booklets Online Ordering
Note: All submitted artwork will be reviewed and proofed with you before printing.
Stapled Booklets Small Quantity Orders
1,000 pieces or less
Full Color Printing Throughout
Binding: Saddle-stitched (staples)
Shipping: Free FedEx Ground
Cover: Self-cover, or plus cover
Papers: 70lb Opaque Text, 80lb Gloss Text, 100lb Gloss Text, 100lb Gloss Cardstock
booklets Info & FAQ
Making a booklet of your business has it’s benefits. Supplying your clients with an easy to follow guide or program can be invaluable.
Saddlestitch booklets work great as playbills for plays, real estate guides, or to replace large menus.
Here’s some things to keep in mind when ordering.
- Booklets consist of a inside paper stock (often called “guts”) and a cover paper stock. External (cover) papers can be heavier, or the same weight as the inside pages. Booklets that use the same paper on the outside as the inside are referred to as “self covers”.
These are the papers available for online ordering, more papers are available via a custom quote.
- 70lb Opaque Text, commonly used for letterhead and stationary, it makes an effective magazine material.
- 80lb Gloss Text, extremely popular to use for magazines or booklets.
- 100lb Gloss Text, a heavy glossy paper, but too thin to be consider cardstock.
- 100lb Gloss Cardstock, a good, mid weight cardstock that works great as a magazine cover, but not so great as it’s inside pages.
- Binding Methods
- Saddlestitch Booklets are pieces of paper folded and stapled to create pages. Each sheet used yields 4 page faces, so all saddlestich booklets are in increments of 4 pages.
- Perfect Bound Booklets and clamped and glued into a spine. This method is commonly used for large magazines, catalogs, and small books.
- Spiral Bound Booklets use plastic spirals to keep their pages in place. The spirals come in different colors, and are a cost-effective way to keep large amounts of pages together.
Generally speaking any option is available as a custom order. We can offer a wide range of paper and synthetic materials, but we don’t make these available for automated online ordering.
Yes, we can supply a quote for any size you may need. The sizes made available for online orders are the most popular sizes.
Templates are available in their respective product order pages. If no template seems to be available, you can request one from us and we will make up the template as needed.
It certainly doesn’t hurt to ask, and depending on transit time and shipping arrangements we’ll be happy to help. We have been known to meet tight deadlines.
Yes, but contact us prior to ordering so that we can work out the details prior to payment. Since our products include free ground shipping to the United States, upgrading your transportation speed will increase the price slightly. Use the form at the bottom of this page to request and estimate.
Saddle stitch booklets are bound using staples aligned in the folds of multiple sheets of paper. Because these types of booklets are made of folded sheets saddle stitch booklets are made in multiples of four pages (referred to as “sigs” or “signatures”). It is often the most economical method of binding and longer staples can be used to bind greater quantities of sheets.
Depending on binding style, size, paper, and page count, booklet printing can proceed in a number of ways:
Smaller booklet quantities are typically printed on digital presses with in-line finishing options (like folding and saddle stitching) applied to them as they are printed.
Large and bulk booklet orders will be produced on a traditional offset printing press. The materials will then be taken to a bindery where they will have finishing options (folding, stitching, and cutting) applied to them. Most shops, including Priority Print Service have in-house bindery departments to streamline this process.
Yes, we do. Pricing can be found on the booklet order pages. Simply select the options in the dropdown box to have Priority Print Service design your layout or edit an existing design.
Perfect Bound booklets are booklets made using a glue spine – similar to notepads – and a wrap-around cover that encloses the spine. This is the common binding method for thicker books and is popular among self-publishers for it’s durability and efficiency.
Technically, yes. Booklets can be sent via direct mail – though most forms of it would require an envelope or sealing tabs to help keep it together. Some types of mail do not. It’s uncommon, but very cost effective to use saddle-stitch booklets as EDDM mailers.
Should you decide to send magazines to specific addresses without envelopes, you’ll need to use sealing wafers and address labels to get it through the mail.
If you’re interested in how to accomplished your mailing with your printed booklet or catalog, then fill out the contact form at the bottom of this email.
Yes, and we can offer great pricing on such a product. We plan to add online ordering for full color Presentation Folder Booklets in the future, but in the meantime simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page to request custom pricing.
Booklets are popular and effective way to portray your business in depth. They have the ability to turn quick contacts into future clients. This makes them ideal for trade show printing.
Since deadlines are popular with trade shows we prefer to start your customer service experience off on the right foot. Reach out to us so that we can be sure to meet your trade show deadline.
We’ll supply a quote or insights on any booklet configuration. If you have a custom booklet that you’re trying to recreate or you’re trying to make something special for your business, then please reach out to us using the form at the bottom of this page.
Though printed on different machines utilizing different technologies, our booklets are very comparable and practically the same. Subtle adjustments in paper texture are evident, but this typically is not noticeable.
When considering the turnaround time on the booklet order page it is key to remember that “turnaround time” means production time. Shipping time is an additional day or more.
Our customer reviews are found on the booklet pages themselves. You can also use this same tab to leave an appropriate review.
Absolutely. When we receive a booklet order, we thoroughly go through the artwork in a multi-point test that covers colors, dimensions, formatting, and design. This way we can spot problems before they happen.
If you have the time, you can contact ask to ask for a hard-copy proof. We will be able to accommodate this for most every booklet configuration. We always make a hard copy for ourselves before printing them all so we can validate your work and ours.
After we review your artwork in all its forms, we’ll send you a proof and show you what the results of our review turned up. If you’re satisfied then the job will continue.
Will a proof effect my turnaround time?
If you’re in a crunch for time then please let us know. We try to have all proofs out within 24 hours, but can frequently do it in less. Generally it is a first-come first-serve basis, but we can cut in line for our clients who have tight deadlines.
If you see something that really strikes you as creative and want us to quote it all you need to do is upload photos of the sample and what makes it special using our form at the bottom of this page.
Saddle stitched booklets can have a stair-stepped effect. The sheets are designed to be bound off-center from each other. Once bound these booklets have shorter pages toward the cover and longer pages towards the back. These over and under-lapping pages act like tabs with designers frequently labeling the sections according to the effect.
Some custom booklets are printed with fold outs bound into the booklet – usually at the center spread. These are an extra long page that usually consists of another page width put into the center that folds out, giving another two pages of content.