Is it still worth doing KDP free promotion days if your books are in KDP Select? Indie author and director of Heddon Publishing thinks it is – and offers her top tips on how to make the most of this continuing book promotion opportunity.
Self-publishing Author Advice about reaching readers, author platform, discoverability, book marketing and book promotion
It may be counter-intuitive, but helping to promote other authors may be better for your books than promoting your own, says ALLi Partner Laurence O’Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial, in this thought-provoking and philosophical Opinion piece.
Foreign language translations – wondering whether you should pursue that route to reach more readers? This must-read post by professional translator and novelist Alison Morton will help you decide whether it’s right for you and tell you how to get started.
A terrific case study of how indie authors in a particular sub-genre can boost their success by working together in collaborative groups and projects, to everyone’s benefit – by US zombie fiction writer Grivante
Wondering what landing pages are and whether your author website needs them? Read Jay Lemming’s concise and practical introduction to help you maximise their impact on your website.
Still measuring your marketing and promotion only in terms of sales results? Ben Cameron’s piece about also valuing opportunity created by media campaigns (and other activities) may make you reconsider.
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.
Ever tried working together with big neighbourhood employers to find new readers for your books? Find out how a team of ALLi authors struck up a great relationship with a major corporation to sell their books to their employees.
This week’s Indie Author Fringe Highlight is hosted by Donna Galanti. Even if you don’t have a polished draft to publish, Donna will show you what you can do right now to successfully pave the way to an author career before your book is published. Learn how to build a strong author foundation that includes; creating […]
Wondering whether to use WordPress for your author website? Already got a WordPress website but want to make it work harder for you? Read this easy-to-follow overview by WordPress expert Rachel McCollin to help you get your site up to speed.