No matter what stage you’re at in your indie author journey, it’s worth checking this list of 7 classic marketing errors made by self-publishing authors as they try to make their books discoverable in a crowded marketplace
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Wondering about the best way to deal with genuine online bullying? Indie author Chrissie Parker, herself a victim of persistent online harassment, shares her top coping mechanisms.
Feeling jaded with Twitter? Read this refreshing post by Helen Baggott, who as an ALLi Partner member speaks about Twitter with the perspective of an editor – and potential new reader for your self-published books!
With more than 77% of the world’s search traffic handled by Google, high visibility on that search engine is critical. There’s more to visibilty than just a first-page listing on Google, however. One of the most effective ways to increase your visibility in Google is with a Knowledge Panel. Knowledge Panels are eye-catching features that […]
If you have ever used the internet, you’ve likely encountered the ubiquitous troll. Trolling has, unfortunately, become an indelible part of the internet landscape. But are all trolls the same?
Why partnership for authors doesn’t always mean parting with cash – how you can benefit from the hive’s wisdom and generosity via our Facebook group
Are you getting value for money for any add-on services from a self-publishing services provider? Do you even need them? ALLi Watchdog John Doppler provides a handy checklist to help you sidestep potential pitfalls.
Way back when, before the internet started to reach saturation point with bloggers, taking part in blog hops and other blog-related events was all the rage to help indie authors reach a wider audience with their self-published books. Now many authors are wondering whether these practices are worth the effort, because although they generally cost nothing […]
PLEASE NOTE: SINCE LORNA SIXSMITH WROTE THIS HELPFUL ARTICLE, THE BLAB SERVICE HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN CLOSED DOWN. (We’re just leaving this article up because we don’t want you to have the frustration of following a dead link to it and getting a “Page not found” message!) Social media coach and successful Irish indie author Lorna […]
British indie author Timothy Lewis, who also runs the Begin Self-publishing Podcast, reports on the recent Social Media Marketing World conference in San Diego, USA. For the second year in a row I have flown all the way from London to San Diego to attend Social Media Marketing World. My books don’t make anywhere enough […]