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Blurb is a provider of self-publishing and marketing platform that enables users to design, publish, promote, and sell photo books, trade books, and magazines in print and digital formats. Its free book creation and layout tools include desktop publishing tool BookWright, online bookmaking tool Blurb Bookify, a plug-in for Adobe InDesign, and a PDF Uploader. Blurb offers print on demand and offset print solutions, with options to sell print and digital books through its online bookstore, Amazon, iBooks, and distribute via Ingram catalog to online and offline bookstores.

TypePrivate
Founded2005
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteblurb.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)147(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Blurb

Rix Kramlich

Rix Kramlich

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Paramita Bhattacharya

Paramita Bhattacharya

Chief Marketing Officer
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Blurb Office Locations

Blurb has offices in San Francisco and London
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
580 California Street, 580 California St #300, San Francisco
London, GB
Benbow House, 24 Southwark Bridge Rd
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Blurb Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2005

Blurb total Funding

$21.6 m

Blurb latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

13 years ago

Blurb investors

Blurb's latest funding round in October 2008 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Blurb has raised $21.6 m
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Blurb Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Blurb Online and Social Media Presence

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Blurb Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    77/100

  • Compensation

    D

    52/100

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Blurb News and Updates

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A Sign of the Times at Edward Crutchley

The designer has quietly established himself as a potential heir to the drama queens like Galliano and McQueen, but he may prefer to maintain his vision at its current modest level.

Blurb Blogs

Amara’s Yoga Dreams: Behind the Book with Denise Lyn Wilson

If someone told you about a book that combined beginner yoga poses with a tale of the creation of the universe, would you picture a children’s book? Denise Lyn Wilson has created exactly that in Amara’s Yoga Dreams , a truly original project to spark curiosity and inspire young readers. Read on to d…

Articulated Soul: Behind the Book with Josie Rozell

A change of scenery can inspire any artist. It’s no wonder that living and traveling around the world has shaped Josie Rozell’s creative process and her book, Articulated Soul . She shared with us how new places and spoken languages permeate her writing and collage work, how she tackles writer’s blo…

Why You Need a Pre-Order Book Strategy

You finished your book! Congratulations are in order. Completing a book can be a lifetime achievement and is a big step toward becoming a successful author. So now that the book is done, is it time to relax? Well, not exactly. Now’s the time to start thinking about your pre-order book strategy. A pr…

Will Travel for Food: Behind the Book with McKenna Ganz

For McKenna Ganz, exploring new places and celebrating culinary traditions go hand in hand. Her taste for adventure and love of food inspired her to create a fabulous cookbook that captures her experiences abroad and in the kitchen, Will Travel for Food: Recipes from Around the World . We caught up …

The Out Mag: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Life in Ireland

We’ve always believed in the power of sharing stories to bring individuals and communities together. So when we came across The Out Mag we couldn’t wait to find out more. We caught up with editor, John Paul Payne, to talk about the magazine; its purpose, impact, and the small but mighty team that br…

Behind the Book with Jane Powers

What do delicious drinks and vibrant designs have in common? They both have starring roles in Fruitful: A Book of Unabashedly Fruity Cocktails, by Jane Powers. We love everything about this recipe collection, from its bold typography and colorful illustrations down to the smallest details. So, grab …
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Blurb Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Blurb founded?

    Blurb was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Blurb key executives?

    Blurb's key executives are Rix Kramlich and Paramita Bhattacharya.

  • How many employees does Blurb have?

    Blurb has 147 employees.

  • Who are Blurb competitors?

    Competitors of Blurb include Asukanet, Aldipress and SERVIDIS.

  • Where is Blurb headquarters?

    Blurb headquarters is located at 580 California Street, 580 California St #300, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Blurb offices?

    Blurb has offices in San Francisco and London.

  • How many offices does Blurb have?

    Blurb has 2 offices.