Instagram not only is the perfect place to find and grow your audience, but it is an incredibly useful platform to connect with other authors across the world. In today's article, the Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes Suzie Speaks, social media manager to discuss how to use instagram to boost your reader engagement.
Billie Eilish's low sales and large social media presence cause publishers to ponder the truth about social media for writers as a new survey from Oxford Brookes University asks writers for their answer to that same question.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about TikTok for Authors with Dianna Gunn
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Networking as an author
Social media is one of the most effective ways for authors to reach readers and amplify their message at the same time. In this advanced salon, Orna and Joanna cover how to use social media creatively and mindfully, including broadcasting versus engagement, tools and tech, and how to measure success.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday create a shopping frenzy every year. But how can we writers capitalize on that frenzy and get books to the front and centre of people's minds? Well, Partner member and CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. Penny Sansevieri, is here to show you how to sell your books in the holidays.
What can you do today to master social media book marketing strategies? Which strategies work and which are a waste…
Can you tell which social media promotion services deserve a piece of your marketing budget? We'll show you how to quickly identify the best services.
Social media. Love it or hate it, there’s no getting away from it. Whether you’re using it because you feel you have to or because you’re a social media addict who can’t get enough, there is a role for social media for indie authors. In today's post, author member Rachel McCollin teaches us how to avoid wasting writing time.
Facebook pages are a staple of every indie author's marketing box. Whether it's for advertising or organic reach, they've been a vital asset for years. But with an increasingly saturated Facebook feed, the organic reach you're able to get without paying has shrunk to virtually nothing. ALLi author member Maggie Lynch shares her top tips for boosting organic Facebook reach for authors.
Wondering how to get more mileage from your Twitter account? Consider hosting a Twitter chat - not as hard as it sounds, once you read social media expert Tim Lewis's simple guide. Join ALLi's new weekly Twitter chat too - every Tuesday 8pm BST - #IndieAuthorChat.
Ever felt silly for not being more of a technology expert? Don't let others get you down, says Barb Drozdowich - it's for the others to change their vocabulary and be more understanding, especially on social media.