Why indie authors are better together – an eloquent tribute by fantasy writer McKenzie Austin to the generous spirit that makes us greater than the sum our our parts
Self-publishing Author Advice about reaching readers, author platform, discoverability, book marketing and book promotion
Non-fiction authors often scratch their heads wondering what fiction writers’ marketing devices will work for them – and in this Ann Richardson describes how a BookBub promotion made a huge difference to her non-fiction book about hospices.
How do you decide what genre to put your books into? In this first in a series of discussions about genre definitions, we consider the many types of crime writing, to help you home in on the right labels for your books.
Pick up great ideas and tips for experimenting with your ebook pricing strategy from ALLi Professional member Seeley James, who generously shares the conclusions from his price testing on the blog here
Catch this month’s AskALLi Q&A podcast, in which ALLi members find answers to their self-publishing questions, in a variety of formats, brought to you by hosts Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank.
No matter what stage you’re at in your indie author journey, it’s worth checking this list of 7 classic marketing errors made by self-publishing authors as they try to make their books discoverable in a crowded marketplace
In the final part of her series on how indie authors can gear up for Self-publishing 3.0, ALLi Director Orna Ross provides great advice on how and why to sell books direct from your website, as well as on other platforms, and ALLi provides free Self-publishing 3.0 badges for your website
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to assemble a team of professionals. Topics discussed this week include News update from Orna Ross: Drowning in GDPR, but all ALLi sites are updated and there’s a downloadable guide for members. Orna is also setting […]
I will admit to being a bit of a writing festival tart. I love the atmosphere, the buzz, and the people. I still vividly recall my first in Harrogate. I came home wide-eyed and told my wife, “You know when we go out to dinner and people ask what I do, and when I say […]
Like to make more money from your books by creating custom editions? It’s especially relevant for non-fiction authors, but might also work for fiction. Read Sarah Rayner’s case study of how she repurposed a self-help book for markeing use by a top clinic.