of printing on paper in favour of electronic delivery of news, advertising, books and so on, comes the news that the printing industry is alive and well, … Continue reading

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The discipline required to write a book (Part 2)

Yesterday I posted part 1 of this series. I conclude today with part 2. However I will be posting at least another ten blogs on self publishing over the next few weeks, covering subjects such as: ISBN, CiP, stupid mistakes … Continue reading

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The discipline required to write a book (Part 1)

At Kainos Print, we constantly encourage our customers to consider turning their accumulated wisdom, or creative ideas into books.  We wrote in a recent blog “Marketing gurus such as Perry Marshall (acknowledged as the leading Google AdWords expert in the … Continue reading

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Are electronic communications more environmentally friendly than paper?

This news item appears in the ProPrint daily newsletter on June 12th 2013. It makes the point that there is no evidence for the assumed environmental efficiency of electronic communications compared to paper communications — such as bank statements. Two … Continue reading

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