Blurb (www.blurb.com) is an indie publishing platform that lets anyone create and publish professional-looking coffee-table books and fixed-format ebooks via free desktop and online software or integration with Adobe InDesign. Authors can then share and sell their book directly from their website, blog, or social network via Blurb's Direct Sell tools. Blurb handles printing – POD or offset – and shipping of any orders.
Founded in 2006, Blurb is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in London.
In October of 2007, the company introduced features that let users collaboratively create books and share photos via its online bookmaking tool – Bookify.
In 2008 Blurb launched a tool to turn your blog into a book via its staple desktop publishing software – BookSmart.,
Unlike Lulu and iUniverse who tend to focus on creating books out of manuscripts Blurb's focus has traditionally been on coffee-table books such as art books, children's books, graphic novels, photography books, and architecture books.
Blurb is also a great solution for everyday consumers to create gorgeous looking personal keepsakes and gifts such as wedding books, holiday books, and books from your Instagram and Facebook photos.
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Past Team (10)Update
2005 - Jan, 2006
Online Marketing Manager
Social Marketing Manager
Nov, 2009 - Mar, 2010
Principal Engineer / Web Development
Mar, 2006 - Jun, 2007
Sr. Director, Products
Oct 1, 2006 - Jan 1, 2008
Mar, 2010 - Jun, 2012
2011 - Jan, 2013
SVP, Marketing, VP, Online Marketing
2010 - Jan, 2012
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Prices for Blurb-made books start at $30 for a 40-page hardcover coffee-table book with a custom...
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