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eBook

Helpful Hints for eBook Distribution: Revise!

2 min readThere are a lot of issues that can keep eBook submissions out of retail distribution channels. We regularly see a multitude of issues with capitalization, metadata, NCX files, and so forth. But the number one reason for rejection is The… Continue Reading →

Top 3 Ways to Ensure Self-Publishing Success

2 min readContributed by Dan Dillon, Lulu Director of Product Marketing I recently had the pleasure to co-present a webinar with Bowker on Self-Publishing: Your Path to Success. Ralph Coviello, publisher relations manager at Bowker, shared copious insights into how the self-publishing… Continue Reading →

New and Improved: Lulu now offers Kindle, Kobo and More

3 min readAlright, we’re just going to cut to the chase: Lulu authors may now distribute their Lulu eBooks to both the Kindle and Kobo eBookstores. That’s right, upload it once and sell it everywhere – and, by the way since we’re… Continue Reading →

The artistic possibilities of self-publishing span far and wide

2 min readTwo articles concerned with the question of the artistic possibilities of self-publishing a book caught my attention this week. The first was a testimonial by Mark Bastable published in The Telegraph and titled “How I overcame snobbery to self-publish an e-book.”… Continue Reading →

Are eBooks a different genre than print ones?

2 min readWriting in The Guardian, Stuart Kelly has proposed a radical idea: that eBooks should be treated as a different genre than regular print books. Why? The fantastic possibilities of eBooks shouldn’t be bound (haha) to the confines of print and… Continue Reading →

How to make a great science eBook

2 min readScience journalism has always been at the forefront of innovation — the first to utilize diagrams in reporting, the first to experiment with the advantages of digital books. But what makes a great science eBook? Download the Universe, a wonderful new website… Continue Reading →

2013 Predictions for the eBook

2 min read2012 was a landmark year for both independent publishers and eBooks. While eBooks surged ahead of sales of hardcover books, independent publishers were heralded with widespread acclaim and acceptance as part of a vibrant literary scene. This piece on NPR,… Continue Reading →

Creative ways to ‘gift’ an eBook (since you can’t put it in wrapping paper)

2 min readWhen we think of the holidays, we think of children ripping off wrapping paper in a near-psychotic frenzy, holding up their gifts, and then profusely thanking their parents (or sometimes not — sweaters from aunts just don’t get treated with that… Continue Reading →

How to Market Your Book During the Holiday Season

2 min readNovember and December are the most lucrative months of the year for retailers because people are in a crunch to find and buy the perfect holiday gifts for their loved ones. Here are some tips to help you make the… Continue Reading →

EPUBs Made Even Easier with Lulu Ebook Enhancements

2 min readGetting your eBook ready for the world to see can be a learning experience – for authors and for Lulu. We always want to give you the best, easiest tools possible to get your eBook out there, and part of… Continue Reading →

How To: Create Your Own Audiobook

2 min readWhen publishing an eBook, it’s smart to promote it with sample chapters or an author interview. But what about producing your own audiobook to accompany it as well? Producing an audiobook can be time consuming, but it’s extremely fun and… Continue Reading →

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