News of Shafer eBook Publication Plans

Dan Shafer revdan at danshafer.com
Fri Feb 25 13:54:54 CST 2005


I actually use such a company. We may end up, down the road, offering 
collections of these individual topical eBooklets as a printed book. 
But our first shot is to get the information available in PDF. I think 
the mistake I made the first time around was moving too fast for the 
crowd.

Dan

On Feb 25, 2005, at 6:45 AM, Lynch, Jonathan wrote:

> Aren't there small-scale publishers that specialize in per item
> printing? Basically, you send them a pdf of the book, and a list of
> customers with addresses. They print the book on a double-sided 
> printer,
> bind it on one of those spiral binding machines, and mail it out to the
> customer.
>
> I know it costs more per item than large-scale printing, but is still
> not outrageous.
>
> Dan, I'd be happy to try to find such a company for you, if you have 
> not
> already considered this possibility. You can always pursue both
> approaches - and only publish the book form when someone actually 
> orders
> a book.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jonathan
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Eddie 
> Boyd
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 2:28 AM
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: News of Shafer eBook Publication Plans
>
> Glad to hear about this but I only just ordered Volume 1 yesterday!
>
> Pity about the lack of print publishing as I like to read manuals
> AWAY from the computer.
>
> I would hope the Runtime people will consider forming some of the
> more basic booklets into a users guide as the current documentation
> is OK for reference but not much good for example and inspiration.
>
> Regards
>
> Eddie
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