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  • Online Publisher Lulu Angles For The Next Wave Of Self-Publishing With Picture.com

    Online Publisher Lulu Angles For The Next Wave Of Self-Publishing With Picture.com

    Founded in 2002 by Red Hat’s Bob Young, Lulu is one of the oldest self-publishing houses on the Internet. Initially the company offered printing services and editing tools for self-published authors and, arguably, in 2002 they would have still been called a vanity press. Now, however, they’re another solid link in the chain between authors and readers. Read More

  • Grouper Talks Competition, Partnerships, And Why Group Dates Offer Built-In Credibility

    Grouper Talks Competition, Partnerships, And Why Group Dates Offer Built-In Credibility

    Grouper has been around since 2011, breaking into the world of online dating by forcing a group situation. The service matches you with singles you may enjoy canoodling with, but asks that each party bring two of their friends for a group date-style situation. But the past year has brought a fierce new round of competitors to the online dating space, such as Tinder and Lulu. We caught up… Read More

  • After Rebooting, Lulu Sees Its Database Of Guys App Hit 200K Users In 8 Weeks Across U.S. Campuses

    After Rebooting, Lulu Sees Its Database Of Guys App Hit 200K Users In 8 Weeks Across U.S. Campuses

    Lulu (formerly Luluvise), the controversial mobile app that lets girls anonymously review and recommend guys, is seeing some pretty decent traction since it rebooted in February to focus on launching across U.S. college campuses, early Facebook-style. The London/U.S. company, backed by Passion Capital, PROfounders and a host of prominent angels including Yuri Milner and Dave Morin, has… Read More

  • Amazon Muscles Print-On-Demand Services

    Amazon has announced that it will only sell print-on-demand books printed by its own print-on-demand service BookSurge. The print-on-demand book business has thrived in the last few years as players such as Lulu, Blurb and others have catered to publishers looking to reduce overhead on inventory. It will be very difficult for anyone to compete with Amazon in the print-on-demand space. The… Read More