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

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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

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

  1. Mary-Lynne Stadler May 13, 2018 at 8:29 pm #

    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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