Good Moves for Bad Times

January 2009
by AN IBPA ROUNDTABLE

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AN IBPA ROUNDTABLE

Good Moves for Bad Times

Advice on coping with economic difficulties is plentiful these days. Advice that you can act on is in shorter supply. But IBPA members have stepped up to meet the need. Read on for tips and insights from publishing companies of many sizes and sorts, including a self-publishing start-up and a long-established midsized house.

—Judith Appelbaum

A Better Price for Printing

When we recently reordered our popular book on spices, I didn’t like the price I got from my regular printer. Although I like working with this printer, we got other quotes. One was considerably cheaper, and when we approached our regular printer, it lowered its price.

We saved several hundred dollars on 1,500 books, and the delivery time was very fast, even though fall is usually the busiest month for book printers.

Linda O’Neill

Bellwether Books

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Rescheduling, Remodeling

Doyle Marine publishes to the boating community, and, as you might guess, that market is in the tank. I expect the current economy to continue its decline …IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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