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Author Archive | John Doppler
When you endorse a product or service, you’re tying your reputation to that advice. Protect yourself from bad endorsements with these five simple steps.
Meet Jessica Bell, a multi-talented artist who creates unique, best-selling book covers.
Wondering how to make your AMS advertising more effective, with more impressions, more clicks and a better return-on-investment? Read ALLi Watchdog John Doppler’s list of his top tips, gleaned from collaboration within his indie author collective.
A glitch on KDP’s site revealed a surprise: an option for an as-yet-unimplemented 50% royalty rate. What does this mean for indie authors?
Popular myths about Amazon policies could cost you royalties, or even your Amazon account. Have you been misled?
Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or a routine Thursday, this is a perfect time to reflect on how fortunate we are to be indie authors today.
Now that Pronoun is closing, where should authors turn for distribution? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk compares ebook distributors to see how they stack up to Pronoun.
Meet Patti Brassard Jefferson, proprietor of PJ Boox, an exciting and innovative bookstore that features only indie and small press authors.
Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) is one of this year’s hottest venues for book advertising, but to take advantage of the program you’ll need to know the rules. For your convenience, we’ve categorized Amazon’s guidelines and prohibitions for AMS ads into this handy list. We’ve marked each rule with the following tags for easy identification: — […]