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Make More Off Your eBook by Selling it for Free

2 min readIn recent weeks, we’ve made some pretty big announcements about eBooks: an industry best 90/10 revenue split, distribution to Barnes & Noble’s NOOK, a handy new Word to EPUB Converter, and a new Manage Distribution page that lets you opt-in… Continue Reading →

Helping a New Generation of Authors

2 min readAs authors out in the world, I bet most of you think about the changing publishing industry on a semi-daily basis. But, have you stopped to consider how those changes are sculpting future generation’s education? Everyday, new stories pop up… Continue Reading →

Author Success: Publishers Weekly Select

2 min readThe publishing industry is changing. More authors are discovering new platforms and devices to help tell their stories everyday. So much so that, last month, well-known publication Publishers Weekly highlighted approximately 200 self-published works for the first time. You may… Continue Reading →

Lulu Lens: How Do You Define A Successful Project?

1 min readOne of the big projects we’re currently working on is reviewing how effective our publishing wizard is. It’s purpose is to help you get your book ready for publishing, and so we’re looking at ways we can improve on that… Continue Reading →

Focus: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2 min readOctober is a very exciting month for many reasons – pumpkins, costumes, football games, etc. But it’s also an important month for one very special reason. I’ll give you a hint…think PINK! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and according… Continue Reading →

How to Market Your Book:Blog #1

2 min readYou’ve done it – you’re a published author! Now it’s time to start reaping the benefits of all your long hours of work. Who couldn’t use a few ideas on how to sell more books and expand readership? In the… Continue Reading →

The Future of the Book

1 min readOne of our designers sent around a link to this video this morning. It was put together by IDEO, the global design firm, and shows the possibilities it envisions for the book. Some interesting ideas. Let us know what you… Continue Reading →

“Rejected?! So What.” – Bestsellers That Almost Didn’t Make It.

1 min readSometimes, as we strive to share our remarkable ideas with the world, we have to deal with criticism and often times, rejection. But that is ok. Criticism and rejection can be used constructively to help you become a better creator…. Continue Reading →

Focus: Author Success Story

3 min readAt Lulu, we’re all about helping authors find success and providing them with the means to reach more readers all over the globe.  Sometimes success comes in ways they never expect. That was the case for professor William O’Connell, author… Continue Reading →

Feedback: Newsletter Revamp

1 min readAt Lulu, we realize it’s a two way street – we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you. That’s why our main goal is to help you succeed. We want to give you all the tools you need to… Continue Reading →

Being a Lulu

2 min readLulu’s a place where individuality is “in.” People are celebrated for who they are – even us, the lowly interns. This how-to guide to being a Lulu documents our experiences working here. The philosophies we’ve picked up along the way… Continue Reading →

Making Criticism Work For You

2 min readIf you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re the creative type and maybe even a DIY-er. If I were to guess, I’d have to say you’ve probably written your own book, edited it, and then designed the cover. Pretty impressive,… Continue Reading →

Why a Good Author Photo Goes a Long Way

3 min readLulu just got back from Book Expo America in New York last week. While we were there, we had the opportunity to meet thousands of people ranging from industry professionals, to up-and-coming authors, to people that were “just checking things… Continue Reading →

Focus: Cookbooks

3 min readI am a foodie.  I was raised in the south by a mother and grandmother that loved to cook and I can spot a good restaurant a mile away.  If I know anything, it’s food.  Some say I’m a harsh… Continue Reading →

Win a Prize for Contributing to Our Knowledge-Base

2 min readWe see success every day in the vibrant community of authors, artists, and creators that has gathered around Lulu.  Creators come together on our Facebook page, Twitter feed and blog to give advice and cheer on each other as they… Continue Reading →

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