Self-Publishing News and Advice: Choosing the Right Pricing Strategy

This week, among other things, our AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon in November delved into what exactly is the right pricing strategy for an ebook? $9.99? $2.99? $0.99? Free?

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Austrian indie author A K Amherst shares her insights on how to attract the attention of English-speaking Germans in How to Position Your English Book in the German Market

ALLi’s Book Production piece comes from historical fiction writer, J L Gilliland, who explains why adding a map to a book will add value, interest and enjoyment, and shares her experience of doing so in How to Work with Map Artists

On discovering that someone had created and published a reading guide and book catalog for her work and was charging readers to download it, thriller writer Rachel Amphlett took matters into her own hands – How to Create a Book Catalog of Your Self-published Books & Why

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, the big hacking news from Bowker; Amazon’s robots, and their new scholarship scheme (two different news items in case you’re thinking that Amazon are giving scholarships to robots);  exploring new possibilities for storytelling formats; and the future of writing.

The self-publishing advice blog is run by the Alliance of Independent Authors, the association for author-publishers. We also publish a range of self-publishing guides.


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