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  2. Add photos, text and more!
  3. When finished with your design, continue through checkout and place your order!
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Place and receive your order quickly and easily

  1. Select your zine printing options.
  2. Upload your print-ready files.
  3. We'll review your uploaded files.
  4. Approve your online proof.
  5. Your zine printing will be delivered to your doorstep for you to enjoy!

If you are ready to place your order, then follow these steps.

1. Fill Out Pricing Tool

Once you are logged in to your PrintingCenterUSA account, go to your desired product page and fill out the pricing tool on the right.

Be sure to drop down the “Estimate Shipping” tab above the “Order and Upload Files” button on the pricing tool to enter your zip code and view your shipping options. The price in the estimating tool is based on zip code only. In final checkout, the full address is used and this may cause your shipping cost to change. Click “Order and Upload Files” to continue.

2. Upload Your Art Files

Upload your Print-Ready PDF. Click Continue

You can create your own Print-Ready PDF using our free booklet templates. Click here to learn more. If you designed your project on PrintingCenterUSA’s online design tool, then you can simply click “Proceed to Checkout.”

Page Count

Page Count

We require that any multi-page PDF files be sent as single page images, not spreads. In the files, page 1 should be the front cover and the last page should be the back cover (see left). Learn More

Color for Printed Books

Color

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Image Resolution

Resolution

PrintingCenterUSA recommends that the resolution of your images and document be 300 dpi or more. Learn More

Bleed for Printing

Bleeds

Bleed is an extra 1/8” of image that extends beyond the trim area of your printed piece. The project is printed on an oversized sheet that is cut down to size with the appearance that the image is “bleeding” off the edge of the paper. Learn More

What is a Zine?

A zine, pronounced ZEEN, is a cost effective, self-published, short run magazine. It can be about anything from mainstream experiences to the occult, sci-fi, music, film, sports or anything you are inspired to express. Include photos, illustrations, comics, short stories, poetry, ideas, etc.

How to Make a Zine?

To make a zine, you can utilize our free downloadable zine templates. We offer blank, predesigned, and mailing templates for InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Or try our free online photo zine maker!

What is the Purpose of a Zine?

Zines are a wonderful way to target a more specific audience than a mainstream magazine. You can print a limited editions to create exclusivity. The purpose of zines is expressions and creation and often encapsulates the creative eye or opinion of the editor.

Which software is used for making zines?

We recommend using Adobe InDesign to design and layout your zine for print. Click here for a tutorial on creating a print-ready file in InDesign! If you don’t have theexpertise or software to use InDesign, then our online photo zine maker is an easy-to-use alternative.

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How Much Does it Cost to Get a Zine Printed?

You can get 100 copies of an 8.5” x 11” 36 page Softcover Perfect Bound Zine on 80# Gloss Cover and 70# Uncoated Text, Full Color, (4/4) printed and delivered to your doorstep in 4-11 business days with our Wait & Save Printing Time option for only $567.64 ($5.68 each) or 1000 copies for only $2,869.73 ($2.87 each) plus shipping and handling at PrintingCenterUSA.com. Get an instant price on our cost calculator.

• These are examples of our everyday competitive prices.

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8.5 x 11$14.06 each
$140.63 total
$5.68 each
$567.64 total
$2.87 each
$2,869.73 total
$1.54 each
$7,693.45 total
$1.38 each
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5.5 x 8.5$11.87 each
$118.72 total
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$1.35 each
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6 x 9$12.83 each
$128.31 total
$3.89 each
$389.13 total
$2.37 each
$2,365.26 total
$1.78 each
$8,894.72 total
$1.55 each
$15,499.61 total
$1.49 each
$29,792.95 total

How to Print a Zine in 7 Easy & Affordable Steps

  1. Gather all of the content and images for your Zine printing project.
  2. Place and format your content and images in an Adobe Suite Program (InDesign or Illustrator) OR: Use our online design tool and downloadable templates to create your Zine.
  3. Enter your Binding, Size, Quantity, # of Pages, Ink, Paper, In-Hand Delivery Date and get an Instant Quote
  4. Upload your print-ready PDF or proceed to checkout through the online designer.
  5. We will then run your files through our 43-point checklist and send you a PDF proof for you to approve or reject.
  6. When approved, we will schedule and print your zine.
  7. Your zines will be delivered to your doorstep as promised for you to enjoy and distribute.

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We offer a free online photo book design tool for your saddle stitched and perfect bound books, as well as a photo calendar design tool with different options. Other resources include multiple free templates, grids and layout guidelines to help you get started.

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Independent Customer Reviews

Zine Printing Services

Rated5out of 5
Based on 16 reviews
9 mon ago
Turned out perfect!
1 yr ago
Superb quality and fast turnaround!
1 yr ago
4.5/5 The order was pretty costly but the items arrived in perfect condition even before the approximated delivery. I loved the matte finish and internal coating which gave my zine a very professional look that rivals that of a standard magazine.
2 yr ago
Always very helpful and patient. Production always looks great. They are total pros!
2 yr ago
Great customer service, great process, and great product!
2 yr ago
Great quality. Easy ordering and quick turnaround.
3 yr ago
They did a wonderful job and the size was perfect which is key for this project!
3 yr ago
My first Zine project turned out beautiful!!! PrintingCenterUSA was very responsive to any questions, and completed the project on time. I will definitely use them again for my next Zine in the near future!!!
3 yr ago
Good experience, quality product/value. Will order again.
4 yr ago
Perfect and Great quality. Shipping was fast and easy specially during this pandemic. Highly recommend printing from them. I will be printing from them again. Also very good customer service, Thank you Samantha for all your help.
4 yr ago
A fantastic quality zine and amazing turn around time. Our exclusive zine printer
4 yr ago
the zines turned out perfect and arrived in a timely manner as promised. Chris walked me through the file preparation process and it truly gave me a feeling that they care about the customer. i will definitely be ordering through this company for any future project.
4 yr ago
Great communication throughout the printing process. The items arrived quickly and look great.
4 yr ago
I was a bit mixed up about part of the printing process, but they took care of it and were so helpful! The zine printed wonderfully! I couldn't be happier with it!
5 yr ago
Great price, great printing, great commuinication
5 yr ago
Exactly as expected! Quality, print and paper.

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