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Quick ways to Start a Profitable Printing and Publishing Business.


Printing and publishing is a profitable business opportunity in Nigeria you can embark upon easily.

In fact you can start making millions of Naira from printing business without owning a printing press.

Printing Processes

All you need is first to acquaint your self with the step by step processes involved in printing a good job and with little or no start-up capital.

Steps To Start Printing Business

Secondly, you will need to start marketing your printing business to people who can give you printing jobs to do for them so you can make some profit.
To get printing and publishing contracts go to companies, religious organizations, schools and individuals in your community in Nigeria.

You will need to introduce your business formally to companies with a letter of introduction stating what you do and how they can benefit from your business.
On daily basis parties, crusades and meetings are hosted around you, these are opportunities to start introducing your business to people around for patronage.
If you persist in your marketing and they discover you are good they will stick with you and also pay any amount you charge them.
Below are quick ways to get done quality printing and publishing jobs.
1. First get the printing contracts e.g. Advertisement postal s, report cards, payment receipt, letter headed papers etc.
2. Take the job to be printed to a good graphic designer to do the graphic work/artwork.
3. Take the already completed graphic work to a lithographer to transfer the graphic work in to a printing plate e.g. 201plate, chord etc.
4. After getting the printing plate done, take it to a press where the printer will mount the plate on a printing machine, apply printing ink and transfer the graphic work from plate in to images on paper.
5. On completion of printing take the printed job on paper to a guillotine and cut the papers to the correct size you desire.
Also to maximize profit in your printing business, below are some locations in Lagos Nigeria where you can buy printing paper/ ink, get good graphic designers, lithographers and printing press all at affordable prices.
1. Ladipo Street in Mushin Lagos.
2. Bariga.
3. Iyana-Ipaja etc.


Act on these ideas and you are on your way to owing a profitable printing and publishing.
See you at the top.

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  1. simeon simeon October 24, 2015

    i commend your efforts. more greese to your elbows.

  2. Prince Udih Prince Udih March 2, 2016

    This is beautiful and practical. Your searchlights should however extend beyond Lagos. How do we get good Lithographers in Jos, for instance?

  3. asemokhai okhai asemokhai okhai June 18, 2016

    Good morning dear guru. How long does it take to train as a result oriented graphic designer. What’s the cost implication of a lithography machine?

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