A few months ago I wrote a post about Ponoko, a service which allows you to create and sell custom laser-cut products on demand. Today I was introduced to yet another interesting on-demand service: MagCloud. MagCloud allows you to publish magazines on demand, at a cost of $0.20 per page. They handle all the printing, binding, subscriptions and distribution, so you can focus on the creative work of putting the publication together. Even better: while they are still in Beta mode, publisher proofs are free (excluding shipping). All … Read more »
Apparently I’ve been pretty out of the loop lately, because I hadn’t heard of Ponoko until this week. An article in ReadyMade piqued my interest, but it wasn’t written very clearly so I read through the Ponoko web site in order to understand how it all works.
Ponoko is similar to Etsy in a lot of ways. Members have their own little Ponoko shops, where they can list items for sale, buy things from other members, request custom items, and contact each other. Where Ponoko differs from Etsy is that you … Read more »