Latest News and Resources from ALLi - Week 36 2020

Your ALLi blog round-up this week includes the second instalment of the Ultimate Guide to Mailing Lists for Authors series. We also have a Twitterchat about five-minute sales techniques with Alex Goldfayn, the International Insights column, presented by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard (TNPS), and much more.

Scroll down to read our latest updates.

Till next time,

Happy writing and publishing!

Orna

Self-Publishing Advice Roundup:

  • For the next edition of the Alliance of Independent Authors International Insights hosted by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard, we’re moving on to online book fairs. This is international insights for indie authors: online book fairs.
  • In a three-part series starting last week, the Alliance of Independent Authors #AskALLi team explores mailing lists, how to set them up, how to grow them, manage them and most importantly, build and sustain relationships and connections with your readers. This is the ultimate guide to mailing lists for indie authors part 2: mailing list growth. 
  • On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Five-Minute Sales Techniques with Alex Goldfayn.
  • And finally, in this week’s Self-Publishing News Special, ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway looks at; Author groups are worried by changes to Amazon buy button, artificial intelligence storytelling is coming but virtual reality suffers, and much more.

Lots to learn and ponder, as ever.

ALLi logoEach Thursday I bring you this round up from the self-publishing advice blog, run by the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), the non-profit association for self-publishing authors.

ALLi offers many benefits to indie authors, helping our members to publish great books and advocating for indie authors in the literary and publishing sectors.

Orna Ross
Author: Orna Ross

Orna Ross is an award-winning novelist and poet, advocate for self-publishing and, as Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, "one of the 100 most influential people in publishing" (The Bookseller).