Bublish is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, which you might not realize is also home to CreateSpace—Amazon's enormous print-on-demand publishing platform. According to an article in today's Charleston Post and Courier, Amazon has decided to "get out of the business of offering services to writers." In a statement quoted in the article, Amazon said: “After a thorough review of our service offerings, we’ve made the decision to discontinue CreateSpace’s paid professional editing, design and marketing services." (You can read the full article here.)
It's a big shift for a company that started out by selling only books. Today, Amazon has evolved into a one of the world's largest and most diverse marketplaces for all sorts of media, products and services. As this shift occurs, we want you to know that Bublish is here to support you as authors. We remain solely focused on empowering today's entrepreneurial authors—"authorpreneurs" as we call you—with the tools, services, resources and support they need to publish quality books and introduce them to readers through innovative marketing solutions and technology. In fact, Bublish is the world's first complete publishing platform with built-in marketing, branding and discoverability features. You can check out our award-winning resources and book bubbles at bublish.com or on Twitter or Facebook.
Bublish also offers authors a full range of editing, design and marketing services in addition to full print and digital distribution. We help authors at any stage of their publishing journey, but love the opportunity to work with authors from the very beginning…when we can have the biggest impact and guide them through a process that can often be overwhelming and confusing.
Bublish can help you take your ideas and stories, turn them into a professional book and get your book in front of readers across the world. We offer:
- project consultation and book positioning studies
- editing services (developmental, copy editing, proofreading)
- cover design
- interior book design and layout
- eBook conversion
- digital and print book distribution to all major online retailers, bookstores and libraries.
Even as we continue to grow rapidly here at Bublish, our mission is and always will be to empower authorpreneurs and support your success.