This Week’s Highlights from the Self-Publishing Advice Blog

Self Publishing Advice centreEach Tuesday I take a look here at  highlights from my other blog, at the Alliance of Independent Authors‘s Self-Publishing Advice Center.

This week, we introduce you to Michael La Ronn, now a regular on ALLi’s podcast team. Juggling a full-time job, family-life and writing, is no easy feat, but Michael seems to take it all in his stride. He shares all in our Sunday Self-publishing Success Story

New Zealand novelist Katherine Hayton updates us on Bookfunnel’s latest development to help authors cross-promote. Read Introducing the New Bookfunnel Bundle to find out more.

At ALLi we’ve decided to release popular Indie Author Fringe speaker sessions as a podcast recording so you don’t miss out! This week we showcased my very own session “How To Sell Your Books Without Selling Your Soul”. Listen here

John Doppler helps you achieve greater online visibility by explaining more about Google’s Knowledge Panel and giving you some tips to use it. Read Increase Your Visibility With Google’s Knowledge Panel to get started.

Beta readers are important to indie authors, but many don’t use them. Richard Bradburn, managing editor of, explains the concept a little more and tells you what to look out for – What are Beta Readers and Why and How Should Indie Authors Use Them?

And last but certainly not least, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up which featured a story about Amazon’s manipulated algorithm, an ALLi member’s Arnold Bennett Prize shortlist success, new European Union copyright law, and a genre on the rise.

If you’re interested in writing or self-publishing, you might like to join our Alliance of Independent Authors.