Will I benifit from photo book making business?

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To start photobook making business, the most concerned question is : Will I benefit from the business?

Now let's see what the cost is for one 18'' lay-flat hard cover photo book.

Case 1: To make 50 pcs 10 pages 18'' photo books by adhesive PVC sheets, you need supplies as below:

1. 310X460X0.5mm adhesive photobook mounting sheets 200pcs. Price: USD296

2. 333X350X0.2mm adhesive photobook end sheets 100pcs. Price: USD97

3. 18'' Grey board, 100 pcs. Price: USD50

4. PP back-adhesive printable paper, 1 roll. Price: USD35.

5. Headbands, 1 roll, price: USD15.

Total: USD493.

( So the cost for each photo book 18'' with 10 pages is about USD12 adding the supplies: photo paper and photo laminating materials)

Suitable machines: JE18 photo book station or DH460 photobook station or BP18 photobook mounter.

Case 2: However, if you use the gluing machine rather than adhesive PVC sheets to produce photobook. The cost is much cheaper. Let's see what is needed :

1. White latex glue 1 bottle, USD15.

2. Photo mounting grey board 18'' 300 pcs, price: USD150.

3. Cover making grey board 18'', 100 pcs, price: USD50.

4.  PP back-adhesive printable paper, 1 roll. Price: USD35.

5. Headbands, 1 roll, price: USD15.

Total: USD265.

( So the cost for each photo book 18'' with 10 pages is about USD6 adding the supplies: photo paper and photo laminating materials. You can save 50% materials cost. )

Suitable machines: PBS-18 or PBS-18Q photobook station.