In this Book Marketing Glossary, Jay Artale collaborated with ALLi members to find out what book marketing and promotion jargon or acronyms they didn't know when they started out, which would have helped them demystify their indie author journey.
As part of our new #AskALLi weekly podcast we're releasing popular Indie Author Fringe speaker sessions as a podcast recording so you can catch up with any you missed.
Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Self-Publishing Salon, a live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.
Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, Jay Artale and David Penny wrap up our Indie Author Fringe conference, and announce the Book Cover Competition winner.
Shoshonna Gabriel, co-founder of Self Pub Book Covers, and sponsor of our cover competitions prize, offers tips and tools for making sure your cover delivers your book to its readers.
Smith Publicity’s Sandra Poirier Smith and Corinne Moulder share their expertise on designing and implementing book promotion launches for thousands of authors and publishers, from first time, self published projects to New York Times bestsellers.
Adam Borretz will cover the different types of book reviews available to indie authors and offer strategies and best practices to help self-published authors garner review coverage.
Learn how to make the most of your social media platforms, find the best ways to promote your books, become part of the publishing community, and create content that will help you stand out.
Michael La Ronn offers an abundance of tips on using current publishing trends to monetize poetry, whether it be a single poem, an existing collection, or your next manuscript. A must-see presentation for any poet who wants to stand out in this genre.
This audio reading by the authors of the 2017 edition of the Opening Up To Indie Authors guidebook at the heart of the Open Up campaign, focusses on getting self-published books on the program at literary festivals and events.
Derek Murphy built his email list of 8500+ young adult readers before he published his first novel; since then he's continued using book giveaways and targeted Facebook ads to reach new readers and grow his list to over 35K.
Bookbub has, for a long time now, been regarded as the gold standard in marketing your book. But it has also been incredibly difficult to land a spot there. Two authors who were fortunate enough to be accepted discuss whether the process was worthwhile.