In today's encore post, Authorpreneur Karen Myers explains why indie authors need to keep learning and expanding their indie author business activity in order to remain vibrant, profitable and dynamic in an increasingly diverse publishing marketplace. She draws on examples of opportunities she has seized upon to grow her expertise, her reach and her reputation, while continuing to write and publish her own series of fantasy and sci-fi novels.
As indie authors, we may plan never to retire or to stop writing - but what will happen to our work when we die? To our royalties? To our rights? Micro-publisher Karen Myers offers some pointers on estate planning for indie authors.
If you're now in a comfortable groove of writing and publishing your own books, it's time to step up your indie author operation and diversify - here's why and how, by authorpreneur Karen Myers, drawing on her own experience
Expert advice to help indie authors with tracking book sales to help them improve the success of their author business - from US fantasy writer Karen Myers.
In the third and final instalment of our really useful, clear guide to managing the profitability of your indie author business, authorpreneur Karen Myers talks about net income and how to calculate it.
In the second of really useful, clear guide to managing the profitability of your indie author business, authorpreneur Karen Myers talks about net income and how to calculate it.
Want to make your author business more profitable/cost-effective? Karen Myers' new series on financial management for indie authors kicks off with a clear explanation of what gross income is, why you need to know yours, and how that data can help you.
A printed catalogue of your books is a handy item to have in your book marketing toolbox - and it's surprisingly affordable and simple to make yourself, if you follow ALLi Professional member Karen Myers' handy guide here, based on her own experience
Wondering how to sell more books? Read how US fantasy author Karen Myers sold more books in the first two weeks of 2018 than the whole of 2015, by stopping writing for a year in order to improve her marketing skills
A valuable insight into how booksellers view self-published books, by successful US indie author Karen Myers
Do you - should you - ask readers in the back matter of your self-published books to post reviews of your work? US indie author Karen Myers explains why she thinks it's a bad idea.
Top tips on why you should produce business cards for your self-published books and authorpreneur business, and what you should include on them.