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Charlie Minds His Manners: Lulu Thank You Notes

1 min readCharlie is an indie author who recently self-published his book on Lulu.com. He wants to expand his marketing options by building a mailing list to communicate with his readers. He discovers Lulu Thank You Notes and puts them to good… Continue Reading →

Which Distribution Channels are Right for You?

2 min readLulu offers so many great options for getting your book out in the world, how do you know which ones are right for you? With both print and eBook distribution, you have the option of selling on Lulu only or… Continue Reading →

Author Success Story: “Age of the Indie Author”

2 min readAuthor Greg Prato is a rockstar of journalism, having written articles and reviews for such publications as All Music Guide, Classic Rock Magazine, and Rolling Stone. When the time came for Prato to take his passion for music and writing… Continue Reading →

Getting Your Book on a Retail Shelf

1 min readSometimes there is nothing more gratifying for an author than to walk into their neighborhood bookstore and see their own blood, sweat, and tears resting on the shelf. While there is no guarantee that your book will appear in “brick… Continue Reading →

Supersize Your Memories

2 min readWe all have loads of digital images, but how many of you have taken that extra step to take them back a generation and make a book? You probably know by now that you can make a fantastic photo book… Continue Reading →

Celebrate NaNoWriMo with Lulu

2 min readWe’re obviously big fans of books here at Lulu and that makes November one of our favorite months. Why? Because it’s National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo. For eleven years NaNoWriMo has brought together thousands of aspiring authors… Continue Reading →

How to Use the New Author Discount Manager

3 min readOne of the features Lulu authors most frequently ask for is the ability to offer books at a discounted price.  Lulu has listened, and today we have released the new Lulu Discount Manager. Now our authors are free to take… Continue Reading →

Getting the Most Out of Your Lulu Service

2 min readWhat do weddings, camping trips, and Lulu services have in common? They all go much smoother if you are well prepared. Here are a few quick tips for making the most out of your publishing pack experience. 1. Know what you’re buying…. Continue Reading →

Banned Books Week

1 min readCelebrate Your Freedom to Read! Every year hundreds of books are threatened with removal from schools and libraries across the country. Since 1990, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom has recorded more than 11,000 book challenges, including… 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 →

Yo-ho-ho! International Talk Like a Pirate Day Is Upon Us.

3 min readAvast, me hearties!  X marks the spot on your calendars for International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLPD) this Sept. 19th.  It’s your annual opportunity to send your roommate to the galley to fetch more grog or to call your… Continue Reading →

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