Self-Publishing with Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) is recommended to all ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) members, in combination with other key, direct publishing services and, crucially, development of the author’s own website and platform. No self-publishing service is larger, more innovative, more influential with readers, or more useful to writers than KDP. But of course no […]
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Debut novelist Jo Ullah shares the success story of how a Kindle Scout win has got her self-publishing career off to a great start, and includes top tips on what she’s learned from the experience to help you do the same.
If you write books in a series, are you making the most of sales opportunities by listing them correctly on Amazon? A startling number of authors miss this trick – don’t be one of them! Simple instructions in this post by series author Debbie Young.
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.
Wondering whether you’ve got the price right for your ebooks? Check these 8 simple tips to help you optimise sales and profitability.
This week’s top self-publishing news stories for indie authors, including Amazon’s crackdown on fraud, Kobo’s new audio service & falling ebooks sales.
One of the things I love so much about being an indie is the tendency to end up in places you never imagined seeing yourself – whether that’s literally or metaphorically. Because as an indie, you have a certain openness to saying yes to opportunities and seeing where they lead. This week found me led […]
4 top tips gained from Amazon’s Marketing Academy – valuable information for any indie author
Should indie authors move their books from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk examines the pros and cons of Amazon’s new beta feature, KDP Paperbacks. ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by its new KDPPrint service. ALLi now recommends using KDPPrint and IngramSpark together to publish your paperback books. For a […]
To employ an irresistible seasonal pun, it is the time of year when we begin to wrap up. In the Northern Hemisphere that means putting on an extra jumper (at our end of term work party we raised environmental awareness for the cold season by having an “ugly jumper theme” and I have only just […]