On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Why you should have a mailing list
In a three-part series starting today, the Alliance of Independent Authors #AskALLi team explores mailing lists, how to set them up, how to grow them, manage them and most importantly, build and sustain relationships and connections with your readers. With deep thanks to all of our members who contributed insightful comments and a special thanks to Heide Goody, Joseph Alexander and Wendy H Jones for their contributions as well as all the other members who took the time to respond. This is the ultimate guide to mailing lists for indie authors part 1.
Want to build an engaged mailing list of fans who look forward to receiving your mails? That’s what this week’s AskALLi Fiction & Nonfiction Podcast with Sacha Black and Orna Ross is all about: How to manage your mailing list to build an engaged readership.
Like to build your author mailing list but don't know how to add one to your website? Let Rachel McCollin show you how - and why - with this example of a Mailchimp and Wordpress combination.
Want to be able to offer a free book to attract mailing list sign-ups but having problems due to Amazon's restrictions on not offering KDP Select books free elsewhere? Here's a genius solution you're welcome to borrow from cybercrime writer Ian Sutherland.
Wondering whether to use WordPress for your author website? Already got a Wordpress website but want to make it work harder for you? Read this easy-to-follow overview by WordPress expert Rachel McCollin to help you get your site up to speed.
A case study of InstaFreebie, a new service to help authors build mailing lists, by New Zealand author Katherine Hayton.
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