SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Personalized gifts are always a hit with family and friends. This holiday season, consumers can easily and affordably publish their own bookstore-quality books with Blurb®, the creative publishing and marketing platform that enables anyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books starting at just $4.95.
“Your book is truly a priceless gift for family and friends.”
“Creating a book with your own content – whether it’s photos, stories, family recipes, or other meaningful material – is a highly personal and rewarding experience,” said Eileen Gittins, founder and CEO of Blurb. “Your book is truly a priceless gift for family and friends.”
Blurb customers have complete creative control to create any type of book they’d like. Popular holiday book ideas include:
To create and publish a Blurb book, start by downloading Blurb BookSmart® software from http://www.blurb.com. BookSmart is free, runs on a Mac or PC, and offers a wide variety of book layouts created by professional book designers. Customers enjoy complete creative control, down to the pixel. Users can create their own page layouts or utilize Blurb’s PDF to Book workflow to design books using the application of their choice, save the file as a PDF, and upload it directly to Blurb.
Blurb books are available in a variety of sizes. For a complete list of sizes and pricing, please visit http://www.blurb.com/book/pricing.
Blurb recently introduced a flat-rate shipping option, which significantly reduces shipping costs for customers ordering between 1 to 5 books using U.S. Ground. Flat-rate shipping for 1-5 books using U.S. Ground is just $6.99.
Blurb® is a creative publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, market and sell professional-quality books, using Blurb’s free, award-winning Blurb BookSmart® software, or the design tool of your choice. Use Blurb’s bookstore and online marketing tools to market and sell your books, and keep 100% of your profit. Use Blurb’s social and community features to create and share Blurb books with your friends and colleagues with ease.
Blurb was founded by Eileen Gittins in 2005, and includes a team of design, Internet and media veterans who share a passion for helping people bring their stories to life. Blurb is based in San Francisco with offices in London, and is funded by Canaan Partners and Anthem Venture Partners. For more info, visit http://www.blurb.com.
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