March 2017 E-Zine Monday, Feb 27 2017 

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What’s It Mean? A-Z
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Perfect (*adhesive, *notch, *wrap around cover) Binding/Bound: Soft type binding type that secures pages and cover together with glue at the spine (square backed). Stereotype paperback – think telephone directory or paperback novel.  Click here for information web page.

pH Balanced Paper (see Acid Free): Our standard book paper: Chemically neutral paper with a pH of 7.0-10.  See Also Archival webpage.

Terms marked with an asterisk (*) are not generally used in our office.

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For other writing, printing, publishing, marketing lingo, check our glossaries at
http://www.gregathcomany.com/info/dictionary and
http://www.gregathcompany.com/info/dictionary/writers.html

Run across a word that you don’t understand? Try us – email us your word, term or phrase and we will see if we can shed some light on the matter!
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Design Inspiration
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If already paying for color, use of color watermarks on an otherwise black and white page can add “pep” and dimension.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/printing/watermark.html
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Book Manufacturing Concepts
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Did you know a digital watermark could be described as traditional ghosting of images? A well planned execution can produce much finer detail to much greater effect than many professional ghosting projects of yesteryear.

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Marketing advice
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Even in today’s world, print has still proven the most effective channel for sales – even when promoting electronic editions. Free PR promotion in publications (newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, circulars, boutique papers and magazines) may need follow up – the days of “if you write it they will print it” are, for the most part, long gone. In addition to brainstorming what publications to send them (alumni, your hometown, subject town[s], industry specific, church, organization, or other special interest), be sure to include all contact information (including electronic) in your cover letter.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/marketing
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Genealogy ideas
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A taxing question: Are tax records standardized? No – different places and times produce different records. A quick listing of a few include: poll or head, quit-rent, income, real property (land), personal property. Documents may record these separately or in combination and the quantity of data varies as well.

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Have a tip?  e-mail us
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Computer aid!?!
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While there may be an app for so many things, what happens if there isn’t? For instance, one of our staffers has a Yahoo mail account and a Windows tablet. Yahoo has a seamless Android app, but there are security issues with the Windows system. Don’t get too caught up in needing an app for everything: Hopefully your appliance has enough memory, it can handle the traditional websites one might be used to visiting on a desktop or laptop.

Current Publishing Sale Thursday, Feb 19 2015 

DeeBachelorSBp discounts over our soft cover publishing packages – until mid-April only. Visit the website for further details.

Catalog reprint edition and price updates Thursday, May 2 2013 

ImageBatchelor Family; Bachelor in Virginia; Batchelor in North Carolina; Bachelor/Batchelor in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas; Batchler in Texas; and Bachlor in Oklahoma and California, by Lyle Keith Williams, 1993. Formerly in stock hardbinding available only for special order. Perfect bound soft cover book (POD), G035SB-$50.00

Colonial RILEY Families of the Tidewater Frontier (1635-1999), by Col. Robert S. Riley (Ret.), 1999, revised 2013 Reprint. Hardbound Set. New reprint price increase from $170 to new price of $200.00 for set. This edition is no longer available at wholesale.

Colonial RILEY Families of the Tidewater Frontier (1635-1999), by Col. Robert S. Riley (Ret.), CD. Price increase from $100 to new price of $170.00. This edition still available at wholesale for qualified buyers.

Lockhart Family in America, by Ann Cochrane Gregath, 1972, updated 2000 by Fredrea & Carrie Ann Cook. Formerly in stock hardbinding available only for special order. Perfect bound soft cover book, G320SB-$45.00