Print-on-Demand Book Printing vs Acutrack

Print-on-demand book printing has its limits, and Acutrack gives you better options. You’ll be impressed when you learn more about our just-in-time printing programs for self-published books. They provide substantial advantages over POD books, keep costs low, and expand your print and binding choices. Not many print-on-demand book companies compare to what you get when you work with Acutrack.

 

More Professional Looking Books and Quicker Order Fulfillment
at More Affordable Pricing

 

The usual selling points for POD are no inventory costs and customization capabilities such as unique covers for different customers. For some companies or authors, those might be sufficient advantages, but for most, they are not. With Acutrack, you avoid the downsides of slower (or delayed) shipping and limited printing and binding options – and you still enjoy great prices and low inventory expenses.

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Get your book printed just in time with our on demand printing service. Image showing Acutrack employee printing on demand books.

Benefit from Just-in-Time Book Printing

We’ve analyzed every print-on-demand service for books in the marketplace and come up with something better. Our inventory-based solution with low minimums keeps investment costs down as it speeds up order fulfillment. We provide warehouse space for the copies printed and fulfill orders globally with outstanding logistics and faster order turnarounds than POD companies.

  • Ideal for businesses and authors with a meaningful and predictable business volume
  • Real book printing with higher quality than the cheap inkjet technology used by POD companies
  • Quick order fulfillment turnarounds, even during peak-demand times
  • Digital or offset printing and all binding types – paperback, hardcover, spiral, wire-o

We’ve analyzed every print-on-demand service for books in the marketplace and come up with something better. Our inventory-based solution with low minimums keeps investment costs down as it speeds up order fulfillment. We provide warehouse space for the copies printed and fulfill orders globally with outstanding logistics and faster order turnarounds than POD companies.

Our Book Printing & Order Fulfillment Beats POD Every Time

At Acutrack, we’re partners with our clients and make it easy to print your book, take orders through the eCommerce platform of your choosing, and have us fulfill them. Time is everything today, and your customers and readers want their books fast and expect them to be professionally printed. We have your book ready to go, and don’t put your orders into a print queue like a POD fulfillment system.

Outstanding Order Fulfillment Service Enhances Your Reputation

Printing your book as a high-quality paperback or hardcover edition puts it in a different league than inkjet print-on-demand books. With print run quantities as low as 50 copies, our short-run laser printing is cost-effective for nearly any book. If your sales are higher (2,000 copies or more), you’ll see cost savings with offset printing. You can select the binding of your choice regardless of the print method.

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A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Acutrack Advantage

# Acutrack's Small Batch Book Printing & Fulfillment Other POD & Fulfillment Companies
Book Printing Digital and offset printing options; expanded paper stock choices Limited print options; often lower-quality inkjet production
Binding and Customization Paperback, hardcover, spiral available; select other enhancements such as spot varnishing, embossing, foiling, etc.; shrink wrap available Fewer options, quality may be basic; no enhancements available
Logistics and Delivery Books ship the same day orders are received. Print queue waits commonly delay shipping by four to ten days.
Bundling & Upselling Bundle multiple books or other marketing collateral (thank you card, bookmarks, mugs, t-shirts) No opportunities to add collateral or merchandise.
Order System Integration Fast, easy integration with any eCommerce or marketplace; support service provided Limited eCommerce integration
Quality and Customer Service Real, professionally printed books and quick same-day shipping Lower quality books that look POD; shipping delays and print queue waits
Book Printing
Digital and offset printing options; expanded paper stock choices Limited print options; often lower-quality inkjet production
Binding and Customization
Paperback, hardcover, spiral available; select other enhancements such as spot varnishing, embossing, foiling, etc.; shrink wrap available Fewer options, quality may be basic; no enhancements available
Logistics and Delivery
Books ship the same day orders are received. Print queue waits commonly delay shipping by four to ten days.
Bundling & Upselling
Bundle multiple books or other marketing collateral (thank you card, bookmarks, mugs, t-shirts) No opportunities to add collateral or merchandise.
Order System Integration
Fast, easy integration with any eCommerce or marketplace; support service provided Limited eCommerce integration
Quality and Customer Service
Real, professionally printed books and quick same-day shipping Lower quality books that look POD; shipping delays and print queue waits

Is Print-on Demand or Acutrack Better for Your Book?

Our just-in-time book printing and fast order fulfillment are ideal for companies and authors with consistent volumes. We’ll professionalize and improve your book over traditional POD if you have meaningful and predictable book sales. Our fulfillment service that integrates with your eCommerce or marketplace lets customers order directly from you, which means you control your revenue.

Keep Your Customer Data and Maintain Your Branding

Sending customers to POD platforms takes them off your site and detracts from your branding. We help you maintain those and keep your customer data which has significant long-term value. You can ship your books globally, with collateral if you choose, for surprisingly affordable rates. If anyone returns a book, it returns to inventory and saves you reprint costs for future orders.

Who Benefits Most from Our Just-in-Time Model?

Acutrack is ideally suited to businesses and organizations with successful books sold directly to customers through online orders. They include but are not limited to:

  • Educational and training content.
  • Coaches who have books developed for lead generation.
  • Homeschooling, online education or training verticals.
  • Lifestyle experts who provide journals or other training content.

If you’re ready to do better than print-on-demand books, let us show you how easy and profitable it is to print and sell books with Acutrack. You’ll enhance your brand, have the freedom to bundle book shipments with collateral, improve the print quality of your books, and speed up your deliveries. We’ll take an interest in your book, and our team members will make it easy to get underway today.

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