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What is Print-on-Demand?

What is Print-on-Demand? Let’s review the history of printing (briefly) to better understand how we print today.

Meet Lulu’s Free Self-Publishing Resources

Learn more about Lulu’s free self-publishing resources to help you plan, create, publish, and market like a pro! And did we mention they’re all free?

How To Choose an Editor

Choosing the right editor for your work is key. Get to know more about the roles editors play and how to choose the right ones for you.

Scribus Free Desktop Publishing Review

Scribus is a free, open source desktop publishing program you can use to layout your book. Learn more about this tool and how it compares to InDesign.

Self-Publishing Basics For New Authors

New authors can easily be overwhelmed by self-publishing. Start with Lulu’s publishing basics to make it easier to create your book, your way.

Understanding The Publishing Gatekeepers

What is a publishing gatekeeper and why should you care? More importantly, what are the gatekeepers for your self-publishing journey? Learn more inside!

BISAC: What It Is And Why It Matters

Learn more about BISAC, the internationally accepted book categorization method used by publishers, retailers, and searchers to find your work.

Word To PDF Conversion Guide

Export print-ready PDFs with Lulu’s quick guide to export from Word to PDF for printable book files.

Which Font Should I Use For My Book?

Stop stressing about your fonts! With all the work that goes into creating your book, picking the right font shouldn’t be a roadblock.

Start your 2020 calendar [Video Guide]

Create your 2020 calendar with Lulu xPress and get the best in custom designs and pricing, all in a simple and easy to use interface.

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Ink

Printers use ink defined by your interior and cover file color space to create your printed book. Make sure your book file is set up to print

Fun With Formatting [Webinar and Q&A]

Following up our Fun with Formatting Webinar, we have a brief overview, the webinar video, and answers to the questions we received.

Understanding Full Bleed Printing

Full Bleed is the term for page layout incorporating a bleed margin for printers. Learn how to prepare your file for full bleed printing.

How to Make a print-ready PDF

Create a PDF to the print-ready specifications your self-publisher requires to make certain your book design prints perfectly.

Avoiding The Amazon Trap

As a tool to buy and sell, Amazon offers fast shipping and the service we rely on. But it’s not the only tool you should use.

Using Canva For Your Cover

Canva is a great tool for creating simple book covers; it’s low-cost (or free!) and easy to use with simple drag and drop tools.

Turning Your Idea Into Reality

Meet Gincy Heins, author and caregiver shares her inspiring experiences using self-publishing to exercise creative freedom

Choosing the Right Book Size

What are the correct dimensions for a novel? A textbook? A memoir? Determining the right answer is harder than it may seem.

Understanding API: Lulu Book Printing

Understanding how API technology works is a tall order. We’re breaking it down so you can better see how Lulu makes print-on-demand works.

6 Step Quick Start Publisher Guide

There’s a very thin line between an author and a publisher. With the Lulu xPress App for Shopify and this publisher guide, you can be both!

Print-On-Demand Yearbooks: Taking Control

Yearbooks are a tradition. But paying to much for them doesn’t have to be. Learn more about how Print-on-Demand Yearbooks can save money.

From Author to Publisher [Lulu Webinar And Q&A]

Did you miss our first webinar of 2019? No worries! Here’s the video for ‘From Author to Publisher’ along with the best of our Questions and Answers.

Personalized Books: Customization in Print

Personalized and custom-made goods are easier to buy and sell thanks to ecommerce. Learn more about how personalization can help you sell more books.

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