This is part three in ALLi's Self-Publishing Money Basics series. If you’ve been following along, you’ll have already considered how to embrace a positive money mindset, and learnt the key financial terms to get you started on your business journey, and now you are looking for more detail to help your money management for your author business.
For those starting out, see this as a guide of the key steps you need to consider if you are looking to self-publish an ebook for free. And for those of you who have been with us for a while, this post is ideal to share with friends and contacts asking for tips on how to get started – just send on the link!
Do financial terms and money matters put your head in a spin? Here at ALLi we believe a positive money mindset can make all the difference in your author career. With this post you can build your confidence and understanding of all things money management by learning the top financial terms indie authors need to know.
If you'd like to focus on book sales, growth and profit in 2023, join Orna Ross, founder-director of the Alliance of Independent Authors and a group of dedicated indie authors for the Annual Planning Workshop for Authors and Poets: live at 5pm (UK time) on January 6th 2024, or in replay.
Yet again, this year has flown by! This month we will be looking back at the top posts on the Alliance of Independent Authors blog. So, don't worry if you've missed some of our weekly advice, guidance and case studies, we'll be rounding them all up this month. And this week, we're kicking off with a selection of the best self-publishing business and planning advice covered in the blog from 2023.
If you've ever wondered what sales figures for indie authors really mean, and which numbers are important when self-publishing, read on... This month's opinion piece has been contributed by Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) member, Robin Phillips, who writes under the pen name Russell.
The rise of self-publishing has not only brought about creative freedom for authors but also a new personal responsibility for financial control over our own writing careers. Here at the The Alliance of Independent authors, we believe that adopting a positive ‘money mindset’ is critical for embracing this new accountability.
Free self-publishing online conference 21st - 22nd October 2023. Fantastic speaker lineup planned, with sessions covering everything you need to create a Success Mindset for Indie Authors. From campaigning and crowdfunding to money management and award submissions, speakers from across the industry will be sharing their expertise. Becca Syme will also join us for a keynote presentation that will give you a comprehensive understanding of how mindset plays a foundational role in every aspect of an indie author's business.
Spring and summer is the perfect time to try new tools and services, especially if they are offered at a discount. At the Alliance of Independent Authors, we love a good bargain, especially when they're for writers. This year, ALLi partner members have offered a stack of generous deals for writers on all sorts of awesome tools, products, services and more. There's something for every writer in this ALLi Partner spring and summer sale for 2023.
The Alliance of Independent Authors recently ran an article on the most frequently asked questions by non-members. Today, we're running another FAQ post, but this time, we're answering the most frequently asked questions about self-publishing from our members.
As writers, we don't often realise the amount of data and numbers we need to crunch in order to run a successful business. Many of us shy away from numbers, preferring words. But understanding how to analyse data is critical for business success. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team welcomes Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy to explain analytics for authors.
If you're an indie author and you spend more than 50% of your working time on writing and publishing, the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) wants to hear from you. ALLi is conducting the first independent survey of self-publishing author income and on the factors that contribute to commercial success in self-publishing.