Reedsy partners with Blurb to provide editing, design and marketing help to authors
LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO — June 7, 2017 — Reedsy and Blurb, two of the biggest names in self-publishing services, have joined forces to help authors and aspiring writers through every step of their journey, from initial idea to completed book. Through the partnership, users will be able to access the author services and tools offered on the Reedsy platform, including its marketplace of top quality editors, designers and marketing experts, as well as its bespoke book production tool, the Reedsy Book Editor. They can then use Blurb’s printing and distribution services to print their quality book in an entirely streamlined and professional manner, as well as sell their book in a wide variety of ways.
Blurb is a technology platform that enables custom book printing and distribution to over 2 million customers globally. Reedsy, a startup which operates a global team and is headquartered in the UK, has an active community of over 40,000 authors and professionals using the site. As part of its offering, the company also provides ‘Reedsy Learning’ which is currently one of the world’s largest online publishing schools, with over 15,000 students and over 20 different courses available, on subjects such as book design, productivity and self-publishing.
Emmanuel Nataf, Co-founder of Reedsy said: “The continued developments in online author services mean that there is now more guidance, options and choice than ever before when it comes to publishing a book. Through our partnership with Blurb, Reedsy is helping authors and aspiring writers to approach projects in the best way possible, connecting them with quality experts and a complete array of services, in order to turn their ambitions into a reality. Having access to a pool of top professionals, a book production tool and a simple way to distribute, makes publishing a book frictionless. The partnership caters to all needs and types of book, from fiction or children’s literature, right through to cookery, photography and business publications.”