Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. Questions this month include Amazon has made an error […]
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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 trying to get your self-published books into bookstores? Had your fingers burned and want to try again but not sure of best approach? Debbie Young’s summary of ALLi’s guidebook on the subject will kickstart your bookstore marketing plan.
Wattpad are giving viewers the chance to decide if they like the look of a series with short pilot adaptations taken from the site, while a court rules if you embed copyright-infringing content from elsewhere on your website, you may be liable, and Book Expo gets a makeover but may have forgotten a key ingredient […]
Eyewatering sales figures for Amazon and Apple, new EPub possibilities with Libre Office, new features from Barnes and Noble, and independent bookstores in the UK talking about forming an alliance.
Meet Patti Brassard Jefferson, proprietor of PJ Boox, an exciting and innovative bookstore that features only indie and small press authors.
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
How Ingram Contents ipage (R) service offers indie authors a great way to work more effectively with bricks-and-mortar bookstores to their mutua benefit.
How networking offline can help indie authors raise awareness and build their fan base – and how to go about it.