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Printing Industry Exchange ( is pleased to have Steven Waxman writing and managing the Printing Industry Blog. As a printing consultant, Steven teaches corporations how to save money buying printing, brokers printing services, and teaches prepress techniques. Steven has been in the printing industry for thirty-three years working as a writer, editor, print buyer, photographer, graphic designer, art director, and production manager.

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This is how to get magazines printed affordably

One way in sharing different stories from different parts of the world is publishing a printed magazine. When a magazine graphic designer chooses interesting high-resolution pictures related to articles, the article will then stand out better in accenting copy content. What makes any manage attractive is choosing an appropriate paper substrate in promoting provided subject matter. Other important points in choosing a magazine printing company is meeting your schedule and, in a cost, effective manner.

Get the best prices from around the world

Today, you can contact magazine printing companies via internet. There is no need today in physically making appointments nor visiting

magazine printing companies around the world. In selecting a magazine printer, the three items they need in delivering are – Price; Quality; and Service. For FREE, offers this type of service to Print Buyers in seeking quality magazine printing companies.

Top quality paper

The top magazine printing companies house the best quality paper substrates in providing you high end magazine printing. If needed, magazine printing companies will counsel anyone in suggesting a proper paper substrate in receiving your best results related to your magazine subject matter and required quality levels

For this, you can choose from the following types of paper:

1) Gloss Coated Substrates – provides appealing reflective eye effects especially 4-Color pictures

2) Matte Coated Substrates – provides a Flat White effect on a coated stock

3) Silk- These papers have characteristics of both matte and gloss papers. They are smooth like matte and intense like gloss. In comparison to gloss, their ink does not appear dry.
4) Supercalendered Uncoated Substrates. An uncoated thin stock ( 39/60 grams thick ) that is buffed to extreme resulting a look of a coated sheet. Used usually in Sunday published newspapers as tabloid multi page inserts as ‘ Special Sale ‘ marketing. E.g. Home Depot or grocery store special sale

5) Wood Free Coated Substrates – Premium quality magazine papers can be printed in bulk using them. These papers are well recognized due to their durability to tears, resistance and longevity.
Common demands of print buyers
If you are a print buyer, you are likely to ask your printing company to meet one or more of the following requirements:
• Must be accountable- Since a printing company is taking responsibility in delivering to you as required within your provided graphic art files, they are responsible in correcting any printing errors. Sooner or later and of you print plenty, you will experience a printing company error. A true magazine printing company test is just how fast and how accurate a printing company

resolves any issue.

  • Always tell the truth- Printing companies should not think that lying to the print buyer will help you get away with delays or poor quality. As customers, print buyers are entitled to be told the truth at all times.
    • Should be kept in the loop- Print buyers must be kept in the loop and told about updates in status of work, if any
    • Alternatives should be offered- Companies must offer alternative solutions, even if not requested by customers

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