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Self-Publishing In Germany

Is Self-Publishing in Germany the Next Opportunity? Lessons from Frankfurt BookFair and the ALLi Translations Rights Program: AskALLi Advanced Self-Publishing Salon with Orna Ross and Joanna Penn

Should you consider self-publishing in Germany? As Amazon opens its ads dashboard in the UK and Germany, and a number of the authors on the ALLi Indie Author Translation Rights project turn their attention there, Orna and Joanna consider the…

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Indie Authors and Creative Self-Publishing

FOMO, aka fear of missing out, has been around for a long time. But it feels like it's becoming more acute the more connected our world becomes. Technology and social media have eradicated barriers to communicating. We're all up in each other's business, knowing exactly what everyone is doing, what advertising they're using and how much profit it's making. But you have to wonder whether that's as poisonous as it is helpful. In this inspirational post, ALLi Director Orna Ross takes a moment to stop and reflect and remind each of us that the only way to win in this industry is to follow a creative self-publishing approach: to be uniquely-you.
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Producing Audiobooks in Australia

As a community, we know that audiobooks are booming. But with audio comes a more nuanced range of hurdles to overcome. For example, accents, regional dialects need to be considered if you want to create a product that's accessible across the world – not just the UK and USA. ALLi author, Sarah Williams explains her experience of producing audiobooks in Australia.
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Shady Publishers

What to do About Shady Publishers? More Questions Answered; AskALLi Member’s Q&A with Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn; News with Daniel Holloway

Has ALLi ever heard of certain shady publishers? That is among the questions answered this month on our monthly Member Q&A, where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your hosts for the Member Q&A:…

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What Happens When Readers Rebel?

A one star review is always difficult to see, but it's also a right of passage. You only have to look at Stephen King or J.K. Rowling's reviews to know that no author gets away with five star reviews forever. The odd one star review is manageable. But what happens when readers rebel? Eliza Green, ALLi author member, looks at the latest Patricia Cornwell novel, Quantum, and the shocking response it received on publication.
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Exclusive Or Wide

Go Exclusive or Wide: Which is Best for your Book? #AskALLi Self-Publishing Fiction and Nonfiction Salon with Boni Wagner-Stafford and Adam Croft

Going wide and being selectively exclusive is definitely the safest way to a sustainable and scalable author business. But is it the same for fiction and nonfiction? And what is the best approach at different points of an author business?…

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Publishing Rights

How To License Your Publishing Rights: AskALLi Advanced Self-Publishing Salon with Orna Ross and Joanna Penn

Orna and Joanna attended the Brand Licensing Show in London and bring back advice and information on publishing rights, deal-making, negotiation, and collaboration for everything from stationery to video, TV to merchandise. Discover new trends and ideas and learn how…

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Hybrid Publishing

What is Hybrid Publishing and Should I Consider It? More Questions Answered; AskALLi Member’s Q&A with Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn; News with Daniel Holloway

What is hybrid publishing and should I consider it? That is among the questions answered this month on our monthly Member Q&A, where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your hosts for the Member…

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