Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Book Printing and other Self Publishing topics.
The press is hot, but can you sell all those books? Not counting books used for promotion, you shouldn't print a single book more than you can sell. If your book size is any of the following sizes, you can get instant printing prices:
Remember, the larger the quantity, the lower the unit cost. But what good is the lowest unit cost if most of the books stay stacked up in the garage? When you are analyzing your unit cost, keep in mind you have to offer large book distributors like Amazon.com roughly a 60% discount off the retail price for them to carry your book.