In today's post we'll give you an overview of the Amazon category changes that impact all indie authors, then run through a reminder of the metadata you need to prepare and keep on top of, including your keywords and that all important book description.
As an indie author, you can use your writing and your author platform to positively impact people: individuals, communities, and society as a whole. Today we look at how authors writing with a message can use book awards to raise the profile of their story or cause.
This regular post from the Alliance of Independent Authors celebrates indie author success stories from across our members. A big congratulations this month to: Toni Cabell, Julie Day, and Sally Jean-Fox.
If you’re considering getting started with audiobook production, there are many wonderful sources that can help teach you how. So many sources, in fact, that the vast quantity of info can be overwhelming. Don’t panic! Below you’ll find a big-picture, step-by-step overview of the audio production process from start to finish.
KDP Select or wide? Good question. When I have pointed out the dangers of Amazon exclusivity, people have accused me of scaremongering, but research is my strength, and one thing’s for certain, the business scene changes rapidly, often with little warning.
For many of our members at The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), getting their self-published books into bookstores is part of their author dream. But how do you tell a bookstore about your work, what’s the best way to approach them, and what can you expect from selling in this way?
Welcome back to member milestones. This regular post from the Alliance of Independent Authors celebrates indie author success stories from across our members. A big congratulations to those featured today!
How can you ensure your poetry is getting the attention it deserves? This week the ALLi blog will answer this question, sharing eight top techniques for reaching your readers and selling your poetry; from literary magazines, to competitions, and social media to podcasts or Patreon.
Rapid releasing is a powerful strategy that can propel independent authors to success in the ever-competitive world of self-publishing. But it comes with challenges. Find out if rapid releasing is for you.
In this post, we'll explore the concept of slow-releasing books and how it can work for you, including tips from two ALLi members who have successfully built an indie-author living while slow releasing their work.
Attention indie authors and writers! ALLi are thrilled to announce our first-ever ‘Art of the Title’ Free Indie-Author Competition, with fantastic prizes to be won.
What is an audiobook producer and what can a self-published author expect from working with them? Find out with ALLi Guest Blogger and experienced audiobook producer, Sarah Beth Goer.