Welcome to the Kainos Books site

This site has been inspired by the wonderful books we have been privileged to print for our customers

Some of the books we have printed are illustrated below. Many of the books featured below and on the right can be purchased direct from the author. Click on the book for more information. We are constantly adding books, so if you like what you see, please call back some time.

We would love to help you bring your book to fruition. We have vast experience in pretty much anything to do with books. On this site you will find helpful resources, the services we provide, including providing economical and timely quotes, book related blogs, helpful information about self publishing, and much more.

To request a quote for your own book project, click here. You will be taken to our parent site, which also offers a full range of printing services.


Millennials Are Print Book Lovers Too!

We have come across a whole succession of articles in recent months pointing out that the much anticipated and prophesied death of print book publishing is . . . well . . . simply not happening — in fact quite the reverse is happening — print book publishing is alive and well and flourishing. We came across another such article over the weekend of 18th and 19th July 2015 which makes the same point. The article, which appears in the printing trade daily report published by WhatTheyThink [Read More...]

Yet more evidence of the value of print

The following article, reporting on a survey taken in the UK, gives print a big thumbs up compared to digital, showing readers are more likely to remember messages they read on paper, and trust what they read more. The article appeared on July 8 2015 in the Australian daily printing trade newsletter "ProPrint". Here is the article in full. Readers trust print over digital Another international survey is giving print a big edge over digital, showing consumers are more likely to remember [Read More...]

Australia Post research shows the effectiveness of mail — just as they cut 1900 jobs!

Australia Post carried out a survey of 2000 people in December 2014, researching the effectiveness of mail. Their research highlighted many positives. It is ironic that this research is published at a time when the mail carrier has decided to cut 1900 jobs from its workforce. The following article from the online printing newsletter ProPrint on 29th June tells the story, which is available here. Mail jobs cut as research shows it works Record losses and massive job cuts at Australia Post [Read More...]

Book sales expected to grow over next five years

A report in the ProPrint online newsletter of June 15th 2015 contains encouraging news for anyone associated with book production — from authors to printers to publishers to booksellers. Print's share of advertising dollars is predicted to shrink over the next five years as digital makes more and more inroads into print — with two exceptions — books and outdoor advertising. The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers Australian Entertainment and Media Outlook projects the internet will make [Read More...]

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right.

I've just come across themes amazing article entitled "Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right." It examines the preferred reading habits of young people who have only ever known a digital world. Students in American universities surveyed display a very strong preference for reading "dead tree" books for pleasure, and in many cases, for their studies. Here are a few samples from the article. Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all [Read More...]

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