As part of our new #AskALLi weekly podcast we’re releasing popular Indie Author Fringe speaker sessions as a podcast recording so you can catch up with any you missed.
With more than 77% of the world’s search traffic handled by Google, high visibility on that search engine is critical. There’s more to visibilty than just a first-page listing on Google, however. One of the most effective ways to increase your visibility in Google is with a Knowledge Panel. Knowledge Panels are eye-catching features that […]
Don’t miss out on the valuable contribution that free beta readers can make to your books – read Richard Bradburn’s insightful post in to who they are and how they can help you.
This week’s must-read round-up of self-publishing news for indie authors includes news on key distributors, aggregators and bookstores – brought to you by ALLi’s news editor Dan Holloway.
Wise and kindly counsel for any indie author who has ever felt overwhelmed or burned out by the constant pressures of being an authorpreneur and a writer, by author and bookseller Patti Brassard Jefferson.
Three top tips – and lots more – from international bestselling thriller writer James P. Sumner, eager to share with other indie authors what he has learned from his highly successful journey to date.
It was independence day on the 4th, and Orna Ross has handed over our regular Members’ Self-Publishing Q&A series to David Penny and Debbie Young to host. Each month David and Debbie will be in the hot seat to answer the most pressing ALLi Members’ questions. Between them they have a wealth of self-publishing experience to share, […]
A handy tip to save you time and trouble when publishing paperbacks via CreateSpace: the rules have changed re barcodes. This post will make sure you don’t get caught out.
An entertaining list of classic blunders spotted by editors at line-editing stage, with reasons why indie authors should engage trusted editors, plus a list of links to three other invaluable posts about types of editing and how to use them to make your book the best it can be
It’s been a tough week for anyone even remotely my age, certainly anyone who grew up in the UK with any connection to the storytelling arts, with three deaths in a single week. The film lover in me will always be grateful to the sardonic style of Barry Norman. And if there is any warm-heartedness […]