Competing with Amazon Just Got Easier
MORRISVILLE, NC – Sept. 5, 2017 – Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, today announced the release of the Lulu Print API, a business-to-business service allowing users to tap into Lulu’s extensive global print on demand network to fulfill their book printing needs.
“Lulu APIs provide access to over 3,000 different book products, offering a truly unique collection of sizes, bindings, paper type and special finishes. Arguably the largest product catalogue to be made and shipped anywhere in the world is now at your fingertips. This solution will help thousands of small publishers stay in business and compete with giants like Amazon,” says Lulu’s Chief Operating Officer, Kathy Hensgen.
With the Lulu Print API, business owners can reduce operating costs and provide Lulu’s unrivaled print quality and print on demand services to their customers across the globe. Plugging into the Lulu Print API will replace the backend of the user’s current operating system, and eliminate the need to manage large quantities of printed inventory.
Once fully connected to the Lulu Print API, partners will be able to automate fulfillment of their printed materials through Lulu. This automation will allow the user to bring products to market in a faster and more cost-efficient manner, without sacrificing quality, or branding.
“Whether you’re a developer, start-up, entrepreneur, or publisher, you can now incorporate print-on-demand book manufacturing and distribution into your own business quickly and easily at the best commercial rates in the industry for both printing and shipping,” says Hensgen.
For businesses looking to dramatically expand their reach while saving money, the Lulu Print API is the perfect partner.
For more information, please visit: developers.lulu.com.
Since 2002, Lulu has powered the knowledge sharing economy by enabling authors in more than 225 countries and territories to publish nearly two million books and eBooks. Our industry-leading tools and global community help authors tell their story, publish it in printed or eBook format, then sell them in online bookstores around the world. At Lulu, authors are in control, owning the rights to their works, setting their own price and keeping up to 90 percent of their book profits.
Since 2002, Lulu has powered the knowledge-sharing economy by enabling creators in more than 225 countries and territories to publish over 2 million books. Lulu’s industry-leading tools and global network of print facilities provide creators with the resources to succeed on their terms.