Comparing Lulu Press & Blurb

Black & White

Color

Paperback

Hardcover

Cover (paperback)

Cover (hardcover)

Calendar

Photo Book

Ebook

Ebook Formats

Ebook Conversion Fee

ISBN Registration

Files Accepted: Print



Files Accepted: Ebook

Color, Gloss

Hardcover (Gloss)
& Dust Jacket (Gloss/Matte)

PDF / EPUB

Free

Free

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png, .pdf, EPUB

Color, Gloss

Hardcover (Matte)
& Dust Jacket (Gloss)

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EPUB / MOBI

$9.99

Free

PDF or downloadable software (BookWright and Indesign)

PDF or downloadable software (BookWright and Indesign)

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Distribution

Royalties for Print Books
in Distribution

Royalties: Print

Royalties: Ebook

Unit Price: 6x9, B&W, 100pg

Unit Price: 6x9, Color, 100pg

Fixed revenue set by author (varies by retailer)

80% of profits

90% of profits

$2.45

$5.75

Fixed revenue set by author (varies by retailer)

100% of profits on Blurb store

100% of profits on Blurb store

Starts at $3.75

Starts at $3.99

Author Page

Product Page with Preview

Shopper Ratings / Reviews

Cover Builder

Free, DIY Publishing Tools

Volume Discounts

Customer Support

International Services / Support


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Lulu Press

Book Format Options

Black & White

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Black & White

Color

Paperback

Hardcover

Cover (paperback)

Cover (hardcover)

Calendar

Photo Book

Ebook

Ebook Formats

Ebook Conversion Fee

ISBN Registration

Files Accepted: Print


Files Accepted: Ebook

Color, Gloss

Hardover (Gloss)
& Dust Jacket (Gloss/Matte)

PDF / EPUB

Free

Free

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png, .pdf, EPUB

Color, Gloss / Matte


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EPUB / MOBI

Free

Free

PDF


.doc, .docx, .KPF (Kindle Create), .html, .MOBI, .ePub, .rtf, .txt, .pdf

Distribution

Royalties for Print Books
in Distribution

Royalties: Print

Royalties: Ebook

Unit Price: 6x9, B&W, 100pg

Unit Price: 6x9, Color, 100pg

Fixed revenue set by author (varies by retailer)

80% of profits

90% of profits

$2.45

$5.75

Varies by format

60% of list price minus book printing cost

70% or 35% of profits,

Starts at $2.15

Starts at $7.85

Author Page

Product Page with Preview

Shopper Ratings / Reviews

Cover Builder

Free, DIY Publishing Tools

Volume Discounts

Customer Support

International Services / Support


Author copies available at cost

Book Format Options

Distribution Costs and Royalties

Author Support

Lulu Press

Color

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Paperback

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Hardcover

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

No

Calendars

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

No

Photo Books

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Ebooks

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Ebook Formats

Lulu

Blurb

PDF/EPUB

EPUB/MOBI

Files Accepted: Print

Lulu

Blurb

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png, .pdf, .EPUB

PDF, Indesign, BookWright

Files Accepted: Ebook

Lulu

Blurb

.doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .jpg, .png, .pdf, EPUB

PDF, Indesign, BookWright

Distribution

Lulu

Blurb

Yes

Yes

Royalties: Print

Lulu

Blurb

80% of profits

100% Profits Blurb Store

Royalties: Ebook

Lulu

Blurb

90% of profits

100% Profits Blurb Store

Unit price: 6x9, BW, 100pg

Lulu

Blurb

$2.45

Starts at $3.75

Unit price: 6x9, Color, 100pg

Lulu

Blurb

$5.75

Starts at $3.99

Ebook Conversion Fee

Lulu

Blurb

Free

$9.99

Distribution Costs and Royalties

Author Support

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