Blurb offers an interesting product that allows you to create a book relatively inexpensively which has been raising some eyebrows at DEMO 2006. Blurb offers a software download called BookSmart gives you the ability to setup your personalized book layout by setting the text and photo images.
As a blogger the first thing that comes to mind is a blog book consisting of favorite blog entries. Who knows, it might be something to show the someday grand-kids as an early contributor to the blogosphere. The blog book options include:
- Royal (10x8 inches) or Modern (7x7 inches) hardcover with custom dust jacket
- Hold forth in print for 150 pages – plus more for hardcore bloggers
- 80 exceptional layout options that'll win you over to analog
- Professionally designed layouts, backgrounds, color themes, borders and more
Of course if blogging is not your thing you can also create a personalize:
I think the export process from online to print has become more valuable as many applications have been shifted online. Before Blurb this process was not easy and an inexpensive undertaking. Kudos to Blurb for taking a novel idea and making it simple.