Tandem Press specialist short run book production services
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How it Works

The steps in using our service are simple:

Step 1 - Check that our prices match your budget and your expectations.

Step 2 - Submit your manuscript/text and cover design by email or post, together with any typesetting or design instructions you have.

Step 3 - On receipt of your proof file (in PDF format) print out any pages that require correcting, and fax or post them back to TandemPress.

Step 4 - Your corrections will be incorporated into the master file and a new proof returned to you. This proofing stage will be repeated until you are completely happy with the text and sign-off the final proof.

Step 5 - Steps 3 and 4 will be repeated with your cover design

Step 6 - Your signed-off pages and cover will be printed and bound and returned to you within 4 weeks.

A fuller description of how TandemPress would work with you appears below:



Here are some frequently asked questions

How much does it cost?

Click prices to see our paperback and hardback production costs online.

How long does it take?

Initial typesetting is normally completed within seven working days of receipt of text. The proofing stage is dependent on how quickly proofs are returned to TandemPress and the number of proofs required. After the proofing stage has been completed and you are happy with the cover then the printing and binding will take a minimum of three weeks and a maximum of five weeks depending on the quantity and format of the books being printed.

What are the payment terms?

Once the costs have been agreed TandemPress requires 50% of the total cost to be paid on commencement of the work. The remaining 50% to be paid on delivery. Payment can be made by bank transfer or by credit card via PayPal.

For further details e-mail info@tandempress.com

How much does delivery cost?

All our short run books are printed and bound in London, UK and books are delivered by UPS. Delivery to most European countries, the US and Canada takes 3 working days, and up to 5 days for the rest of the world. Estimates of delivery costs can be provided on request.

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