July 17, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) – Lulu.com, the premier online self-publisher, continues to expand its global reach with the addition of a printer in Australia, serving users in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. With this recent acquisition, Lulu is now fully committed to giving customers what they want, when they want it, anywhere in the world.
The print-on-demand publishing industry continues to grow, making it clear that the self-publishing and on-demand trend is still booming. Lulu.com, with over 1.3 million users from 80 different countries, is adding more print partners to support this growth and better serve customers both domestic and abroad.
“With this outstanding printer joining the Lulu printing network, customers in this area no longer have to pay more for shipping than they often did for the book! They will also receive their Lulu creations quicker from technology that delivers the best of breed print quality in the industry,” says Andrew Pate, Vice President of Global Fulfillment.
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 distributed printers to advance 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 400,000 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.