It may be counter-intuitive, but helping to promote other authors may be better for your books than promoting your own, says ALLi Partner Laurence O’Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial, in this thought-provoking and philosophical Opinion piece.
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Facebook has changed the way it decides what shows up in your newsfeed to avoid content from businesses, but what does that mean for indies? And Amazon has been tinkering with KDP.
This week’s essential self-publishing news round-up from ALLi includes positive developments at Smashwords, perspectives on piracy, and a new survey about Facebook ads for authors.
Here’s a chance for you to take part in an important new survey about the effectiveness of Facebook advertising for indie authors – don’t miss out!
Why partnership for authors doesn’t always mean parting with cash – how you can benefit from the hive’s wisdom and generosity via our Facebook group
Reports of the death of Facebook author pages are greatly exaggerated – although their reach doesn’t match the potential of paid FB ads, here’s one easy way to make yours more effective
It is a week since my office burned down as I write this, and our whole faculty is currently working from a basement, which makes us feel rather like MI6 in Skyfall. One of the things that has amazed me is that, despite having to start essentially from scratch – even having to figure out, […]
Well, that was a week. Apologies if any of this is incoherent at all – just as I was sitting down to write this, the building where I do my day job decided to burn down. Well, it didn’t decide, there was an electrical thing. But the upshot is I spent my afternoon coordinating emergency […]
One of the hottest topics in book promotion right now is the use of strategic Facebook advertising to build your author mailing list. While this has proven a hugely successful technique for some self-published authors, such as Mark Dawson, whose highly-regarded course helps other authors emulate his success, it’s by no means a one-size-fits-all solution. Facebook Ads […]
Historical crime writer Angela Buckley explains why it’s a great idea to hold an online launch for an indie book, and shares her top tips on successful Facebook launches, based on her own experience with her new non-fiction title, Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders, which reached an astonishing 5,000 people. Online Facebook events […]