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How To Launch A Self-published Book: April 2018 AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon

How to Launch a Self-published Book: April 2018 AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon

askalli-podcast-squares2Welcome 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. It also provides a handy refresher course for established authorpreneurs.

Topics discussed this week include:

  • The 90-day hot new release window and how to manipulate it with a staggered launch effort over several days.
  • Using ads and your mailing list along with Bookbub-type services to boost launches.
  • How to assemble a street team as a new or established author.
  • Pricing strategies

Find more author advice, tips and tools at our Self-publishing Author Advice Center, with a huge archive of nearly 2,000 blog posts, and a handy search box to find key info on the topic you need.

And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally. You can do that at

Now, go write and publish!

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About the Hosts

Jyotsna Ramachandran is the founder of Happy Self Publishing and author of the international bestseller Job Escape Plan.

Iain Rob Wright has written over a dozen novels. He’s an active member of the Horror Writers Association and has also written a free self-publishing course for authors.

So, you've self-published a book. Now, it's time to promote it. @JyotsnaR and @IainRobWright, on their AskALLi Beginner's Self-Publishing #podcast, show you how to properly launch your book. via @IndieAuthorALLI Click To Tweet

Howard Lovy

Howard Lovy is an editor and writer with more than 30 years of experience in journalism, from newspapers to magazines specializing in business, science, and technology. He has spent the past few years guiding coverage of independent publishing, amplifying voices of the marginalized. Howard is also a book doctor who enjoys working with authors to get their work ready for publication.

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  1. Thank you for the very interesting and informative podcast. And for the speakers’ generosity of spirit in sharing their experiences and insights. I would like to download this so that I can listen to it again. there doesn’t seem to be a download button anywhere. Just lots of Share buttons!

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