Like to know more about the different binding options for print-on-demand books? Dale Burgess of ALLi Partner Print2Demand explains the processes and the technology to help you choose the best for your self-published paperbacks.
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This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
How many of these 7 bad formatting habits do you have? Save yourself from avoidable problems by following these 7 top tips! Courtesy of Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press, drawing on years of experience.
Whether you’re new to self-publishing paperbacks or an established user of print-on-demand, this post provides a handy reminder of how to use CreateSpace and IngramSpark together to maximise your reach – and how ALLi members can make substantial cost savings
Top tips on how to format an ebook in Microsoft Word – an easy way to do-it-yourself, often used by beginners in self-publishing but also by more experienced authors.
Last year ALLi was pleased to support the International Authors’ Forum‘s guidelines to help indie authors make ebooks more accessible to the print-disabled, i.e. those who cannot easily access conventional print books, whether due to visual impairment, dyslexia or other reasons. (See Related Posts below.) We were therefore very interested to hear of a similar […]
Here’s a handy tip for indie authors based outside of the US who are managing the production of self-published print books via Amazon’s CreateSpace service. US-based authors might like to read it anyway as an example of how lateral thinking can help you bypass problems in your self-publishing career. During an earlier career in journalism, […]