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5 Tips for a Standout Book Cover
22 Jun 2017

5 Tips for a Standout Book Cover

The cover is your book’s first impression. It’s time to help your visual book introduce itself. But how do you make your cover stand out on the shelf? 1. SAY IT WITHOUT WORDS A cover image should quickly convey the essence of a book. And it should be striking. Using an Image Wrap allows you to tell the story of your book with one stunning,...

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5 Tips to a Show-Stopping Wedding Album
31 May 2017

5 Tips to a Show-Stopping Wedding Album

You’ve taken care to plan your day to every last beautiful detail, and you have a gorgeous set of photos to show for it. How do you create a keepsake that holds all the big moments and little details? How do you sort through hundreds of photos to curate a collection you’ll want to page through again and again? Putting together a wedding album can...

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How to Choose the Right Kind of Ebook
09 Jun 2016

How to Choose the Right Kind of Ebook

Imagine you’ve just finished your beautiful book in BookWright and are about to upload it. You’ve selected the perfect cover types and paper and would like to create an ebook as well. But which kind of ebook is right for your project? Fixed-layout, reflowable, or even PDF? In this post, I’ll talk about the differences between Blurb’s digital options and why you might want to...

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6 Ways to Choose Images for Your Book
18 May 2016

6 Ways to Choose Images for Your Book

An image is worth a thousand words. And in the land of emojis, your audience might not be patient enough to pay attention to what you have to say. That’s why choosing the right images to tell your story is so important. As you might know, it’s highly recommended to place all the graphics you are planning to use into one source folder in your...

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Going from Content to Complete: A Map for Making Your Book
03 May 2016

Going from Content to Complete: A Map for Making Your Book

Everyone starts with an idea and a moment of inspiration, but how do we get from there to finished book? In talking to people who have made books with Blurb over the years, they make them for all different reasons. Some people are making books for a client. Some people are making books to document ideas, cherished experiences or an artistic vision. Some have a...

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Style and glamour in a beautiful book:  An interview with interior designer Sophie Paterson
01 Apr 2016

Style and glamour in a beautiful book: An interview with interior designer Sophie Paterson

Recently we came across STYLE & GLAMOUR, a fantastic book of interior design concepts created by London-based designer Sophie Paterson. Intrigued by its combination of accessible design and flat-out luxury, we recently reached out to Sophie to explore how a beautiful book can make a beautiful brand look even better. First please, tell us a little about yourself. What’s your design background? Six years ago,...

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