AskALLi: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast
About This Show
Are you new to self-publishing? Or a seasoned indie author who wants to cut through the noise to get only the most up-to-date and important self-publishing advice?
The “AskALLi Podcast" is brought to you by the most trusted name in self-publishing, the non-profit Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).
1st Tuesdays: Highlight from ALLi's Indie Author Fringe online conference. A presentation from an industry expert or successful indie author on making great books and reaching more readers. All levels.
2nd Tuesdays: ALLi Member Q&A: Answers to members' current self-publishing queries, hosted by ALLi team members, Debbie Young and David Penny. Only ALLi Members can submit questions but all are welcome to listen and learn. All levels.
3rd Tuesdays: Beginners' Self-Publishing Salon. Best practice advice on one of the seven stages of publishing, hosted by ALLi team members, Jay Artale and Michael La Ronn. Level: Authors new to self-publishing.
Last Tuesdays: Advanced Self-Publishing Salon hosted by ALLi Director Orna Ross and Advisor Joanna Penn. Top tips, tools and trends, with analysis of the latest self-publishing news. Level: More experienced indie authors.
All interviews, advice and recommended services are vetted by ALLi’s Watchdog Desk. Self-publishing is a fast changing world but you can trust us to bring you only the best and most actionable ideas and insights, tools and techniques: what we know is working for authors right now.
For a minimal time investment each week, you can keep up to date with the expanding range of opportunities for authors, then go back to your writing and publishing.
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The podcast is one of the many services for indie authors in ALLi's Self-Publishing Advice Center: http://selfpublishingadvice.org
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Most Recent Episode
Fringe Highlight: Author Tools To Reach Your Readers w/ Carla King
7 days ago
Ep#71: This week we're showcasing the session "Author Tools to Reach Readers with Carla King"
Carla King is the author of the Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors. She has collated the best tools you can use to reach more readers and build your fan base, whatever your genre. These tools are easily integrated into your website and let you listen and respond to readers, attract and reward fans, and sell direct.
Topics Discussed in this Session:
Getting reviews with Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs)
Giveaways tools for Authors
Selling your book direct
Selling your book as a subscription
E-Commerce Options for Authors
How authors can use Gumroad
Become a Content Curator using Aer.io
Beta publishing with Leanpub
Integrating HTML Widgets into Your Website
This session was hosted by Carla King who is the creator of the Self-Publishing Boot Camp books and workshops and founder of Author Friendly, a resource, education, and service center for self-publishers and small presses. Her comprehensive Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors is now in its fourth edition. She has written for Bowker’s Self-Published Author, Bookworks, PBS MediaShift, and hosts a popular blog at AuthorFriendly.com. Carla also penned the Book Formatting, Book Distribution, and Book Discovery guides for IngramSpark, where she is on the advisory board.
More Information about our Indie Author Fringe free online conference:
If you're not familiar with our Fringe event, it's three-times a year, online conference for self-publishing authors, brought to you by the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), and fringe to the major global publishing fairs; London Book Fair, BookExp, and Frankfurt Book Fair.
ALLi brings together the most up-to-date self-publishing education and information available and broadcasts it to authors everywhere. Running 24 sessions over 24 continuous hours allows our members, and other authors round the globe, to attend sessions, no matter where they’re located.
You've been listening to an Indie Author Fringe highlight presentation for the AskALLi Self-Publishing Advice broadcast, brought to you by the Alliance of Independent Authors.
As well as bringing you highlights from the Fringe conference, our weekly show features a beginners and advanced self-publishing salon and a Member Q&A, where ALLi members have their most pressing questions answered. All our broadcasts are designed to keep you up to date with