Self-Publish a Book: Share Your Vision

Everything you need to make, print, and self-publish your book.
    • Choose a Format to Self-Publish Your Book
      Choose a Format
      We have formats for any self-publishing project, including Trade Books that are priced to sell, Photo Books that offer options and luxury, and Magazines for serial content.
    • Self-Publishing Software and Tools
      Select Your Tool
      Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, we offer complete control with our free book making software and tools for all skill levels. If you use InDesign, have a PDF, or need a free tool, we can help.
    • Selling Your Self-Published Books
      Set up for Sale
      You can promote and sell your book in a range of ways, including in the Blurb Bookstore, on Amazon, and with worldwide online retailers.
  • Print 1 or 1,000 of Your Self-Published Books
    Print 1 or 1,000
    Print one copy at a time, or buy many up front for a lower price per unit.
  • Sell & Distribute Your Self-Published Books on Demand
    Sell on Demand
    Sell one copy at a time and let Blurb fulfill the orders or place a large order and sell your self-published book in-person.
  • Track Progress of Your Self-Published Books
    Track Progress
    Get your own Dashboard to track your monthly sales for each of your Blurb projects and see them grow!

Want to learn more?
Blurb’s Creative
Evangelist can help.


Self-Publishing
Case Studies

Self-Published Cookbook Case Study Self-Published Cookbook Case Study

Cookbook

Seasonal Recipes Cookbook
Tool: BookWright, Blog-to-Book
Hardcover 20x25 ImageWrap Trade Book, 120 pages
Printed digitally on-demand
Sold on Amazon (through Ingram)
Base Price: £25.59
Retail Price: £34.99
Profit: £9.40
Self-Published Children's Book Case Study Self-Published Children's Book Case Study

Children's Book

Educational Children’s Book
Tool: BookWright
Softcover 18x18 Photo Book, 34 pages
Volume Printed digitally, 300 copies
Sold in person
Base price, £12.09 (- 25% Volume Discount = £9.06 per book)
Retail Price: £19.99
Profit per copy: £10.93
Self-Published Photo Book Case Study Self-Published Photo Book Case Study

Photo Book

High-end Monograph
Tool: Plugin for Adobe InDesign
Hardcover 30x30 ImageWrap Photo Book, 168 pages
Printed offset, 1000 copies
Sold on photographer’s website
Base price: £15.00 (includes shipping)
Retail Price: £59.00
Profit per copy: £44.00

Blurb's Partners Make
for Easy Self-Publishing

  • Blurb Partner: Reedsy - Self-Publishing Book Tools
  • Blurb Partner: Ingram - Self-Publishing Book Tools
  • Blurb Partner: Adobe - Self-Publishing Book Tools
  • Blurb Partner: Shaw Academy - Self-Publishing Book Tools
  • Blurb Partner: Creative Live - Self-Publishing Book Tools

Ready to Make
and Self-Publish Your Book?


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Your Book?