Category Archives: blurb

blurb – (lack of) support

I’ve given up on trying to get a decent book from Blurb; their customer support is unresponsive, so I am left with a book which has posterized images, and is unacceptable. 04-04-2007 emailed blurb about posterization including a link to … Continue reading

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technical support – blurb, viovio, soon apple

Thanks to Bagelturf for mentioning me on his blog; my reviews have temporarily become popular. 🙂 After printing books and seeing problems comes dealing with technical support. What fun. Blurb I emailed Blurb about posterization on april 5, 2007, indicating … Continue reading

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Blurb customer support

I received a slightly delayed response to my question to Blurb regarding lack of quality on my second blurb book. They kindly offered a coupon for $10 off my next book, and then explained that 300 dpi was the best … Continue reading

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Blurb book review (II)

blurb blob Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. apple detail Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. My original blurb book was produced with images exported at 72dpi (the aperture default, which I had neglected to check before exporting). So I re-exported the images at … Continue reading

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Blurb book review

dust cover Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. The desktop app (Booksmart) isn’t as good as Aperture, and the final result isn’t is well done as the book from Apple, in short. My book from Blurb arrived pretty much on time, even … Continue reading

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blurb book – still waiting

I ordered a book from Apple/Aperture and another from Blurb/Booksmart the weekend before last; the one from Apple shipped the next business day, while the one from Blurb is still ‘printing.’ I emailed customer support, and received an automated response … Continue reading

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aperture/blurb book update

[2006/03/06 the apple book has arrived] I ordered two books (same photos) from Apple and from Blurb. Both were uploaded last weekend. Apple sent an email on Monday noting that the book had been shipped. It’s coming from Portland, Oregon, … Continue reading

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