Easy Magazine Printing

Magazines should take time to create especially if it is your first time. There will always be lots of errors the first time so try to lessen that margin of error to even less. Before you seek for a magazine printing service carefully plan out everything. Here are a few things to make everything easier for you:

1. Have a magazine name that sticks to anyone’s mind
The most common and memorable magazine names are either one or two words. Try to limit yourself to that. Have several names in mind and search the web if that name has already been taken or is being used for another genre. What ever you choose make sure it is not named after something very popular. Be unique or unexpected.

2. Include some fun features
Add games like special questions people can answer and are able to get a special reward. You can also have interesting facts placed in different areas to make your magazine special.

3. Find great savvy writers
Go test a few people if they can write well and can contribute to your magazines. Writers must be good and creative in their writing method. It must be fun and interesting. Avoid writers who are used to writing like an academician because they tend to sound a bit boring for the common man.

4. Find companies that would like to place ads
You will probably find only one or two companies willing to place ads on your magazine so to entice more advertisers have rate for new advertisers and cut the price down compared to the usual rates. Avoid advertisers who post adult contents or those with vices.

5. Gather pictures for the magazine
Put together all the pictures you think would go well with your articles but remember not to use pictures other than your own unless you borrow formally (in writing) from the real owner of the picture. Remember that your magazine will be published so sooner or later someone will see it and point it out and you just might end up in a lawsuit so be wary in picking out photos. Use photos that explain your articles, this is essentially good for people who most always just scan the pages first. If they get interested then it is likely that they will read it.

6. Look for a designer to make your layout
Unless you are a designer yourself and has excellent layout skills then do it, otherwise find a professional designer to do the layout for you. You can just let them know how you want everything to look and where you want specific text and pictures and they can easily do everything else for you. Require your designers to have several samples so you can pick from them.

7. Pick your Binding method
Binding options are normally through stapling or sewing both are good methods for your magazine. Ask your friendly printer what may work best with your magazines.

8. Choose between Gloss and Matte
Magazines with no paper stock do not last very long so make sure you have covers for your covers. If you want your paper to be extra shiny use gloss if not pick matte. You can also ask the printers to lessen the gloss by making it a little thinner than the usual.

Make your magazines outstanding by finding the right service for your magazine printing needs. The best printers are the ones that have a good combination of quality prints, reasonable prices and satisfactory customer service.

January 9, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Print Advertising


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