Do you have a Twitter account? Do you want people to connect to your Twitter account from your author website? Then make sure you avoid these common Twitter mistakes!
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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!
Wattpad are giving viewers the chance to decide if they like the look of a series with short pilot adaptations taken from the site, while a court rules if you embed copyright-infringing content from elsewhere on your website, you may be liable, and Book Expo gets a makeover but may have forgotten a key ingredient […]
It may be counter-intuitive, but helping to promote other authors may be better for your books than promoting your own, says ALLi Partner Laurence O’Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial, in this thought-provoking and philosophical Opinion piece.
An inspiring success story from indie author and authorpreneur Ian Sutherland, who writes thrillers about cyber crime and has also developed real expertise in the use of Twitter for authors.
Award-winning historical novelist Anna Belfrage from Sweden shares the results of her experiment to determine whether Twitter is an effective tool for selling self-published books, and considers whether the return in terms of book sales is worth the time invested. To tweet or not to tweet? Let’s face it. Twitter can be severely restricting for […]
British indie author Rayne Hall, who writes fantasy and horror fiction and author guides, shares a lighthearted post about how her cat Sulu has become a valuable feline marketing assistant. Whether or not you have a cat, and whether you or not you already spend way too much time looking at cat pictures and videos online, […]
Using social media successfully is a bit like Alice travelling through Looking-Glass World – to reach your goal, you shouldn’t aim for the most obvious target. Instead, taking what might seem a less direct, more circuitous route might be more effective. Scottish self-published writer Wendy H Jones explains why overt marketing won’t help you sell […]
Ian Sutherland’s keyboard was on fire Tuesday as he fielded questions at our August #AuthorALLiChat. The Topic of conversation was how his Twitter following has grown to 40k, and he gave tips on how other authors can promote their books on Twitter without being sleazy self-promotion hounds. This is all part of our monthly Twitter Chat series with […]
As indie authors, we’re all used to dealing with people online, whether or not we’ve ever met our correspondents in real life. With the digital environment at our disposal, there’s never been a better time to be a writer, but now and again, we fall prey to its negative side, receiving unhelpful snap judgments, tersely […]