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Copyright Law Basics For Authors

Copyright law protects your work from theft and repoduction. As an author, you need to understand how copyright law impacts your work.

Carrd Review: Simplified Author Websites

Meet Carrd; your easy to use webpage builder! Carrd comes with a robust free option to help you build your web presence.

Using Canva To Create Your Photo Book

Create a stunning photo book this year using Lulu and Canva. Get those pictures off your phone and into the perfect gift.

Lulu’s Calendar Creator

Meet the new Lulu calendar creator! This tool makes it easy to create a calendar using your own photos and personalized events.

Why Choose Lulu?

Lulu offers some of the publishing industries best free tools for DIY authors and small publishers. From ecommerce to printing, choose Lulu.

How To Make A DIY Planner [Video]

Staying organized and on task is a challenge. With a custom made DIY planner, you can get yourself organized or create a new book to sell.

Pre-Publishing Checklist

Publishing is a grueling task. We’ve got some simplified points to remember so you don’t get overwhelming designing your book.

Book Spine And Cover Best Practices

Your book’s spine is an often overlooked piece of your cover. But a book spine requires some special attention. And ignoring it can ruin your cover!

EPUB Made Even Easier

Making an EPUB with Lulu’s ebook converter has never been easier! Follow our guide and upload your DOCX to create an amazing EPUB for sale and distribution.

Magazine And Comic Book Layout

Magazine layouts are complex. So are comic book layouts. This post looks at some best practices and includes resources for starter templates.

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.

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