July 3, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) – Lulu.com, the premier online self-publisher, makes up 27% of all print-on-demand content and with over 1.3 million users, is adding more printers to support this growth and better serve customers. The print-on-demand publishing industry continues to grow with a 38% increase over the last year, making it clear that the self-publishing and on-demand trend is still booming.
Lulu.com’s international presence continues to grow with the addition of a printer in Australia, now serving users in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. “With this outstanding printer joining the Lulu printing network, customers in this area no longer have to pay more for shipping than they do the for the book. They will also receive their Lulu creations quicker from technology that delivers the best breed of print quality in the industry,” says Andrew Pate, Vice President of Global Fulfillment.
The most popular Lulu products, like 6x9 black & white soft cover books, will be available through this print vendor with other products coming in the future. Pate says, “Telling your story is a universal thing – everyone has something to say and as more people start to use Lulu to share their creativity, we intend to include more and more printers to maintain our mission to better serve our users.”
About Lulu.com (www.lulu.com): Lulu.com is the premiere marketplace for new digital content on the Internet, with over 380,000 recently published titles, and more than 4,000 new titles added each week, created by people in over 80 different countries. With over one million registered members, Lulu is changing the world of publishing by enabling the creators of books, video, periodicals, multimedia and other content to publish their work themselves with complete editorial and copyright control. Lulu enables these individuals and corporations to create high-quality products to sell directly to their customers and the rest of the Lulu.com marketplace. With storefronts provided and other marketing support, Lulu creators are fully empowered to profit from their work. With offices in Canada, US, and Europe, Lulu customers can reach the globe.