Top 700 Indie Bookstores
This database features 740 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.
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BookFactory, Andrew Gilmore, President, 2302 S Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton OH 45417; 937-226-7100; 877-431-2665; Fax: 614-388-5635. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.bookfactory.com. Short-run, library-quality, smyth-sewn books in quantities as little as 15. Specializes in blank books, journals, lab notebooks, log books, engineering notebooks, banded journals, wire-o notebooks.
BookMasters, 30 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland OH 44805; 419-281-5100; 800-537-6727; Fax: 419-281-0200. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.bookmasters.com. Offers prepress, printing, storage, fulfillment, and Internet sales. "BookMasters caters to the small and independent publishers, but also services customers such as McGraw Hill, Southwestern Pub., and Pearson Education. It provides everything from design, copy editing, indexing/permissions, typesetting, printing/binding, to full service order taking and storage." They now also offer full-color printing inside the book, even in short runs.
Busson Digital Printing, Mark Roesel, 711 Wooster Road W, Barberton OH 44203; 330-753-8373; Fax: 330-745-4954. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.bussondigital.com. Specializes in small format short-run 4-color printing.
CJK USA, 3962 Virginia Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45227; 513-271-6035; 800-598-7808; Fax: 513-271-6082. Since 1872. Web: http://www.cjkusa.com. Formerly known as C.J. Krehbiel. Prints books, catalogs, magazines, manuals, and specialty products with in-line finishing.
Great Lakes Lithograph, 4005 Clark Avenue, Cleveland OH 44109-1186; 216-651-1500; 800-765-4846; Fax: 216-651-8311. Web: http://www.gli.com. 10% of their business is in printing books.
John S. Swift Co., 999 Commerce Court, Buffalo Grove IL 60089; 847-465-3300; Fax: 847-465-3309. Web: http://www.johnswiftprint.com. Founded in 1912, this commercial printing company has 4 plants in different parts of the country: Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Teterboro, New Jersey; and Monrovia, California). They produce books from 100 to 100,000 copies with page counts from 4 to 1,800. They offer perfect binding, saddle-stitching, GBC and spiral binding. They can do direct to plate. Ohio: John S. Swift Co., 2524 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45214; 513-721-4147; Fax: 513-721-6863.
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