In a week where apps dominate self-publishing news, Kobo Plus in Canada celebrates its 1st year with interesting insights into subscription readers' habits. INKR makes comics more accessible across languages. And AppSumo launches its Book Author Collection of apps.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Selling books in Canada with Mark Leslie Lefebvre
Bookbub introduce "related authors" feature for ads, Kobo introduces unlimited streaming, and Mark Dawson raises questions over chart position tactics.
Kobo turns 10, new projects look to improve literacy, and we look at what Brexit might mean for indies.
An in depth news report from Futurebook 19 looking at what the conference had to teach indies with a focus on data and events.
The CASE Act comes one step closer to becoming law and allowing authors to pursue damages for copyright infringement through the small claims courts.
New research shows the books world is not as ready as it could be for artificial intelligence and Amazon launch a Kindle for kids.
It's now possible to publish audiobooks direct through your Kobo Writing Life dashboard, and Wattpad launch new opportunities in Brazil.
Thinking of going wide? (ie self-publishing on more than a single platform) Already wide and wondering how to make your global marketing more effective? This interview by ALLi Director Orna Ross with Rakuten Kobo's Christine Munroe will provide invaluable help, whatever stage you're at.
The European Union's copyright reform legislation passed last week. Many bodies representing authors and publishers are delighted. Many internet freedom campaigners are devastated. What does this mean for you. Also, interesting developments at Amazon.
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss the latest news…
Walmart is going into the ebook market in a big way including audiobook subscription, thanks to a new partnership with Rakuten's Kobo and Overdrive. And Amazon has finally merged KDP Print and Createspace.