May, 2018 E-Zine Monday, Apr 30 2018 

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What’s It Mean?
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ARC (Advanced Reading Copy): A sample publication produced with author/customer submitted material.  Many times this is in an alternate binding (or unbound with small publications) than the main publishing.  The reproduction process is usually not the same as the main printing (100+) and therefore differences in quality, text block placement, etc. may occur between the ARC and the published book.  For POD, however, this gives the customer the chance to see the quality of photograph the supplied material will produce.  Since Gregath works mainly from submitted camera ready copy, an ARC is generally not necessary.  Our quality guarantee covers any printer error (such as upside down photos) that may occasionally occur.

Art(work): Non-text material (in our shop, this excludes photographs) – may include such things as decorative lettering (not font related), drawings, ornamentation, tables, charts, sketches, maps, reproductions of documents, decorative borders, etc.

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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For each project there are both expensive upgrades, and sometimes changes that can be made more economically than assumed: This is why communicating effectively with a publisher is important. Did you know when printing a few copies changing a page with personalized content is very inexpensive, altering a color cover can be cost prohibitive (though there are a few options).

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Book Manufacturing Concepts
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Perfect if producing POD, consider personalizing each book’s cover. This can be done with a simple name, different backgrounds or photos, graphic and fonts. The cost differences depend on type of cover which may also make total quantity ordered a factor. For large hard cover orders, have personalization done by extra line stamps for the most economic. For soft cover, the economical personalized options are more suited for non-printed spine options such as comb and saddle.

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From page http://www.gregathcompany.com/binding
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Marketing advice – not in this issue
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Check out http://www.gregathcompany.com/web
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Genealogy ideas
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Never forget that the internet brings new resources and ideas every day – when we look.

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Have a tip?  e-mail us
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Computer aid!?!
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Have you considered using Skype, Facetime, or some other audio/video software to connect with other researchers?

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Have a tip?  e-mail us
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About this e-zine
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Gregath Company, Inc. is pleased to present information that may be of help to authors and genealogists on a monthly basis in this format.

If you have decided since you requested this newsletter that you prefer not to receive mailings, please go to the following page and fill out the subscribe/unsubscribe form to be automatically dropped from the mailing list:
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2016 First Quarter Publishing Special Offer Sunday, Jan 17 2016 

Free Stationary or Promotional Materials
The more books published, the more free to you!
25, 8.x11″, black and white, printed one side sheets for every 25 books you order.


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Perfect for stationary, or sell sheets, this offer can be combined with color, extra printing, folding, etc. upgrades to fulfill your needs. This offer includes free g


 

raphic production of basic letterhead or we can produce whatever you send in a PDF file. Ordering 500 books, then expect 500 free sheets. Additional requested, FREE upgrade  – ask for better paper and allow us to select something from our in-house stock for you: anything from 60-80 white to linen or specialty color paper. Not available in quantities different than 25 increments, advance shipping may be paid by customer if desired.

 

To qualify for your choice of special offer, you must do the following:

  • Send your manuscript, mailing information, and deposit to arrive at the publisher postmarked no later than 4-16-16 with code.
  • Use this Discount Code ONLY: “FreMAT”.

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.

Thanksgiving 2014 Catalog Special Monday, Nov 24 2014 

Thanksgiving week catalog orders = free delivery!

For every paid order received before midnight, Saturday, November 29th, 2014, receive a full refund for paid S&H with your order delivery, plus a little “thank you”. To take advantage of this offer, include the discount code ShipThanks14 with your order.

Fine Print: Orders that do not include this code may not receive this offer. This offer may apply only to in stock and drop ship only. If your order doesn’t quality, you will be contacted with the option of canceling before shipment.

Also, check out our reasonable gift services at http://www.gregathcompany.com/catalog/general/giftservices.html

New Publishing Special Limited Time Offer Wednesday, May 15 2013 

Special color printing offer for publishing clients – good only on publications started before June 6, 2013: Free color page in b/w book OR color printing at b/w pricing for 25% of project. Visit http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/salep.html for full details.

December 2012 E-Zine (V11#12): Design Wednesday, Dec 19 2012 

Top reasons to publish electronically:

  1. Allows for inclusion of non printable items such as audio and video

  2. Allows for format augmentation that may not be budgeted for in print.

  3. Easy to update and enlarge – no waiting to sell out of stock for new “improved” edition.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/epublishmedia.html

Catalog Cool Winter Savings – through 1-15-13 Friday, Nov 2 2012 

Just request the following for special pricing

BONUS savings: Save 5% off any G listing book in stock with purchase of another item (any price). Combine with free shipping through November.

– OR –
New Year’s Wholesale: Even if you don’t normally qualify for wholesale discounts, any one item on this list is yours at 40% off of retail – if you choose to pay standard S&H. No further purchase required.

September 2012 E-Zine (V11#9): Marketing Sunday, Sep 9 2012 

Some basic pages (any category may be multiple pages) you may wish to have include in an author/book website include:

  • Bonus content or special features not included in printed book –
    • Forum or Elist about the book content
    • Updated from author
    • Book buyer special offers

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This section is drawn from http://www.gregathcompany.com/web/

2012 Publishing Easter Egg Sunday, Apr 8 2012 

From our family to yours –

Happy Easter

Get a great deal on Easter Egg Color – check it out.

Hurry, the Easter egg goes bad May 1, 2012.

Pre-Publication Sales Pricing on Lincks Reprint Thursday, Dec 8 2011 

Today a new reprint is announced:
Lincks’ Trunk and Branches, 1795-1985 Second Edition, by George Lincks, 2012 Reprint. 196 pages, 8.5×11″, softbound book, indexed, contains photo section, ISBN 978-1-936091-19-5. R3812-$35.00 – Retail
 
Order before January 1, 2012 for only $25.00 each – includes USPS Priority S&H ($11.00 Value)
 
Don’t forget about our Pre-Christmas Sale either – http://www.gregathcompany.com/catalog/sale.html
 
Brief Ordering Information:

By PayPal: Send us a request of what you wish to order and what email address to use. We will send you a direct billing via email/PayPal.

By Mail: Send full payment with order to Gregath Company, Inc., Box 505, Wyandotte, OK 74370. If wishing to order with funds not originating in the United States, an additional handling fee will be accessed. Please contact us for details. 

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