Customer Appreciation: Chronicle Books

March 7, 2013

The problem with selecting Chronicle Books to spotlight is there are so many amazing printing orders from which to choose. That’s because the San Francisco-based independent publisher has a unique form of marketing: It prints promotional business cards with a book cover design on one side and the title and author information on the other. That allows each book’s author to individually promote him- or herself. Here’s a sample of a recent business card printing order for Chronicle Books: Chronicle Books also practices a more traditional form of postcard marketing, like this: And this: From cooking to pop culture and children to fiction, Chronicle Books publishes a variety of books, but one theme is constant: The covers are great! Take a look at these business card marketing tools:

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About Jennifer Moline

Jennifer Moline writes for the PsPrint Blog as well as maintains its Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Pinterest presences. She also guest-blogs for such notable graphic design blogs as Fuel Your Creativity and Inspiredology. She’s previously written about technology and small business for news websites, magazines and newspapers. In her off-hours, Jennifer can be found roughing it in the mountains or tucked away in a movie theater.

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

I'm impressed by Chronicle Books' diversity in design. With many firms, you can tell they're particular to a specific style - which can seem stale after so many client projects. Chronicle Books seems to incorporate a variety of styles, either through multiple designers or general design philosophy.

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