April 2010

Two Upcoming Lulu U Classes

1 min readMore and more people are attending our FREE Lulu University classes. These classes are empowering our creators and helping them get the results needed to get their remarkable works noticed. Next week we have TWO great Lulu University classes that… Continue Reading →

Lulu at WWW2010

2 min readThis week Lulu is at the WWW2010 conference held at the Raleigh Convention Center. We’re a Gold Sponsor for this event and as you can see from the photo, we’ve got a great location – right between Google and Yahoo!… Continue Reading →

Lulu Lens: Featured Idea – Save Trees, Mail Books In Envelopes

1 min readEarth Day was last week, and so I wanted to feature an idea to help with the environment. Dmaddalena suggests that instead of sending books in boxes, we could mail them in smaller padded envelopes. I think there are advantages… Continue Reading →

Focus: Celebrating Earth Day With eBooks!

3 min readToday is Earth Day and one great way to celebrate is to order an eBook instead of a print copy. You’ll save paper and still enjoy a great reading experience! To help you find some great content, we’ve selected a… Continue Reading →

Help Me Pick the Perfect Mother's Day Gift – Please!

2 min readMay is the month of mom — especially in my family. Mom’s birthday is the day before Mother’s Day. She’s a real-life Wonder Woman who certainly deserves all the extra attention. But I feel pressure this year to make her… Continue Reading →

Lulu Lens: Featured Idea – Flexible Pricing

1 min readOne of the more popular ideas in our Ideas & Feedback section is Julie Dawson’s recommendation that we allow “Flexible Pricing.” This is somewhat related to Belinda’s idea last week of allowing Lulu creators to generate their own coupon codes. However,… Continue Reading →

April 19 Lulu U Class: Tricks to Sell More Books

1 min readBe sure to sign up for the next Lulu University class on April 19th @ 7PM: Red Hot Web 2.0 Tricks to Sell More Books! You’ve heard the term “Web 2.0” but can it really help you sell more books?… Continue Reading →

What's Your Lulu Find?

1 min readTo celebrate our newly expanded open marketplace, we’re giving away a book a day to one lucky follower! From April 16 -21, follow Lulu on Twitter and tweet us your favorite Lulu find (make sure to use #LuluFind in your… Continue Reading →

Focus: The Tax Man Cometh

3 min readIt’s April 15th and here in the States it’s Tax day. So for all you procratinators who waited until the last minute, this week I’m featuring books to help you with your taxes. And becuase you’ll need them right away,… Continue Reading →

Bringing You a Bigger Audience

2 min readYou are the future. Your knowledge and ideas are the building blocks for the next generation, the foundation that ensures we continue to progress as a society. You need ever-better ways to share your knowledge and reach more people —… Continue Reading →

Lulu Lens: Featured Idea – Customer Generated Coupons

1 min readThe most popular idea in the Lulu community right now is Belinda D’Alessandro’s suggestion that we “allow Lulu creators to generate their own coupons, discount codes and gift certificates to offer their customers.” I have taken this idea to our product managers,… Continue Reading →

Focus: Spring Gardening

2 min readSpring has certainly sprung around Raleigh, NC. In fact, it’s sprung so much that everything outside is covered in a beautiful yellow coat of pollen. I’m certain that those with allergies are doing their best to keep their windows closed… Continue Reading →

Update on the "Ask. Answer. Win." Contest

1 min readHello everyone!  I just wanted to give a quick recap of our Ask. Answer. Win. contest. It’s going great.  We’ve gained a number of new contributors eager to join the conversation. And we’ve had fun rewarding those with a strong… Continue Reading →

Some names you know on the iPad

1 min readThe iPad hit shelves over the weekend and is already sending ripples through the book world. On the first day, Apple says customers downloaded more than 250,000 eBooks — it calls them iBooks — in its iBookstore. Some familiar titles… Continue Reading →

Get Your eBook in the Apple iBookstore

3 min readAfter weeks of anticipation — and months of speculation — the iPad is finally here. We know many of our authors are excited by the possibilities of this new device. And we’re excited to offer you access. Apple has selected… Continue Reading →

Lulu University is FREE!

1 min readWe offer a variety of free online webinars to help educate our authors on a variety of publishing topics – from how to create a press release to social networking. We’ll be adding to our list of topics and even… Continue Reading →

Focus: Autism Awareness

2 min readToday, in honor of World Autism Awareness Day, I’m showcasing Lulus whose lives have been touched by Autism. While Autism affects more and more families each year, there is still very little known about it. Below, I’ve selected a wide… Continue Reading →

The John Edgar Wideman Microstory Contest

2 min readWith his latest book, Briefs: Stories for the Palm of the Mind, two-time Faulkner award-winning author John Edgar Wideman has broken with tradition to partner with Lulu for greater control over the publishing process and a more direct connection with… Continue Reading →

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