On today's ALLi Self-Publishing News we ask, how do we get paid for the items we create when the people who enjoy them don’t purchase things item by item? And specifically, how does TikTok pay creators?
KDP limits titles, and we learn how tricky it can be to legislate technology. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
A shadow library lawsuit shows the struggle subscription services face in tackling scammers. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
Kindle Unlimited raises its subscription rate. Association of American Publishers lays out publishing's questions on AI.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about KDP Select or Wide?
Apple launches a subscription news service and Patreon changes its fee structure while artificial intelligence writes novels.
Unsure of the best distribution strategy for your books - to go exclusive with KDP Select or to go wide with other distribution platforms? John Doppler explains the concepts, with helpful input from Mark Coker and Joanna Penn.
Spend a useful half-hour listening to ALLi's latest Beginning Self-publishing Podcast to pick up top tips on book pricing, including royalty rates on different platforms, the value and use of permafree, and countdown deals.
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.
Is it still worth doing KDP free promotion days if your books are in KDP Select? Indie author and director of Heddon Publishing thinks it is - and offers her top tips on how to make the most of this continuing book promotion opportunity.
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.
A glitch on KDP's site revealed a surprise: an option for an as-yet-unimplemented 50% royalty rate. What does this mean for indie authors?