Consolidating Issues of Your Magazine/Newsletter Into a POD Book

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Hello Angela,

I publish an online travel magazine, averaging about 25-30 pages an issue. It is published as a PDF file online, but some readers have expressed an interest in getting a printed version. Do you know of any POD publishers that might be able to do this for a reasonable cost to my readers?

Thank you,

Carma

Hi Carma,

You would need to pay a new setup fee each time you wanted to print a new issue. It would be far cheaper to just have each monnthly issue printed at Kinkos or a similar shop.

But, at the end of the year, you might want to consider publishing an entire year’s worth of material as a book using POD publishing. You could then continue to offer an entire year’s worth of material (and publish a brand new “edition” each year), for years to come (a new book each year). Each annual edition need never go out of print! You could list each edition for sale on Amazon.com, bn.com, etc., and you could even use these annual publications to attract new readers to your current periodical.