Tag: blurb

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Each Tuesday, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox. 1. Todd Larsen Named CEO of Self-Publishing Specialist Blurb (Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal) 2. Penguin Random House Sells Author Solutions (Maryann Yin / Galley Cat) 3. Amazon […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 1,000 European authors sign open letter to Amazon over e-books (Carolyn Kellogg / LA Times) 2. Inkshares looks to marry the old with the new (Clare Swanson / Publishers Weekly) 3. Blurb branches out to low-cost trade books, e-books and mass distribution via Ingram (Jackie Dove / The Next Web) 4. 10 truths about […] more »

by Carla King

Blurb has long been known for its focus on high-quality, full-color, print-on-demand books, and it also has arguably the easiest-to-use DIY tools for building color books. These two features have long attracted authors despite the prohibitively high cost of color POD. But before the release of new features and services in April, I could only […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Harper Lee agrees to e-book version of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ (Associated Press / Guardian) 2. Blurb debuts Amazon distribution (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 3. Self-publishing: How good is good enough? (Mercy Pilkington / Good e-Reader) 4. Do you borrow e-books from your library? (Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes) 5. Three tips for monetizing […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. E-books are tracking your reading habits (Deutsche Welle) 2. Apple agreement with the European Union would allow lower Amazon e-book prices (CS Monitor) 3. Digital self-publishing platform Blurb expands to offer magazines and brochures (Wired) 4. Moglue lets authors create and publish interactive […] more »