It’s too easy to remember the bad reviews and forget the good ones – so here’s how and why to keep track of all your best reviews and how to use them to advantage both for personal motivation and for book marketing.
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Ever thought your book might sell better with a different title, but been wary of losing reviews if you change it? Don’t worry, there are ways to do so and keep your reviews! Helena Halme explains…
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.
How to apply for a review of your self-published book in Publishers Weekly, and why you should – by US novelist Laura Morelli
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.
Sensible advice on what do when a reader complains there’s an error in your book, by award-winning novelist Lucienne Boyce
Do you – should you – ask readers in the back matter of your self-published books to post reviews of your work? US indie author Karen Myers explains why she thinks it’s a bad idea.
Following the latest wave of misleading misinformation about Amazon reviews that has been doing the rounds of Facebook in the last week, John Doppler, American indie author of sci-fi, horror and fantasy, shares his concern at the hysteria that is all too easily whipped up online about this always contentious issue, and tries to sets […]
Some heartfelt advice about how indie authors should – and should not – go about soliciting book reviews for their self-published books from Debbie Young, who as both an author and a bookblogger can see the issue from both sides. “Do you read any book or are you particular?” This question came from a middle-aged […]
Debbie Young, Commissioning Editor of this blog, shares her heartfelt views about book reviewing, and explains why she’s changing her strategy. Around the turn of the New Year, I had a revelation: that, like charity, book reviewing should really begin at home. I don’t mean review your own books – although, startlingly, I’ve just come […]