Wondering why no-one's buying your books from bookstores, even though you've published your print books through IngramSpark? You need to drive readers into bookstores to buy them - Debbie Young explains why and how.
Like to get your self-published books into physical bookstores? Be inspired by this case study of the launch of a new kind of bricks-and-mortar bookshop that actively promotes books by indie authors.
Do you dream of getting your self-published books stocked by bricks-and-mortar bookstores? Let Anna Sayburn Lane inspire you with her case study and practical tips that have got her debut novel stocked in London bookshops.
Like to get your books into bricks-and-mortar bookstores? It'll help if you understand the bookseller's objectives and viewpoint - and this extract from ALLi's guidebook about bookstores will quickly put you in the picture.
A printed catalogue of your books is a handy item to have in your book marketing toolbox - and it's surprisingly affordable and simple to make yourself, if you follow ALLi Professional member Karen Myers' handy guide here, based on her own experience
Wondering whether it's worth the effort to try to get your books into local bookstores? Only you can decide - but Suzy Howlett's post here offers a best-case scenario that you may find inspiring - and we've given a link for further reading to help you make an informed choice about the bricks-and-mortar bookstore route at the end.
Indie author Dianne Gardner shows it is still possible to build a mutually beneficial relationship with a bricks-and-mortar bookstore. Read her account for inspiration, if getting into bookstores is your goal.
Think it's not possible to get your self-published book into a bookstore? Think again - and take inspiration from this fab case study of a fellow indie author's success.
Don't fret if you can't get your books into bricks-and-mortar bookstores - take inspiration from Jude Lennon, reaching readers via other shops and community venues
A case study of how indie author Ian Andrew built a great relationship with a local indie bookstore in Australia
This month's round-up of top marketing tips from our membership shares ideas that might work well for you too.
It's all too easy for indie authors to assume that independent bookstores and bookshops aren't interested in self-published books, that it's…