Watchdog Advisory: Blasty

Watchdog Advisory: Blasty

ALLi’s Watchdog Desk has received over twenty complaints of Blasty failing to respond to customer service inquiries, failing to honor cancellation requests, and continuing to charge customer credit cards and bank accounts after cancellation. Some complainants felt they had no other recourse than to cancel their credit cards, or file fraud claims with their banks.

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Planning For a Successful Book Fair

With book marketing consistently ranked as one of the top challenges for the self-publishing author, you might wonder whether paying to participate in book fairs is worth the money and the effort. Indie author and ALLi member Sue Rovens provides recommended do’s and don’t’s for a successful book fair, based on her personal experience. 

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AskALLi Podcast Squares Writing Salon

Living Our Best Creative Lives; Inspirational Indie Author Steff Green: AskALLi Writing Salon with Orna Ross and Dan Blank: April 2019

Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week, it’s “The Writing and Self-Publishing Life Salon”, with creative coach Dan Blank and ALLi Director Orna Ross. This week, Orna and Dan talk about managing all of a writer’s assets. As writers, we think about the work we need to […]

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Indie Authors and Copyright Debates

ALLi continues to work on development of its Copyright Bill of Rights (working title) for the global self-published author in the digital age. ALLi Founder and Director Orna Ross and Communications Manager Boni Wagner-Stafford share this excerpt from their draft and forthcoming Copyright Bill of Rights book, discussing independent authors and copyright, and they invite your […]

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