For this week’s edition of the Alliance of Independent Authors International Insights hosted by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard, we’re moving on to indie friendly aggregators.
Barnes and Noble struggle with royalties to ebook distribution platforms, Patreon lays off staff, and good news for bokosellers might not be what it seems.
The CASE Act comes one step closer to becoming law and allowing authors to pursue damages for copyright infringement through the small claims courts.
Wondering how to set up local book links for your ebooks to direct readers towards the right online store for their country of residence? Russell Phillips describes some easy ways to do this on your author website.
Bogota Book Fair opens its doors to indies, StreeLib opens 20 new portals & there are new offerings from Smashwords and Draft2Digital.
Wondering the best way to distribute your self-published books - sticking with Amazon's exclusive deals or going wide? Rosalind Minett's case study explains why going wide - and going direct with Kobo - works best for her.
Piracy is in the news this week, with file sharing site oceanofpdf taken offline and a new study that posits a direct link between piracy and reduced sales.
Top stories from this week's news round-up include reflections on the 10th anniversary of the Kindle, the future post-Pronoun, and a new study of how readers view Amazon's book pages.
Now that Pronoun is closing, where should authors turn for distribution? ALLi's Watchdog Desk compares ebook distributors to see how they stack up to Pronoun.
Libraries are magical places. I am absurdly lucky in Oxford to spend a great deal of time in some of the most remarkable reading rooms in the world, from the eccentric rotunda of the Radcliffe Camera to thousands of the…
Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Advanced Self-Publishing Salon, a live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.
Why indie authors should add audiobooks to their catalogue - and how to do it in an affordable manner