Posted on 08/04/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have been hearing for quite some time now that email newsletters are worthwhile marketing tools. But the concept of...

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Posted on 08/03/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you know you’re in the right, official letters from a big organization asking for proof or verification can...

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Posted on 07/27/2021 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors wants to make one thing clear: considering comparable titles and authors isn’t a value comparison....

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Posted on 07/25/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A common topic in posts from self-publishing experts is fear. In this one, Joanna Penn and Orna Ross remind writers...

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Posted on 07/20/2021 at 09:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors hosts a weekly Q&A podcast in which its members submit questions to the experts. Most...

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Posted on 07/19/2021 at 03:36 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Working hard and working aggressively are both often glamorized. But, if done all the time, neither is ultimately productive —...

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Posted on 07/13/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Search engine optimization may sound like something that requires a high-tech degree. But the Alliance of Independent Authors assures you...

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Posted on 07/09/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While independent authors have much greater flexibility in when they release their books, there are still some seasonal patterns they...

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Posted on 07/06/2021 at 04:25 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors has released another ultimate guide for self-published writers, this time on the topic of preorders....

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Posted on 07/02/2021 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Growing up, you were probably told at least once (if not more) not to compare yourselves to others. Orna Ross...

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