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Paperback books are a classic book binding solution. Affordable, versatile, and quick to print, there’s a reason that paperbacks are so ubiquitous. In fact, there’s more than just one reason, there are lots of them! That’s why in this week’s blog, we’re going to talk about the many benefits of paperback books as a binding solution. If you’re wondering what kind of binding you should use for your next run, this blog will give you plenty of good reasons to consider soft cover binding. Keep on reading to learn more.


Soft cover binding is the ideal solution for lots of print projects. Learn why in our blog!

Soft Cover Binding Solutions: 5 Benefits of Paperback Books

They’re great for quick runs.

If speed is one of your priorities, then soft cover binding is what you need. Paperbacks can be printed very quickly, making them ideal for runs that need to be distributed as soon as possible. When there’s no time to wait, paperbacks are the way to go.

Efficient for short and long runs.

If you’re looking more to the long term, then you should know that paperbacks are great for long runs too. No matter what your time frame is, this binding style can adapt to the needs of your project.

They’re cost-efficient.

Soft cover binding is an affordable solution for your needs. If price point is a priority, then it’s well worth it to consider a soft cover run.

They’re highly versatile.

Paperback books can bind almost anything under the sun. From business print projects like annual corporate reports, to graphic novels and other creative endeavors, soft covers can get the job done. Here are a few examples of soft cover print projects we can do:

  • Fiction and non-fiction novels
  • Manuals
  • Corporate print needs
  • Government print needs
  • Brochures
  • Graphic novels
  • And more!

They’re durable.

Today’s paperbacks aren’t those cheap disposable books of yesterday. Modern binding techniques make today’s paperback books highly durable, so you can be assured that your project will last. Smyth sewn bound books, for example, can lay flat and even be bent over backwards to be placed on a copy machine. You can learn more about the soft cover binding techniques we use here!

Advantage Book Binding can help you take your book binding project to a new level, taking into consideration budget requirements to provide you with the most cost-effective and project-specific solution for you. Please contact us today for more information, and keep up with us on FacebookGoogle +Twitter, and LinkedIn.