Two times a year the Self-Publishing Advice Conference, #SelfPubCon, runs in association with Alliance of Independent Authors and this time out the style is tools and tech. As we get in the last 24 hours of conference access, a few of the ALLi team talk about highlights.
What is The Conference About?
Two times a year, in March and October this online author conference provides 24 sessions over 24 hours, an extravaganza of exceptional self-publishing webinars and presentations.
The event draws in the foremost self-publishing speakers, sponsors and followers. Giveaways and competitors, as well as interviews, panel sessions, debates, round tables, and live-tweeting all contribute to the excitement on conference days The 24-hour running order suggests the occasion is live for you, any place you might remain in the world.
Sessions are open to all for 3 complimentary days.
#SelfPubCon Oct 2020 includes the finest self-publishing tools and innovation for indie authors, as selected by the Alliance of Independent Authors consultants and group. Tools that conserve authors to save money and time, to compose and make better books, to reach more readers, and to run a better author-publishing company.
You can still see the October 2020 SelfPubCon totally free!
These passes are great value, because you dont just get access to this conference … you get access to all the conferences given that 2018 and, in the case of the lifetime pass, all the conferences to come.
You can learn more about Access Passes here.
After tomorrow, youll need a gain access to pass– available for six-month or life time access– in order to view the conference.
( ALLi members have free six-month access passes for the life time of their membership. Members: log in to allianceindependentauthors.org and browse to ADVICE > > CONFERENCE and follow the guidelines).
There are simply 24-hours delegated see the Self-Publishing Advice Conference free of charge– so do make time today to hop over and catch as many of the sessions as you can.
Why Tools and Technology?
There are some pieces of innovation, like Vellum, that have drastically changed the face of publishing for indie authors across the globe. Vellum is an example of tech that has actually shaved hours of time, frustration and sweat out of our lives.
If you have not captured it yet, then the conference has two sessions running down the top 100 tools and tech for indie authors. In the first post, ALLis Director, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis run through the very first 50 tools.
Its tough to work without innovation today– but on the other hand, theres so much of it. And it changes so often, its tough to know what to invest your time in knowing and studying because its here to remain and what you should just glimpse at as it powers down into oblivion.
Watch the very first 50 tools here: composing, editorial, design, production, circulation
Watch the 2nd 50 tools here: marketing, promotion, rights licensing, creative business.
Weve organized the elections as tweets you can utilize on Twitter to offer a shoutout to your favorite tool.
Conference Competitions and Giveaways
Our sponsors have offered some fantastic prizes discounts and offers this time.
Discounts for All
From BetaBooks: Three individuals can win a totally free 2-month basic membership to BetaBooks. Get in here
From Chatables: win an Amazon Echo Dot Enter here
From PubVendo: win using Pubvendos new strategy/training/coaching service. Get in here
From LitRing: Win an All-Access Pass to “Your Author Engine” Courses. Get in here
From Emperitas: Win a consulting bundle to design and program an author survey. Get in here
With the conference complete, the AskALLi group are sharing their highlights from the weekend.
Orna Ross, Director of ALLi
Ornas emphasize of the conference was:
You can find out more about all of them, and their excellent discounts and giveaways, here.
gathering the leading 100 tools picked by our members, team and consultants. It was eye-opening for me, there were a few really option tools on the list, like Krisp, noise-cancelling technology advised by Sacha, which eliminates background audio if youre doing a podcast or recording an audiobook. I hadnt become aware of http://OneLook.comj which as John Doppler says is a set of “power tools for wordsmiths [and] the versatility of its conceptual thesaurus puts Roget to pity.” Loving The Noun Project advised by Sarah Begley, an exceptional collection of iconography for any kins of interaction– email, newsletter, book– and a visual variety and addition mission. Theyre “constructing a global visual language that unites us”, they say. Wonderful!
Gold sponsor Ingram Spark, announced a brand-new international tool and improvements to their control panel. Prestozon, a tool for managing Amazon advertisements, was joint silver sponsor with ProWritingAid and Fictionary (both mentioned listed below and in the deep discounts list).
Kayleighs emphasize of the conference was:
The session thats truly stood out to me so far is Social Media Follower Growth Tools and Techniques by Joshua Schwartz. Its a great, extensive session about constructing your social following beginning with who you must target (and why) all the way through to a detailed guide to developing social material utilizing totally free tools.
Sacha Black, ALLi Blog Editor
My conference emphasize was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a huge fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co. Each time I open their programs or listen to them talk I learn something new about writing and how I can use their software to make my stories much better. Theyve also used a fantastic discount rate to SelfPubCon guests: Just utilize
” Clayton Noblits session on Marketing Plans was life-altering for me as it not just “puts you back in the driving seat”, as he put it, however also reignited my interest for marketing with an extremely simple formula that I began to apply the minute his talk finished!”
Tims highlight of the conference was.
A quick last pointer that there are simply 24-hours left to enjoy the Self-Publishing Advice Conference totally free– so make sure you capture as many of the sessions as you can. Oh, and if you have not already, you will need to register to receive your FREE three-day pass, and you can sign up here.
Debbies emphasize of the conference was.
Sachas emphasize of the conference was:.
” My preferred session was the one with Fictionary and ProWritingAid– I had no idea that story modifying software application had actually got to such a level of elegance and Ill certainly be utilizing them the next time I edit fiction.”
If you havent captured it yet, then the conference has two sessions running down the top 100 tools and tech for indie authors. In the first post, ALLis Director, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis run through the first 50 tools. Prestozon, a tool for handling Amazon ads, was joint silver sponsor with ProWritingAid and Fictionary (both pointed out listed below and in the deep discounts list). Its a wonderful, in-depth session about developing your social following beginning with who you ought to target (and why) all the way through to a detailed guide to developing social material using totally free tools. My conference emphasize was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a substantial fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co.
Tim Lewis, ALLi Author Member and Twitter chat host.