Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A:…
A BBC documentary looks at what Amazon knows about the way you use your Kindle. New research will look at whether other media poses a threat to reading.
DigitalBookWorld bans MacMillan over library charges and Amazon tops $1 trillion market cap, and KKR shape up for a serious digital move.
Amazon made a variety of welcome changes to their advertising dashboard in 2019. These changes create opportunities and challenges for authors. Laurence O'Bryan, ALLi partner member and founder of ad agency for books, BooksGoSocial, is here to explain the latest Amazon ads dashboard changes and what they mean for you.
Data Guy keynotes at Futurebook 2019, Dean R Koontz's deal with Amazon, Amazon's new store layout, and the death of the long tail
Libraries tell readers it's publishers' fault they can't borrow books, and Amazon seem to be ignoring their own rules about titles.
Createspace's ISBN registration grows 50% to more than a million and StreetLib partners with Voxnest to allow authors to podcast from their platform.
PublishDrive launches a subscription-only model for authors, Amazon pilots a one-tap rating feature, and librarians take on publishers at DigitalBookWorld.se
The audiobook market has grown in double figures for six straight years with a 37.1% growth in the USA in 2018. If you haven't entered the audiobook market yet, now is seriously the time. Author member Dawn Brookes is here with a look forward at where she thinks the future of audiobook publishing is heading.
Spotify and Pandora both launch a new podcast dashboard, and ALLi members flourish on the DigitalBookWorld awards shortlist.
Amazon's poorly documented print pricing rules underscore an ongoing problem with the corporate giant's policies.
Libraries face tougher terms from publishers for lending ebooks, and booksellers launch a campaign to make the book business greener.