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 […]
Self-publishing Author Advice about book production and distribution of audio, ebooks and print books
To help you concentrate your thoughts for a successful new year of self-publishing, here’s a chance to revisit the most relevant opinion posts from the AskALLi blog in 2018. Here’s to our best year yet as indie authors!
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: When should authors start marketing their book Why […]
This extract from ALLi’s Campaign Book, “Open Up to Indie Authors”, offers the indie perspective on the book award landscape, from the biggest to the smallest writing prizes – and encourage us to keep campaigning!
Like to get your books into bricks-and-mortar bookstores? It’ll help if you understand the bookseller’s objectives and viewpoint – and this extract from ALLi’s guidebook about bookstores will quickly put you in the picture.
Please read this important statement from Orna Ross, calling for greater and more appropriate government support for indie authors and recognition of our enormous socio-economic contributions – not reflected in traditional author earnings research.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to position yourself for success in the next year. Catch up on the latest self-publishing news for author entrepreneurs, including search on voice devices and the importance of a good pitch. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by […]
Ever thought of publishing large-print editions of your books? There’s much more to it than just increasing font size – but with Russell Phillips’ handy guide here, you’ll find it an easy way to build your inventory and readership.
Are you worried that book reviews aren’t coming in as quickly as you’d like? Read this checklist of 15 things you can do to build up reviews and see if you are missing any tricks! Compiled from the ALLi Hive wisdom.
We talk a lot about each end of the distribution chain – POD production and sales in bookstores – so Clare Flynn’s post profiling book wholesaler Gardners provides valuable insights into the bit in between!