I first launched my IndieVoices podcast in March 2017 as a way of helping to amplify voices that had been marginalized—politically, artistically, socially, and in many other ways that have tragically divided us recently. I truly believe that everybody with a story to tell should be given the opportunity to tell it and be heard. […]
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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: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made […]
Are you making the most of Amazon’s Author Central facility in all its territories to raise your author profile and draw attention to your self-published books around the world? Here’s a quick guide and some food for thought from Debbie Young.
Futurebook reminded us that the key to success is finding our niche, while The Selfies is a new Prize for indie authors.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to position yourself for success in the next year. Catch up on the latest self-publishing news for author entrepreneurs, including search on voice devices and the importance of a good pitch. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by […]
Amazon remains tight-lipped after leaking many of its customers emails, but opens up its US store to Australian customers once again.
Are you worried that book reviews aren’t coming in as quickly as you’d like? Read this checklist of 15 things you can do to build up reviews and see if you are missing any tricks! Compiled from the ALLi Hive wisdom.
Booksellers stand up to Amazon and force a backdown over the withdrawal of the Abebooks website from several countries. Smashwords celebrates its half millionth title with a radical site overhaul.
It’s too easy to remember the bad reviews and forget the good ones – so here’s how and why to keep track of all your best reviews and how to use them to advantage both for personal motivation and for book marketing.
In this week’s Self-publishing News Round-up, we hear how more audiobooks are available for library borrowing, Amazon’s recruiting speaks volumes about the future of work, and we say goodbye to the founder of the Little Free Library.