Wondering whether it’s worth the effort to try to get your books into local bookstores? Only you can decide – but Suzy Howlett’s post here offers a best-case scenario that you may find inspiring – and we’ve given a link for further reading to help you make an informed choice about the bricks-and-mortar bookstore route […]
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Indie author Dianne Gardner shows it is still possible to build a mutually beneficial relationship with a bricks-and-mortar bookstore. Read her account for inspiration, if getting into bookstores is your goal.
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.
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 […]