Directory Printing

Details: Directory Printing

  • Print directories full color throughout
  • Self Cover (the same stock as the inside pages) or Plus Cover (cover stock differs from inside text stock)
  • 3 Self Cover stock options:
    • Uncoated: 70 lb offset text
    • Coated: 100 lb gloss text or 80 lb gloss text
  • 1 Plus Cover stock options (for cover):
    • C2S: 10 pt. cover, gloss both sides
  • Saddle-Stitched bindery (directory is stapled in center for binding)
  • 5 Booklet printing sizes:
    • 5.5" X 8.5" (Half Page Directory)
    • 6” x 9”
    • 8.5" X 11" (Full Page Directory)
    • 9" X 12"
    • 12" X 12"
  • Save money with our Direct Mailing Service! Let us print and mail your directories for you!

Follow the specifications provided to ensure your artwork prints correctly. Our templates are provided as a ZIP files and include PDF, AI, and JPG versions of each template.



Select a ZIP file to download


8.5x5.5   Click Here to Download  
  6x9   Click Here to Download  
  11x8.5   Click Here to Download  
  12x9   Click Here to Download  
  12x12   Click Here to Download          

Be sure to DELETE "template layer" before you submit your files.

View templates for all products click here.
Click here for guided instructions.





Printed directories and journals are essential reference tools for publishers, retailers, and associations, as well as for their customers and members.

Industries such as law, medicine and education, plus countless organizations, clubs and associations, produce a variety of publications to address the specific needs of their readers.

Mailing Services fee for directories/booklets: $35 per 1,000 plus $150 setup (includes: processing 1 mailing list, duplication removal if requested, CASS Certification, inkjet addressing, and postal presorting for automation rates).

Directories (booklets) are eligible to mail at either Letter or Flat rates, depending on the size and weight per piece.  If your directory is landscape orientation, extra tabbing is required and postal rate may increase.

Letter Rate  (average $.27 each)


  • Size:  8.5x5.5, 6x9, or 8.5x11 if custom trimmed to maximum of 6x10.5 "Slim Jim" style (for Standard saddle stitch binding on long dimension only)
  • Weight: 3 oz or less
  • Tabbing:  must be triple tabbed - 2 tabs on right edge of mailing panel and 1 tab on left edge.  Tabs must be 1.5" and non-perfed.
  • Design:  back cover layout must be landscape/horizontal with bound edge at the bottom and include 4” wide x 2” tall unprinted area for addressing
  • Shape must be rectangular and maintain an "aspect ratio" within 1.3 to 2.5 (lenth divided by height).

Flat Rate


  • Size:  all sizes, 5.5 x 8.5 – 9 x 12
  • Thickness: maximum ¾”
  • Tabbing:  not required
  • Design:  back cover can be any orientation, must include 4” wide x 2” tall unprinted area for addressing

Examples of booklet weights per paper type and page count:

  • 8.5 x 5.5, 80# gloss book pages and cover, 48 pages: 3.07 oz
  • 8.5 x 11, 80# gloss book plus 10pt cover, 40 pages: 5.60 oz
  • 8.5 x 11, 100# gloss book pages and cover, 32 pages: 5.02 oz
  • 8.5 x 11, 100# gloss book pages plus 10pt cover, 28 pages: 4.76 oz 

For more information, please reference our Mailing Services page. 

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  • 2. Payment
  • 3. Upload artwork
  • 4. Review & Send to Press
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