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Streetlib: An Alternative Solution for Book Distribution: Marco Croella & David Penny

While he was at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2016 reporting for ALLi’s Indie Author Fringe, ALLi Technical Manager David Penny arranged to meet with Marco Croella of StreetLib so he could discuss his alternative service to distribution companies such as Smashwords and Draft2Digital. Due to unforseen circumstances (and David standing in the wrong place) […]

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Self-Publishing Salon with Orna Ross & Joanna Penn: Video, Podcast & Event Recap

Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Self-Publishing Salon, and live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.

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KDP Paperbacks: A First Look

Should Authors Move From Createspace to KDP Paperbacks? A First Look

Should indie authors move their books from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk examines the pros and cons of Amazon’s new beta feature, KDP Paperbacks. The integration of ebook and print-on-demand publishing on Amazon is something authors have been requesting for years, so the introduction of KDP Paperbacks was greeted with interest. Let’s […]

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How to Print Dyslexia Friendly Books – and Why

Last year ALLi was pleased to support the International Authors’ Forum‘s guidelines to help indie authors make ebooks more accessible to the print-disabled, i.e. those who cannot easily access conventional print books, whether due to visual impairment, dyslexia or other reasons. (See Related Posts below.) We were therefore very interested to hear of a similar […]

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Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Member Q&A with Orna Ross & Joel Friedlander

Our monthly Ask ALLi broadcasts are an ideal way to keep learning about being an indie author and the skills you need to acquire to become a successful self-publisher. Each month, Orna Ross, ALLi Director, invites a special guest into the indie author hot seat to answer ALLi Members’ self-publishing questions. This month’s special guest […]

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