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Blurb and the rise of self-publishing: An interview with CEO and Founder Eileen Gittins
05 Jun 2014

Blurb and the rise of self-publishing: An interview with CEO and Founder Eileen Gittins

We’re a little biased, sure, but we think that one of the highlights of the London Author Fair was the seminar Author Entrepreneur: Why Your Book Is Your Startup, featuring our very own Eileen Gittins. After all, she knows a good deal about creating startups and books. Even though she spends much of her time in the boardroom, she also carves out some time for...

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Making a great travel book: A virtual roundtable of travel photographers
04 Jun 2014

Making a great travel book: A virtual roundtable of travel photographers

What makes a great travel book? It’s not just the location or the camera. A superior travel book is one part photographer’s eye, one part careful curation and editing, and one part thoughtful organization and construction. A great travel book doesn’t just collect images, it tells a story. It conveys the meaning of a place and it gets inside the place—it may even tell a...

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Talking Cuba and Cyanotypes with Photographer Allan Jenkins
03 Jun 2014

Talking Cuba and Cyanotypes with Photographer Allan Jenkins

Allan Jenkins’ work combines the best of traditional and modern techniques; for example, his Victorian-era cyanotype prints are created from digital negatives and his self-published print books are based on his hand-sketched notebooks. Jenkins’ ability to succeed in both the fine art and commercial photography worlds is a testament to his craft. Jenkins was kind enough to speak with us recently about his process, his...

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The Marvelous World and Books of Arthur Tress
29 May 2014

The Marvelous World and Books of Arthur Tress

Arthur Tress has been taking pictures for more than five decades, constantly exploring new ways to express himself visually. From his early work in ethnographical photography to environmentally-focused documentary work to fantastical fabrications of “magical realism,” Tress has consistently reinvented himself. Tress was kind enough to speak with us about his life, his work, and the books he self-publishes with Blurb. Where are you drawing...

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Blurb to Amazon— Sell your book on Amazon.com
28 May 2014

Blurb to Amazon— Sell your book on Amazon.com

Here at Blurb, we’ve always taken pride in enabling anyone to create a beautiful book. Now we’ve made it incredibly easy for anyone to put their book up for sale on Amazon.com as well. This week, we caught up with Donna Boyer, Blurb’s Chief Product Officer, to get the inside scoop on the new Blurb to Amazon program. Boyer’s been with Blurb since 2012 and talks...

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