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9 Ideas for 
Making Print Pop
January 1, 2012

Finishing elements add cost, but they also add value. As print fights for its place in a digital world, we must find ways to make print more interesting and attractive. Print has a tactile advantage over books on screens: Print moves you without moving. Here are nine techniques for help enhance the "curb appeal" (to borrow a real-estate term) of your printed product.

Sacramento Public Library Installs an Espresso Book Machine
November 18, 2011

On October 17, the Sacramento Public Library installed the Espresso Book Machine (r), a Xerox Solution (EBM), in its Central Branch location downtown.

Library Director Rivkah Sass said, "We are committed to developing a community based publishing center called I Street and the Espresso Book Machine is an essential part of that dream. We are telling the citizens of Sacramento County, 'Have a book inside? We can print it for you!'"

WaPo: Print-On-Demand Publishing Comes to Washington
November 11, 2011

Local readers and writers packed into Politics & Prose on Wednesday night for the official launch of “Opus,” Washington, DC’s first print-on-demand Espresso book machine. It’s one of only a handful operating in independent bookstores worldwide.

Espresso Book Machine Partners With Google
September 26, 2011

On Demand Books the company behind the Espresso Book Machine (EBM), has announced it will register the EBM network of over 7 million (and growing) paperback titles with Google Merchant Center. As a result, all EBM titles will become available for discovery and purchase via the Google Books website and the Google "Shopping" feature.

Digital Printing: Poised For Growth
September 1, 2011

During the past 18 months, digital printing has dramatically increased its penetration of the book market. The recession has in some cases provided a boost to digital book manufacturing, as publishers take a harder look at their processes and cut back on inventory and waste.

American Booksellers Association and On Demand Books Form Partnership
May 12, 2011

The American Booksellers Association (ABA) and On Demand Books (ODB), the maker of the Espresso Book Machine(r) (EBM), have entered a joint marketing agreement whereby the ABA will market the EBM to member bookstores and help permission publisher titles to the EBM sales channel.

What Lies on the Retail Horizon?
May 1, 2011

Borders Group's recent bankruptcy filing and announced closing of more than 220 stores nationwide seems to warrant a closer look at trends in book retailing.