Do you write standalone books but fancy writing a series? It may be easier than you think to make the transition. Read Kate Frost’s case study of how she almost inadvertently became a successful series writer and why she’s glad she did.
Self-publishing Author Advice about reaching readers, author platform, discoverability, book marketing and book promotion
Spend a useful half-hour listening to ALLi’s latest Beginning Self-publishing Podcast to pick up top tips on book pricing, including royalty rates on different platforms, the value and use of permafree, and countdown deals.
Ever thought of creating an official reading guide in the form of a self-published book catalog to help readers discover your complete works? Thriller writer Rachel Amphlett explains why and how, drawing on her own elegant case study.
Like to get a slice of the German market for your books without translating them into German? Austrian author A K Amherst shares her methodical and effective strategy to target your ideal readers in Germany.
Want to earn a good income from your books with just five minutes’ marketing a day? David Penny explains how he does this – by focusing on reaching readers rather than networking with fellow writers. A must-read for any indie author!
Back in 2009, Angelique L’Amour received news that she had cancer. But her first thought was not for herself. It was for her family, particularly her children. How was she going to hold things together for her kids while she went through the ordeal of chemotherapy? Cancer and parenthood are both all-encompassing. Can the two […]
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made […]
Do you write fiction novel series? Do you plan to? Here’s why you might like to consider adding in short stories and novellas to the mix for a real book marketing advantage – with a case study by Alison Morton.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include: How important are categories for selling ebooks on […]
This intriguing case study will help you improve your choice of keywords for Amazon advertising and other marketing purposes, examining how words about Vikings and moon landings helped Brad Borkan increase sales of a book about Antarctic explorers