ALLi Director Orna Ross welcomes the Alliance’s newly appointed Business Adviser, Joe Solari. Listeners will get an insight into Joe's expertise and innovative vision for the indie publishing industry, followed by a detailed discussion about the upcoming Author Nation conference in Las Vegas, scheduled for November 2024, with early-bird tickets just released. Joe shares his exciting plans for the event, explains how it will differ from the 20Books conference, and what to expect if you attend this largest event in the world for indie authors.
Do financial terms and money matters put your head in a spin? Here at ALLi we believe a positive money mindset can make all the difference in your author career. With this post you can build your confidence and understanding of all things money management by learning the top financial terms indie authors need to know.
Yet again, this year has flown by! This month we will be looking back at the top posts on the Alliance of Independent Authors blog. So, don't worry if you've missed some of our weekly advice, guidance and case studies, we'll be rounding them all up this month. And this week, we're kicking off with a selection of the best self-publishing business and planning advice covered in the blog from 2023.
Are you happy to sell ebooks and audiobooks direct from your author website but you balk at print? It may not be as complex as you think. Today the Alliance of Independent Authors brings you the ultimate guide to selling print books direct from your author website
Twelve business models for authors based around publishing books and related products and services, most widely used by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. Which one is right for you?
Publishing for profit as an author begins with knowing your values, mission and passion and how they link to the value you offer your reader.
We're continuing our round up of the best posts from 2022. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team strives to bring you the best, most comprehensive content on every stage of the publishing journey no matter whether you're a beginner or seasoned pro. Today, we're bringing you a selection of the best indie author business blogs from 2022.
Being an indie author is a lot of work and no one said it would be easy. Which is undoubtably why so many of us, at all levels of publishing, still suffer with overwhelm. That's exactly what we're talking about today. Overcoming overwhelm is not only important but vital to the health of your business and your ability to continue writing. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team thanks its members for their contributions to today's post.
All writers are all vulnerable to attack these days if we speak out, from online trolling and harrassment, threats and insults, all the way to stalking and physical attacks. Many of us know what it is like to receive a social media message from someone claiming they intend to rape or kill us. Some of us have actually experienced such attempts.
If you’ve managed to build and launch a basic website to support your indie author business, congratulations! Your website is the cornerstone of your author brand and book marketing efforts. However, there’s a strong possibility it could work harder for you. That's what we're discussing in today's post. The Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes partner member and website designer, Pauline Wiles.
We've been discussing our author legacy, our estates and how to best prepare our businesses for our heirs. But there's another side to this, and that's becoming an heir to an author estate. If your relative is an author or creative, then they will have intellectual property that will become your responsibility. Inheriting IP rights can be overwhelming, so let's make the process a little easier for you. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors discusses estate planning for heirs and the process of inheriting Intellectual Property rights.
There are three kinds of self-publishing author. At ALLi, we give them different names, so we know who we are talking about, and how to best serve them. Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors Orna Ross draws the distinction between the self-publishers, the indie authors and the authorpreneurs