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Self-publishing Author Advice about book production and distribution of audio, ebooks and print books

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6 weeks until BookExpo Indie Author Fringe 2017: Are you ready to sell more books?

Yes, it’s Indie Author Fringe online conference time again, brought to you in association with The Alliance of Independent Authors. Our second event of the year is Fringe to New York’s BookExpo (formerly known as BookExpo America), and will feature 24-hours of round-the-clock sessions for authors with an independent mindset, all over the world.

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ALLi Watchdog Examines The Amazon Publishing Effect On The Book Bestseller Charts

Beginning in the last half of 2016, many indie authors reported sharp declines in their Amazon sales. Some wonder if a global slump in sales could be to blame, while others point to the rise of Amazon’s imprints as a possible cause. More than a possible cause: I’ve heard authors express absolute certainty that Amazon […]

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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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