Effective outsourcing is a skill in itself, and it can be daunting. Jyotsna Ramachamdran offers expert advice on how to outsource your requirements in a way that will ensure the best end result for your self-publishing project.
Dog Ear Publishing's failure to pay royalties and refusal to respond to inquiries warrants our most severe level of caution, the Watchdog Advisory.
Celebrating the launch of the 2019 ALLi Self-publishing Services Directory, with a link to view, download and print it for your own reference, to help you choose the best services to make your self-published books the best they can be.
It's true that authors have more information at their fingertips than ever before. Why, then, do authors keep falling for scams and schemes from the same exploitative companies?
This extract from ALLi's Guidebook on Choosing the Best Self-publishing Services is a powerful reminder of the many benefits the modern form of self-publishing offers indie authors in the digital age
Popular advice states that in any publishing relationship, money should flow toward the author. But what does that mean, exactly?
Want to be sure you won't get ripped off by a service provider you're thinking of using as part of your indie author business? Read this handy checklist of 10 key questions to ask to help you steer clear of the sharks.
An experienced publishing consultant and service provider in Australia, Dixie Carlton, considers the changing nature of publishing services for indie authors and predicts the rise of a new coaching-based service that puts the author firmly in control
Most indie authors will at some point commission third-party services to help them make their books the best they can be.…
A handy summary of ALLi Watchdog John Doppler's best practice advice for self-publishers everywhere, to help you get the most out of self-publishing services and to avoid the traps and scams.
It's November already. You probably don't need me to tell you what that means. If you're a writer, the passing of…
Too many self-publishers want to offload marketing tasks but the Alliance of Independent Authors recommends understanding where your book fits in the marketplace and how to sell it first.