PBS is seeking a new Bulb Garden editor

arnold140@verizon.net arnold140@verizon.net
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:21:26 PDT
 I can tell you all a bit of the cost of publishing and mailing Herbertia.  I was the Director of Mailing and Publication in the IBS back then.

Alan Meerow did all the collating and editing of the Journal at no cost to the Society.  We had a graphic editor who was paid, not very much to put it into the format to be printed.

The major cost was the printing and mailing to our members.  Overseas postage , which is much higher now was prohibitive back then.

When you print small numbers like 1000 to 2000 you pay a large amount and the cost to print 5000 would not have been much higher.

Membership dues could not support the project on an ongoing basis. Sooner or later it was bound to come to a halt.

We would need an underwriter to foot the cost of the project...

any takers?



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