If you write books in a series, are you making the most of sales opportunities by listing them correctly on Amazon? A startling number of authors miss this trick – don’t be one of them! Simple instructions in this post by series author Debbie Young.
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How to keep readers reading your books: grow a content strategy to build your author brand – not as hard it sounds once you’ve read Jyotsna Ramachamdran’s simple guide to start you off
Feeling jaded with Twitter? Read this refreshing post by Helen Baggott, who as an ALLi Partner member speaks about Twitter with the perspective of an editor – and potential new reader for your self-published books!
Think you don’t need to write a synopsis unless you’re querying an agent or publisher? Think again! They can be great tools to help you self-edit and market your book. Read professional editor Richard Bradburn’s brilliant guide here.
It may be counter-intuitive, but helping to promote other authors may be better for your books than promoting your own, says ALLi Partner Laurence O’Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial, in this thought-provoking and philosophical Opinion piece.
Wondering what landing pages are and whether your author website needs them? Read Jay Lemming’s concise and practical introduction to help you maximise their impact on your website.
Wondering how to sell more books? Read how US fantasy author Karen Myers sold more books in the first two weeks of 2018 than the whole of 2015, by stopping writing for a year in order to improve her marketing skills
Still measuring your marketing and promotion only in terms of sales results? Ben Cameron’s piece about also valuing opportunity created by media campaigns (and other activities) may make you reconsider.
Ever tried working together with big neighbourhood employers to find new readers for your books? Find out how a team of ALLi authors struck up a great relationship with a major corporation to sell their books to their employees.
Wondering whether to use WordPress for your author website? Already got a WordPress website but want to make it work harder for you? Read this easy-to-follow overview by WordPress expert Rachel McCollin to help you get your site up to speed.