In an ever-changing industry, lots of marketing tactics go in and out of fashion more often than I have hot dinners. But sometimes marketing isn't about generating sales, but growing awareness and building an audience. ALLi author member Sue Wickstead explains why you should do an indie author blog tour.
A heartening story of how children's author Karen Inglis has made her way to the top of the Amazon UK charts in paperback and ebook with her self-published adventure stories such as "The Secret Lake"
Ever used relevant Awareness Days to you market and promote your self-published books? Pick up top tips and ideas from children's author Jude Lennon, who shares her own experience of doing so here.
A heartwarming case study of how self-publishing empowered a special project that has made a real difference to the life of its autistic young co-author - resulting in books that fill a real gap in the market.
In this week's Sunday Self-publishing Success Story, versatile award-winning author of factual writing and fiction, Ann Brady, shares her top tips for productivity and focus as an indie author.
Do you write for children and young adults? Need ways to reach both young readers and parents who hold the pursestrings? Zoe Sadler offers top tips on using book festivals for this.
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
ALLi's Children's Author Advisor Karen Inglis shares the secrets behind her success, which will be inspiring and informative whether or not you write for children.
How and why former Dubai hotelier Stuart Reid took up writing for children and launched a whole new career
A heartwarming post by indie author Julie Day, who has Asperger's Syndrome, about her new Rainbow School series of books for children with special needs
Interesting and inspiring case study of an indie author who has applied her career experience to write non-fiction books for and about children with special needs.