Think it’s not possible to get your self-published book into a bookstore? Think again – and take inspiration from this fab case study of a fellow indie author’s success.
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Don’t fret if you can’t get your books into bricks-and-mortar bookstores – take inspiration from Jude Lennon, reaching readers via other shops and community venues
How Ingram Contents ipage (R) service offers indie authors a great way to work more effectively with bricks-and-mortar bookstores to their mutua benefit.
A case study of how indie author Ian Andrew built a great relationship with a local indie bookstore in Australia
A valuable insight into how booksellers view self-published books, by successful US indie author Karen Myers
The first in this autumn’s Sunday Success Stories on the ALLi blog shares the exciting tale of P..J.Boox, the world’s first indie-only bookstore, set up and run by indie author Patti Brossard Jefferson
It’s all about accentuating the positive in self-publishing-related news this week, as one successful indie author writes on the ongoing democratisation effect of digital technology. The rise of mobile reading also opens up a revolutionary road of opportunities for indies, while independent bookstores are doing very well, thank you (despite stories of their demise last […]
It’s standard practice in the publishing trade to produce what’s usually referred to as an Advance Information sheet in the run-up to a new book’s launch. In this post, we’ll explain what AI sheets are, how they’re used, and why they’re also a valuable book marketing tool for self-published books. We’ll also help you produce […]
It hasn’t been all festive partying at ALLi Towers over the holiday as we get set for 2016. We’ve new developments afoot and new member services coming on steam over the coming months, which we’ll cover in more detail as we go. Valerie Shanley’s news for the New Year gives a sneak preview of what […]
Debbie Young, Commissioning Editor of the ALLi Author Advice Centre blog and advocate of ALLi’s #Authors4Bookstores campaign, asks whether it’s now time to drop the #selfpublishing tag, following her recent experience in a local bookstore. Earlier this month, I decided to try to get my Christmas-themed book stocked by bookstores away from my home patch. […]