How to create a website that works (plus an offer from SmugMug)

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Editor’s Note: Today we present a guest post (and special offer) from our friends at SmugMug, all about why having a well-organized photography website is good for you, and your photography. * Why organization?* We all talk about being organized, but how many of us actually are? For many of us, it’s more sweat than [...]

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Make a book of your Halloween Instagram photos

We love Halloween. A lot. And for the past two years we’ve been using Instagram to share photos of the brave and proud Blurb employees who come to work in costume. Something we call #Blurboween. And now that the masks have been taken off and the costumes put away, it’s time to make a book [...]

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Building a rocking brand on Kickstarter with Blurb: An interview with John Scarpati

Meet John Scarpati, a commercial photographer who used Kickstarter to raise funds for a book archiving his photography. (Oh, and if you haven’t heard of Kickstarter yet, get excited. It’s a company that provides tools to raise funds for creative projects via crowd-funding through its website. Here’s Kickstarter’s story. Scarpati was the house photographer for [...]

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Tips on how to make a children’s book


  We love clever ideas. And in our book (sorry, sometimes we just can’t help ourselves), making a custom alphabet book for your child (or someone else’s children, whatever works for you) is pretty clever. You don’t have to be an artist or a photographer—like the couple we’ve profiled here—to make a children’s book (and [...]

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