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We’re in full swing at Clerkenwell

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As most of you know, we’ve set up shop this week at Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK’s leading independent design festival. Chatting with architects, designers, photographers and the like, we’ve found that our new print-on-demand magazine format and enhanced ebooks are of the utmost interest. A couple of bloggers spoke about their desire to spend [...]

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Father’s Day gift ideas: Make a book

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Looking for father’s day gift ideas? Naturally, we suggest a Father’s Day photo book made by you. To help, we’ve assembled some of our favorite Father’s Day books for a little inspiration (just don’t forget our Father’s Day order deadlines):   1) Help from small places Don’t just add photos, create little fill-in-the-blank dad bios [...]

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The Secret Ingredient for Self-Publishing Success

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Linda Spiker has her finger in quite a few pies – literally. She’s a mother, grandmother to one, yoga instructor, blogger, chef and owner of an organic cooking school and online organic kitchen store. She’s also a published author with two beautiful Blurb cookbooks with accompanying ebook versions of each. Linda kindly took a few [...]

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Flickr gets a makeover – you get more space

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  We’ve long been Flickr fans at Blurb (after all, you can make digital photo books with your Flickr photos using both Blurb BookSmart and Blurb Bookify ). But Flickr has seen its star both rise and fall a little. Back in the day, it was the most popular photo sharing site out there, and now [...]

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Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK’s leading independent design festival, is the perfect place for the Blurb team to set up shop next week, and we can’t wait to see you there. We’ll showcase the range of our custom book printing and rub shoulders with designers and design-savvy people like you who are passionate about quality, presentation and [...]

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How to build a fanbase for your book – it’s cake!

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  Evo Terra is a publishing coach. He helps would-be and established authors use today’s digital tools to publish, promote and sell their work. He kindly agreed to share some of his knowledge on social media marketing for authors in this guest blog post. So, without further ado, here from Evo is some great advice [...]

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Run for Boston: A fundraising book for the Boston bombing survivors

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  How do you respond to an incident as horrifying and heartbreaking as the Boston Marathon bombings? For the running community that found itself suddenly trying to comprehend how its beloved sport could become the focus of so much destruction, the answer was to come together and run. On April 17, runners across the world [...]

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How to make a yearbook with a little online collaboration

    Sure, to make a yearbook is a small labor of love. But we also know that inviting a little online collaboration from other parents and teachers can really cut down on the work. So we’ve put together a simple guide on how to make a yearbook with a little help from your friends. [...]

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How to make a book with our Designer Collection photo book templates

People have been asking for more photo book templates, so we’re super pleased to be launching the Designer Collection. From the clean, granite lines of Austin, to the instant-film-inspired Catalina, each stylish template is designed by Laura Brunow Miner to give our Small Square (7 x 7 inches) photo books added aplomb. Here’s a quick how-to guide to get [...]

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How to create a big Instagram following. Blurb meets top creative designers, Naomi Atkinson and Dan Rubin.

This week we’ve grabbed a quick cup of tea with Instagram stars Naomi and Dan. No mean feat, they’re not used to having a second to spare. Dan is founder of webgraph, a US and UK-based design studio. Naomi also runs her own design studio from England.  Blurb: You both have a phenomenal following on [...]

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