Just as publishing has been transformed in recent years by the emergence of digital, so has marketing been dramatically altered by the advent of social media. Social marketing presents immense opportunity for authors and publishers who want to reach and engage new audiences. All too often, however, a lack of strategy, tools and proper measurement lead to frustration and poor ROI. This session will show authors how to lay the foundations for successful social marketing campaigns.
Planning Successful Social Media Campaigns: Kathy Meis
Latest advice, news, ratings, tools and trends.
Inspirational Indie Author Interview. Debbie Young: Cozy Mystery Author Keeps Indie Mindset in Negotiations With Traditional Publisher
My ALLi author guest this episode is Debbie Young, who many of you already know from our ALLi member forums on Facebook. She's usually there to answer questions about indie publishing. Well, Debbie, a writer of cozy mysteries, recently signed a deal with a trade publisher. But, as she says in our interview, she approached her negotiations with a traditional publisher with the mindset of an indie author.
When to Quit Writing and Publishing: Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast With Orna Ross and Joanna Penn
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast ALLi Director Orna Ross and Enterprise Adviser Joanna Penn discuss when to quit writing and publishing. Should you just keep writing and publishing even if it’s not going anywhere? Should you persist with the creative and business choices you have invested in for so long–or could you just walk away? Orna and Joanna talk about the times in our lives when we might need to consider quitting aspects of our writing, publishing, marketing, and business.