In the third and final instalment of our really useful, clear guide to managing the profitability of your indie author business, authorpreneur Karen Myers talks about net income and how to calculate it.
Advice on business plans, pricing, funding and all money matters for authors
In the second of really useful, clear guide to managing the profitability of your indie author business, authorpreneur Karen Myers talks about net income and how to calculate it.
This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
Want to make your author business more profitable/cost-effective? Karen Myers’ new series on financial management for indie authors kicks off with a clear explanation of what gross income is, why you need to know yours, and how that data can help you.
Do you ever make research trips as part of your writing process? If so, read Anna Castle’s latest post to pick up top tips on how to incorporate travel and research costs into the financial management of your author business.
In the final part of her series on how indie authors can gear up for Self-publishing 3.0, ALLi Director Orna Ross provides great advice on how and why to sell books direct from your website, as well as on other platforms, and ALLi provides free Self-publishing 3.0 badges for your website
Like to make more money from your books by creating custom editions? It’s especially relevant for non-fiction authors, but might also work for fiction. Read Sarah Rayner’s case study of how she repurposed a self-help book for markeing use by a top clinic.
Are you confident that if someone offered you a rights deal tomorrow, you’d know whether it was worth your while? Here’s an easy way to start skillin up and get savvy enough to build your author business through rights sales – read this post by Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick.
A must-read post by Orna Ross explaining the crucial role of your creative assets will play in enabling you to build a successful career as an indie author. Make sure you understand what they are – and that you have control of them.
Ever wondered about ways to boost your writing income to supplement what you earn from your self-published books? Read Jules Horne’s advice about why freelance copywriting could be just what you’re looking for.