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Why printed newsletters are making a comeback

by Vervante •

Finding a new way to stand out from the crowd is always a good thing, right? Email newsletters have become of the most reliable and profitable ways of connecting with new clients, nurturing current ones, and overall helping to grow a business. Which is why so many people use them – including us!

We love newsletters. In fact, we help a lot of our clients create newsletters that definitely stand out from the crowd – by creating PRINTED ones, that is!

One of the most powerful – and underused – marketing tools is the printed newsletter. Whether you are a small business with a humble list, or an established entrepreneur with a sizeable audience, there’s some serious power in the printed newsletter.

More effective than email, which is often quickly scanned and forgotten, a printed newsletter can be a valuable resource for the reader, who can save, reread and even share it with others.

Printed newsletters:

  • Have a higher perceived value and are better remembered and referred to later on
  • Give peace of mind that important info will reach readers without worrying about spam filters or accidental deletions
  • Encourage readers to connect to your message at a deeper, more emotional level
  • Impress customers and become treasured resources
  • Are perfect for special occasions or as “collector’s editions”
  • Can be shipped in clear or branded envelopes and include extras such as checklists, notepads, stickers, bookmarks, or other products that complement your message

Newsletters can be one page, a few pages, or even multiple-page booklets in black-and-white or full color.

If you’re interested in creating a printed newsletter, we can help. Just email your ideas or questions to us at sales@vervante.com and we’ll send you a free quote and all the answers you need.


How we handle rush orders

by Vervante •

Does this sound familiar?

  • You’re speaking on stage and the event planners offer you a space to sell your books and products at the back of the room – just 2 days before the big day!
  • You’ve been asked to lead a workshop as part of someone else’s event, and at the last minute they tell you that enrollment for your class doubled!
  • Book signing is scheduled, marketing is going well, and you receive a rush order at the last minute from the bookstore for 100 more books!

It’s inevitable that at some point you’ll need to order a book or product at the last minute. We understand, that’s why here at Vervante we go the extra mile to help our customers with quick service and fast turnarounds – without adding to your stress with inflated charges, penalty fees or sluggish service.

When events call for quick orders and even quicker shipping, we can help. All you need to do is place your order via your Vervante account, choose the shipping method that works best, then send us an email at sales@vervante.com with “Rush Order Request” in the subject line. Let us know when you need your order by and we’ll do all we can to expedite printing and ship within 24-48 hours, WITHOUT charging rush fees or marking up postage costs.

We’re dedicated to providing you with the best customer service and publishing experience we can – even when life throws last-minute curve balls like these.


Why now is a good time to write a children's book

by Vervante •

Want to write a book that is guaranteed to be read again and again, even night after night? Children’s books have a vast audience filled with passionate, loyal readers with insatiable curiosity and love of a good story. If you’ve ever dreamed of creating a children’s book, now is the perfect time to make that dream come true.

Children’s book writers are passionate people, with new worlds and exciting stories to share. Self-publishing has opened the door for writers to share their stories with children of all ages around the world – and retain control of everything from formatting and art to marketing, sales and presentation.

If you’re ready to publish your own children’s book, but not sure where to start, we’ve got some tips and tools to help put your passion into print.

TIP #1: Start with great art. If you’re not an artist, you’ll want to hire or partner with an illustrator for your book. The story and the art that accompanies it are equally necessary for getting and keeping a child’s interest.  Be sure that your artist understands your vision and can produce art that helps bring your story to life before committing.

TIP #2: Choose your format: The beauty of self-publishing is that it gives you the power to choose the type (or types) of formats you want your book to be. We offer a variety of styles including soft-cover, saddle-stitch or perfect bound, hard cover with gloss or matte UV finish, dust jackets, and even the ability to transform full-color books into coloring books by removing the color from illustrations and creating the perfect companion coloring book!

TIP #3: Think beyond books: Printed books are just the beginning. We can also help you turn your printed book into an ebook for Kindle and Nook sales. And we offer services to create complementary products such as stickers, posters, bookmarks, calendars, cards and card decks.

TIP #4: No limits, no boundaries. No matter if your dream is to create a set of 10 books as a legacy for your children and grandchildren, or 10,000 to sell in bookstores and online as part of your business as a writer, speaker or educator, our publishing services can be customized to fit your vision. Plus, we’ll let you order sample copies of your book to check out in real life before you make any large orders – and only charge you the cost of printing and shipping. No markups, no penalties, no stress.

TIP #5: Presentation is everything. Bright, vibrant images are a must when it comes to children's books. Our state-of-the-art printing facilities produce illustrations and artwork in rich colors and vivid detail. We print all of our beautiful children's books in our U.S. facility. Your books can be stored in our warehouse and shipped on demand with packaging and shipping that can be customized as well with colorful packing material, fun extras and custom-designed boxes and stickers that will delight kids and adults.

If you’re ready to publish a children's book, we provide the high-quality, affordable printing services you need to create something truly amazing that kids and parents will love. Please email us at sales@vervante.com or schedule a call with one of our publishing professionals HERE for free quotes and to answer any questions you might have.