On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Are Pre-Orders a Good Idea?
Do you want to perfect your book launches? Do you wonder if book launches are even relevant in 2020? This week’s AskALLi session with Sacha Black and Adam Croft will discuss the conflicting and often confusing subject of launching your book and giving it the greatest chance of success.
Book signings – despite the fear associated with them – can be an extremely useful marketing tool. You get to meet real readers for one, you grow your confidence and sell books. Alexa Nazzaro, ALLi Partner member and founder of www.aaxelauthorservices.com, has a ton of creative ideas to show you how to leverage book signings.
How indie author Richard Vaughan-Davies secured a booksigning event in bookstore chain WH Smith, which recently announced it is open to approaches from authors - including indies - to hold events in-store. Pick up top tips how to here.
Top tips on how to make the most of your book launch, including using your mailing list, ads, Bookbub and other promotions to make the most of the 90-day hot new release window - part of our AskALLi podcast series
ALLi's monthly AskALLi Q&A podcast gives our members the opportunity to put their own queries about the self-publishing process to our resident expert indie authors, who cover a wide range of topics in every show.
Debut novelist Jo Ullah shares the success story of how a Kindle Scout win has got her self-publishing career off to a great start, and includes top tips on what she's learned from the experience to help you do the same.
Received wisdom is to launch the first three books in a series all at once - but does that patience really pay off? K T Lee's case study offers helpful pros & cons to help you decide what's best for your books.
How to engage other indie authors to help your book launch event run smoothly
In a month when we're sharing lots of partnership ideas for authors, here's a great case study of a zero-budget book launch shared by two authors
Why writing books to match the seasons is not only fun but brings marketing benefits - by seasoned seasonal author Debbie Young
Historical crime writer Angela Buckley explains why it's a great idea to hold an online launch for an indie book, and…