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Blurb bookmaking in the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta

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The release of a new Adobe product is always big news, but it’s even more exciting when you’re part of it. We’ve been working closely with the Adobe team to add Blurb bookmaking to the upcoming release of Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4, which is now available for public beta. Here’s the idea: Lightroom helps you [...]

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Revisited: Ten Blurb BookSmart® tricks to impress your friends and confound your enemies

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It may depend on who your friends (or enemies) are … but at any rate, here are a few tricks and tips on using BookSmart for smoother and more powerful bookmaking. A version of this post ran in July 2008 and we thought it was time for an update. Read on for some great tips [...]

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Tell us what you think. Take our new book product survey today.

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Hey there Blurbarians – Listening to and working closely with our customers are core to Blurb’s values and success as a company, and that’s what we’d like to do with our new book survey. Feel like telling us your two cents? This 15-question survey is focused on learning what new book products you’d like to [...]

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Getting Your Grey Matter Around Front Matter

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Nearly all books, whether they are photography, cookbooks, or text based, can be broken into three basic parts: Front Matter, Body, and Back Matter. Let’s take a minute and talk a bit about common book components to consider when creating your book. Our jurors reviewed hundreds of books submitted to the Photography.Book.Now competition and one [...]

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