We're excited to offer a new program that allows publishers to easily order small batches of their books printed in paperback format with a minimum order of 100 copies.

The Short-Run Print Program has been developed in partnership with RPI, the parent company of print-on-demand leader Blurb. By leveraging RPI's innovative digital printing technology and infrastructure, StreetLib can now offer cost-effective short runs to authors and publishers.

Here are some key features of the new service:

  • Minimum Order: 100 books
  • Petite (5 x 8 inches), Standard (6 x 9 inches), and Large (US letter size) trim sizes available
  • Black and white interior printing on 50# white paper (50 pages per inch)
  • Full-color covers with gloss laminate finish
  • 7-10 business day turnaround after approval of the proof
  • A $39 one-time setup fee which includes a printed proof copy

For digital-first authors, you can use the StreetLib Write formatting software with the Short-Run Print Program. This means your can quickly and automatically format your ebooks for print using StreetLib Write. The software handles all the heavy lifting of optimizing paragraphs, fonts, and margins to create great-looking print interiors.

For indie publishers interested in making their books available in print format, our Short-Run Print Program is an exciting and affordable new solution. The ability to easily order batches as small as 100 printed books helps you test the print book market, fulfill author copies, send out review copies, run giveaways, or facilitate small book launches or events.

The streamlined options of this program make rolling out print versions effortless. Just choose from one of the three popular trim sizes, upload your interiors and covers, then place your order. With low minimum quantities and competitive per book pricing, the barriers to entering print have finally been eliminated.

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