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Online Printing Services

Cheap Book Printing

Online Booklet Printing & Binding

15% OFF 1,000+ BOOKS & BOOKLETS
Limited time offer. Valid on books, booklets & binders only.

Printing books online with DocuCopies means the best value, quality and service in the industry. From self published novels to training books, yearbooks and more, our online book printing services will leave you speechless. See for yourself why thousands of authors and publishers across the nation trust us for high-quality, cheap book printing every time.

Quality book printing for 40+ years

Online booklet printing experts since 2003.

Online booklet printing experts since 2003.

Custom book binding options to match any project.

Choose a book binding service to see pricing.

Printing and Binding Services

Perfect Bound Book Printing

Perfect binding holds the pages into the scored spine of the printed cover with heavy duty glue, then trims the corners square to make perfect 90° angles.

Stapled Booklet Printing

Pages are printed 2-up on each side of a larger sheet, then folded together, stapled on the fold and trimmed evenly at the edge. Most popular and affordable book binding for 20 pages or less.

Comb Bound Book Printing

Comb bound books are tension-fastened with a flexible, toothed plastic semi-cylinder, or comb. This gives you the ability to add or remove pages from the book as you update material.

3 Ring Binder Book Printing

Standard round-ring binders with printed covers + spines. Pages are 3-hole drilled but not inserted, since shipping like this can damage them.

Bulk Book Printing Discounts

Book Printing Services

Technical Training Books:

Print employee handbooks, product manuals and more.

Print training books that withstand years of use and abuse.

Choose Spiral Binding or Wire-o Binding for 360° page flipping.

Creative & Nonfiction Books

Custom booklet printing to match your creative vision.

From textbooks to children's books, our custom booklet options have something for every project.

See Related Article: Custom Book Printing Ideas

Why trust DocuCopies for online book printing?

  • Instant pricing on custom book sizes
  • Linen, recycled, glossy and waterproof paper
  • Clear, frosted, vinyl, poly & colored covers
  • Colored coil and wire binding
  • Tons of paper options & finishes
  • Bulk mail individual books in padded envelopes

Printing Quality Books Affordably Since 1982.

With our cheap book printing services, four decades of experience, and bulk printing discounts up to 20% off, it's no wonder we're ratest best in the industry. Printing books with DocuCopies guarantees great service and the highest quality book printing online.

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Online Booklet Printing FAQ

First time printing booklets online? You're not alone. View our FAQ below or contact us if you still have questions.

Where can I print books cheap online?

Book printing prices depend on many variables, such as binding type, size, quantity and page count. Stapled booklets (saddle stitch) are typically the least expensive. This is common for magazines, comic books and catalogs, but less popular if you're trying to sell your book retail or want something long-lasting and professinal.

The next cheapest book printing and binding service is Spiral Bound Books. These durable plastic coils are great for technical training books, business reports, yearbooks and cookbooks. But if you want a softcover style book with a printed spine like the kind you see in stores, you'll want to choose Perfect Bound Books.

What online book printing services do you offer?

We print and bind spiral bound books (also called coil binding), perfect bound books (softcover style), wire-o bound books (metal wires), saddle stitch (stapled booklets), comb bound books and 3-ring binders.

What do you recommend for printing training books or workbooks?

We believe spiral bound books offer the most value for most situations. This is the least expensive option and is also the most durable and long-lasting. Spiral binding allows you to flip the workbook pages all the way around the back and lay it flat like a notebook, which improves the usability compared to options like perfect binding. While wire-o binding can also lay fairly flat, the stylish metal wires add more cost than most publishers find necessary for printed workbooks and bound training materials.

How fast can I get my books printed?

Stapled or saddle stitch booklets typically ship in 2-4 business days. If the pages Bleed (meaning print goes to the edge of the sheets), these usually ship in 3-5 business days.

Other book binding types (Spiral Binding, Perfect Binding, Wire-o Binding, Comb Binding and 3 Ring Binders) generally ship in 3-5 business days, regardless of bleeds/no bleeds. Production estimates are subject to change. Enter your job details and delivery ZIP code for the most up-to-date information.

What's the difference between book and booklet printing?

In our experience, many people use both words interchangeably. Technically, booklets generally refer to smaller books, usually with paper covers. But because of the common dual usage, you may find us referring to both books and booklets on the website depending on the product and context. The binding method used for your printed books is more useful when talking about what kind of books or booklets you're printing.

What book binding service should I order?

For books of a technical, business or educational nature, we recommend Spiral or Wire-O binding for your book printing. Spiral binding is the most long-lasting and allows you to flip pages all the way around the back 360° while laying flat, which is a must-have feature for many book uses. We recommend spiral binding for cookbooks, yearbooks, catalogs, work books, training manuals and more.

Wire-O is similar but instead of a plastic coil binding, Wire-O uses a double-loop wire which is inserted and clamped closed inside the back cover. While this does allow for relatively flat reading, flipping pages around the back can over time bend the wire. So you may need to re-tighten the clamping in the back depending on the way your books are used.

If you're printing books read for pleasure, such as novels, poetry anthologies, family histories or books meant to be sold retail, perfect bound books are the best option. This is the only method that has a printable spine. Perfect bound booklets are a softcover-type book similar to what's commonly found in bookstores. The pages are glued firmly into the spine of the cardstock cover, and the finisher trims the edges even to create a "perfect" 90° angle.

Can you print custom size books?

Yes we can, and you can now get automated pricing on your custom book sizes. Simply choose the next size up on the automated order forms, then click the Custom Size button just below that. Enter your desired custom book size and the calculator will show your price.

What paper should I use for inside pages?

We recommend printing book pages on at least 24/60# Laser Smooth paper. If your pages are mostly text, this thickness may be sufficient. If you're printing double sided and have a lot of photos or color, we recommend the 28/70# Laser Smooth or heavier to avoid most show-through from one side to the other.

If your book is very heavy with color photos, graphics and other visual stimuli, we highly recommend upgrading to the 32/80# Glossy Text or 100# Glossy Text. This heavy text paper has a semigloss finish which works wonders for making color and photos pop off the page.

How do you offer such cheap book printing?

Our booklet printing services are geared with volume in mind. Because of the sheer volume of printing we do in general, we are able to negotiate extremely low click rates (the price we're charged each time a sheet is printed) which we use to leverage our competitive prices across all products. In plain English, we can afford to slash prices because of how much we print. We've also put our decades of experience to use in creating an efficient, largely automated workflow that saves time and labor in each step of production.

Book Printing Templates

ZIP files contain templates in JPG, EPS and Illustrator formats.
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8.5" x 11" Book PrintingZIPZIP
8.5" x 11" Landscape Book PrintingZIPZIP
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Online Book Printing Guide

Perfect bound book spine-width calculatorSpine Width Calculator

Enter paper type and page count to calculate your spine width and printable area for perfect covers.

PDF FilesFile Setup Guidelines

Learn about image resolution, margins, bleeds, color profiles and more.

Embed Your FontsPaper Catalog

Learn about the many paper options we offer for printing your books.