Oct 13, 2017
Ep#72: 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.
Our weekly Self-Publishing
broadcast is brought to you by ALLi, the Alliance of
Independent Authors. This Indie Author Fringe
Highlight is one of four regular shows, which include an
ALLi Member Q&A, a beginners' salon and an advanced
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. For more
information, visit our Conference
Now, go write and publish.
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.