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Meet Our New Partner, Reedsy
23 Jun 2017

Meet Our New Partner, Reedsy

Blurb has joined forces with Reedsy to allow authors to seamlessly create, edit, print, and distribute their books. For fans of our Dream Team, Reedsy is another helpful resource to enlist professional help when self-publishing your book. Whether you’re a designer looking for an editor, or a photographer looking for PR help, Reedsy has what you’re looking for. Why We Love Reedsy! Reedsy is a...

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The Updated Book Preview: A Powerful Selling Tool
26 May 2017

The Updated Book Preview: A Powerful Selling Tool

Anyone trying to share or sell something knows the power of showing a little up front—just a taste to get people interested. Blurb’s book preview offers you the chance to do just that. With Book Preview, you can customize how many pages are visible, or show off the whole thing—whatever it takes to generate interest in your project! The Book Preview link works in Facebook...

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How to Use Social Media to Sell Your Book
05 Jan 2017

How to Use Social Media to Sell Your Book

Welcome to 2017! This year you resolve to use the Internet to help sell your book and build your brand! First on the list: It’s time to refresh your social media presence. Though I am speaking as a person from the first generation who grew up with the internet, I can understand that it’s easier said than done. Many are opposed to having a personal...

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Making Ebooks as Marketing Tools
27 Sep 2016

Making Ebooks as Marketing Tools

Creating a book can be a time-consuming and iterative process. Along the way, your work evolves and benefits from feedback and input. Generating an audience early locks in customers for later when your book is completed. While print books are long and monolithic, creating ebooks for each completed or in-progress chapter draws your followers into your creative process and generates an opportunity to gather feedback early...

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How to Market Your Self-Published Book
24 May 2016

How to Market Your Self-Published Book

Few things sell simply because they exist. When you’ve just spent yourself finishing a project, that can be hard to remember. It’s true: there’s a big difference between making your book and marketing it. Getting your book to sell might seem daunting, but it’s not impossible. You have to make a plan. Set Your Goals What defines success for your book? How many copies do...

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How to Promote your Fantasy Novel from Isis Sousa
20 May 2016

How to Promote your Fantasy Novel from Isis Sousa

When a young author’s debut novel has four and a half stars based on 22 customer reviews you take notice. Such is the case with Isis Sousa’s Night of Elisa, an illustrated dark fantasy novel that freely mixes elements of comic books, fantasy fiction, and film. Her print books (done with Blurb) are visually stunning, transcending the realm of traditional fiction. (In the interest of...

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