Resources for Family History Publishing

Book

Here is a variety of advice and information on converting your blog or family history research to print.

Advice

  • Blurberati Blog – from the folks of Blurb with great advice on self-publishing.
  • IndieAuthor – blog of April L. Hamilton, self-published author.
  • Society Publishing – advice from Denise Olson of Moultrie Creek Gazette on publishing on demand for genealogical societies

Blog To Book

  • Blog2Print –  works with Blogger, WordPress or TypePad-based blogs.
  • Blurb – uses Blog Slurper to convert your blog into a book.
  • zinepal – converts your web content including blogs to books.

Books

Charts

EBooks

  • Epub2Go – convert PDFs to Epub format.
  • LuLu – create an ebook from your PDF, Word document or other formats.
  • PubIt! – use to publish books for sale on the Barnes & Noble Nook.
  • Scribd – terms itself as “social publishing.”
  • Smashwords – ebook publisher and coverts your PDF or other formats into various ebook formats.

Magazines and Booklets

  • magcloud – from HP, allows you to print a glossy magazine at a reasonable cost.
  • Youpublisher – create magazines using this online platform.
  • yudu – self-publishing magazine platform.

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