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3 Reasons to Print on Demand
01 Aug 2017

3 Reasons to Print on Demand

Print-on-demand is an exciting way to produce books and is relatively new—only about 15 years old. It has revolutionized book creation and the publishing market, from family books to work by creative pros, to mainline publishers and academics. With sophisticated digital printers, books no longer need an elaborate setup on traditional printers with plates and large runs. Color, sharpness, resolution, consistency—these have all increased dramatically...

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Your Printing Partners: Blurb Client Services
16 May 2017

Your Printing Partners: Blurb Client Services

Suppose you want to print books and have them turn out beautifully. Blurb is here for you! But what if you want to print more than 100 books, you should get in touch with Client Services. What if your business needs professionally-printed brand books to give away at the annual conference, but you don’t have a print expert on staff? I’m going to suggest the...

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Dress it up: All About Blurb’s Custom Book Printing
02 Sep 2016

Dress it up: All About Blurb’s Custom Book Printing

  When Erin Hanson, a popular impressionist landscape painter out of Los Angeles, came to us to create a collection of her best work which she intended to sell online and at her gallery, she wanted a high-end fine art book that would showcase her work as an oil painter and stand out in a crowded competitive field. Erin had used Blurb for some of her smaller-run look...

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Indigo, Inkjet, or Offset: Why We Offer All Three
16 Aug 2016

Indigo, Inkjet, or Offset: Why We Offer All Three

Howie Fenton from IMG recently wrote a blog post for the xerox blog that addressed what is the right “cross-over point” in book volume units to move between toner, inkjet, and offset printing.  It’s a question I am often asked and one that Blurb’s Client Services Team manage on a daily basis. Howie included this chart that’s a good start for the discussion. This chart shows how...

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What happens after you order your Blurb book?
13 Jan 2016

What happens after you order your Blurb book?

You’ve spent a bit of time on your book project—editing, curating, collecting, designing, loving.  Happy with the result you press the upload button that sends your book file upstream to Blurb and into your personal bookstore.  You think about who you want to send a copy to;  your spouse, your mother, siblings, work colleagues, yourself.  You’ve poured some heart and soul into this book and...

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