Blurb’s international Set Your Price program is live

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Today is the day that many Blurbarians have been waiting for. If we ship to your country – and we ship to 57 of them – you can now Set Your Price and sell books for a profit in the Blurb Bookstore.

Here’s how the program works: You designate the overall price of your books and make them public in the bookstore. When you sell a book, we send you the difference between the Blurb base price and whatever retail price you charge. There’s no sign up fee and nothing else to do besides get creative and make books.

We take care of everything else. We print the books on demand and ship them to your buyers, we provide the tools to promote your books, we handle all sales transactions, and we send you a check every month.

Sit back and track your book sales and profits through the reports featured on your My Blurb dashboard. (It’s addictive checking in to see how many people have viewed your book pages and/or purchased your books.)

Each month that you reach $25, £12.50, or €17.50 in profit, we’ll mail you a payment. If you don’t reach $25, £12.50, or €17.50 during the month, your profits roll over to the following month’s tally. Here are all the details and a few FAQs in case you want to know more about the program.

See you in the Best Sellers section of our bookstore!

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  1. Yeah ! You are the best !

      February 28, 2008 – 6:01 pm   Permalink
  2. THANK YOU ! We cannot thank you enough – this will surely place Blurb on the international marketplace.

    By lavenlaar
      February 28, 2008 – 7:12 pm   Permalink
  3. at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    this day will hopefully be the turning point in many of our lives!

      February 28, 2008 – 7:39 pm   Permalink
  4. Finally… been waiting years for this

      February 28, 2008 – 7:42 pm   Permalink
  5. This is great news!!! I am signing up right now!

      February 28, 2008 – 9:06 pm   Permalink
  6. Well I’m excited!! Thank you

    By barbyb
      February 28, 2008 – 10:03 pm   Permalink
  7. Excellent

      February 28, 2008 – 11:32 pm   Permalink
  8. Did I miss something? This is not new as of today. It has been in place for quite some time now, at least in the US.

    By Sam
      February 29, 2008 – 12:10 am   Permalink
  9. Fantastic!!!!! Signing up asap. Great job. Massive kudos. Let the games begin.

    By Mogur
      February 29, 2008 – 12:11 am   Permalink
  10. Oh, this was quite good news. Thank you Blurb!

    By Lisa
      February 29, 2008 – 12:43 am   Permalink
  11. Kudos to you! Thank you for that.

    By Jan Rendek
      February 29, 2008 – 12:52 am   Permalink
  12. Not a moment too soon! Many thanks for all your efforts in making this happen.

      February 29, 2008 – 1:57 am   Permalink
  13. Brilliant thank you for your support and help in the past this really tops it off

    By Delbon
      February 29, 2008 – 4:46 am   Permalink
  14. This is really a GREAT new! I love your site.

    By Davide De Lorenzi
      February 29, 2008 – 6:19 am   Permalink
  15. That’s a very good news, only with Blurb I could be sure of the quality that will be delivered to the customer.

    Good! See you in a trade show somewhere….


      February 29, 2008 – 6:21 am   Permalink
  16. Nice to hear that !

      February 29, 2008 – 7:24 am   Permalink
  17. this is what I’ve been waiting for!!! thanks so much!

      February 29, 2008 – 7:29 am   Permalink
  18. Excellent news for us in the United Kingdom!

      February 29, 2008 – 9:21 am   Permalink
  19. Brilliant!!!!!!!


      February 29, 2008 – 5:39 pm   Permalink
  20. Fantastic. Thank you very much.

    By Bret
      February 29, 2008 – 6:26 pm   Permalink
  21. GREAT!!!! Supercalifragitastic news…now my books can go worldwide without hasseling in between order, delevery & again mailing the book to a buyer…goodonya!!

      March 1, 2008 – 5:06 am   Permalink
  22. that’s what we were waiting for!! thanks!

    By Eman
      March 1, 2008 – 5:33 am   Permalink
  23. I would like to know how long Bermuda has to wait before it will be added to your ship to list. It is hard having to pre-order the books ship them to an American address and then ship them to Bermuda. This cuts my profits a lot because I do not want to charge too much for my books. It would be really nice to be able to get people to just order online.

    Thanks. I still think that you guys are the best online publishers.

    By Geneva Ingham
      March 1, 2008 – 5:57 pm   Permalink
  24. This is great news, and exactly what I was waiting for… but I don’t see Chile listed! I hope you can ship to Chile soon!

      March 2, 2008 – 9:45 am   Permalink
  25. That’s fantastic news. Well done! A quick question, though: is it in the pipeline, that payments of profits will be transferrable via Paypal in the near future? Or are you only ever planning on issuing cheques?

      March 4, 2008 – 7:09 am   Permalink
  26. YESSSSS!! I just finished my first book when I saw I could not sell it with a profit (I happen to live in Europe).

    NOW I can…… good job !!!

      March 4, 2008 – 10:51 am   Permalink
  27. FINALLY!!!! This is fantastic news. Now I can put my book out there. Have really been hanging for this for ages.

    By Ren
      March 5, 2008 – 12:44 am   Permalink
  28. FANTASTIC!!! The wait was well worth it. I’ve already recieved copies of my first book and am waiting for a copy of my second to arrive. With three more sitting in queue I’m going to have to make time to get a blowhorn and a soapbox so I can share the good news with everyone!!! – Given.

      March 28, 2008 – 1:50 pm   Permalink
  29. Greetings from Siberia! That’s great!

    By bolotbootur
      April 4, 2008 – 12:59 am   Permalink
  30. hello,I need help in advertising an anthology of mine just created at blurb on-line,would anyone happen to know of advertising websites or agencies that do not charge exorbitant fees or nothing at all to markets products,help!!

    By Precious
      April 5, 2008 – 2:49 am   Permalink
  31. I live in Vanuatu. Can I get my book shipped here?

    Cheers Rex

    By Rex Kersley
      September 13, 2008 – 4:12 pm   Permalink
  32. “we send you a check every month” is the showstopper here. Currency doesn’t matter, the European banking system is all-electronic. Handling pieces of paper is a manual process involving at least three bank employees, and the bank charges for the privilege, a minimum of 10 EUR. Add my time for going to the bank office and waiting at the counter, and from a check of EUR 17.50, there will be nothing left (or worse).

    I’d love to publish photo books, but until you offer payout by PayPal, or by direct electronic transfer (without charging ridiculous fees for that) this is a no-go. It’s just not worth it.

    If you want to go “international”, you should offer international payment options as well. Checks were old-fashioned 20 years ago here!

      October 17, 2008 – 3:46 am   Permalink

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