Throughout this presentation, Joe Solari unravels the myriad advantages of a direct sales mindset for authors, in which you gain unprecedented control over your book's pricing and promotions, and enjoy an uptick in profits and personal connection. Discover the tools and strategies that can guide you in carving out your unique path in direct sales, where your bond with your reader becomes the foundation of your success.
Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is examining the sixth process of publishing: book promotion.
The holiday season is upon us. No matter what festivals you celebrate, whether it's summer or winter right now, a holiday period is a great opportunity to do something special and promote your books. That's what the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is focusing on today. How to maximise seasonal book sales.
We all know audiobooks are big business, everyone is talking about how important it is to create them. But no one is talking about how to promote and market them. That's what the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is doing today. We're diving into audiobook marketing for indie authors.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about What's working for you in book marketing now?
This month Orna's planning workshop is focussing again on the three layers of marketing (part two). Below she explains what…
In a three-part series starting today, the Alliance of Independent Authors #AskALLi team explores mailing lists, how to set them up, how to grow them, manage them and most importantly, build and sustain relationships and connections with your readers. With deep thanks to all of our members who contributed insightful comments and a special thanks to Heide Goody, Joseph Alexander and Wendy H Jones for their contributions as well as all the other members who took the time to respond. This is the ultimate guide to mailing lists for indie authors part 1.
We're continuing with our review of 2019 this month and today brings a look back at the best marketing related posts of 2019. Sacha Black, ALLi Blog and Conference manager rounds up some of her favorite posts from the year.
If you're going to be an author, then eventually, you'll have to talk about your books. Although it's daunting, ALLi author member Elizabeth Ducie is here to show you how to promote books and still have fun on the radio.
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.
If you've hung around the indie sphere long enough, then the audio boom isn't news. The question is, are you capitalising on it? Starting an author podcast is work, but it's good work that will reap benefits for the long term. Author member Holly Lyne is here to teach us how to start an author podcast.
Many indie authors struggle with how to handle their author photo. They’re shy, or modest, or frugal, and don’t want to hire a professional photographer “just” for their author photo. Here’s why Boni Wagner-Stafford, ALLi's communications manager and co-founder of ALLi Partner Member Ingenium Books, believes you should.