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 gain access to, a few of the ALLi group discuss highlights.
What is The Conference About?
Two times a year, in March and October this online author conference uses 24 sessions over 24 hours, an extravaganza of exceptional self-publishing webinars and discussions.
The occasion attracts the primary self-publishing speakers, sponsors and followers. Competitions and giveaways, along with 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, anywhere you may be in the world.
Sessions are open to all for three free days.
#SelfPubCon Oct 2020 includes the finest self-publishing tools and innovation for indie authors, as picked by the Alliance of Independent Authors consultants and team. Tools that conserve authors to save time and money, to write and make better books, to reach more readers, and to run a much better author-publishing company.
You can still view the October 2020 SelfPubCon for FREE!
You can find out more about Access Passes here.
( ALLi members have complimentary six-month gain access to passes for the lifetime of their subscription. Members: log in to allianceindependentauthors.org and navigate to ADVICE > > CONFERENCE and follow the guidelines).
These passes are good value, in that you dont simply get access to this conference … you get access to all the conferences considering that 2018 and, in the case of the lifetime pass, all the conferences to come.
After tomorrow, youll need an access pass– readily available for six-month or life time access– in order to watch the conference.
There are simply 24-hours delegated enjoy the Self-Publishing Advice Conference for totally free– so do make time today to hop over and capture as numerous of the sessions as you can.
Why Tools and Technology?
If you havent caught it yet, then the conference has two sessions running down the top 100 tools and tech for indie authors. In the very first post, ALLis Director, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis run through the first 50 tools.
Its difficult to work without technology today– but on the other hand, theres so much of it. And it alters so regularly, its hard to understand what to invest your time in knowing and studying because its here to remain and what you ought to simply glimpse at as it powers down into oblivion.
There are some pieces of innovation, like Vellum, that have actually significantly changed the face of publishing for indie authors throughout the globe. Skin is an example of tech that has actually shaved hours of time, frustration and sweat out of our lives.
Enjoy the first 50 tools here: composing, editorial, design, production, circulation
Watch the second 50 tools here: marketing, promo, rights licensing, creative business.
Weve organized the elections as tweets you can utilize on Twitter to give a shoutout to your favorite tool.
Conference Competitions and Giveaways
Our sponsors have used some incredible rewards discount rates and offers this time.
Discount rates for All
From BetaBooks: Three people can win a totally free 2-month basic subscription to BetaBooks. Go into here
From Chatables: win an Amazon Echo Dot Enter here
From LitRing: Win an All-Access Pass to “Your Author Engine” Courses. Enter here
From PubVendo: win using Pubvendos brand-new strategy/training/coaching service. Enter here
From Emperitas: Win a consulting plan to style and program an author survey. Go into here
With the conference complete, the AskALLi team are sharing their highlights from the weekend.
Orna Ross, Director of ALLi
Ornas emphasize of the conference was:
I likewise want to give a shoutout to our sponsors. Gold sponsor Ingram Spark, revealed a new international tool and improvements to their dashboard. Prestozon, a tool for managing Amazon advertisements, was joint silver sponsor with ProWritingAid and Fictionary (both pointed out listed below and in the deep discount rates list). And we likewise adore BetaBooks (for handling your beta readers), Kobo (for their worldwide reach and exceptional publishing platform), Litring (for using giveaways to grow readers), Payhip (for offering direct), Plottr (for preparing your book), PubVendo (for handling your social media) and Written Word Media for promoting your books.
It was mind-blowing for me, there were a couple of truly option tools on the list, like Krisp, noise-cancelling innovation advised by Sacha, which cuts out background audio if youre doing a podcast or taping an audiobook. Loving The Noun Project recommended by Sarah Begley, an exceptional collection of iconography for any kins of communication– email, newsletter, book– and a visual diversity and inclusion objective. Theyre “building a worldwide visual language that joins us”, they say.
You can learn more about all of them, and their fantastic discounts and giveaways, here.
Kayleighs highlight 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 building your social following starting with who you must target (and why) all the method through to a step-by-step guide to developing social content utilizing free tools.
Sacha Black, ALLi Blog Editor
” My favourite session was the one with Fictionary and ProWritingAid– I had no idea that story modifying software had got to such a level of sophistication and Ill certainly be utilizing them the next time I modify fiction.”
A fast last tip that there are simply 24-hours left to see the Self-Publishing Advice Conference for free– so make sure you capture as a number of the sessions as you can. Oh, and if you havent already, you will require to sign up to get your FREE three-day pass, and you can sign up here.
Sachas highlight of the conference was:.
Tim Lewis, ALLi Author Member and Twitter chat host.
Tims emphasize of the conference was.
” Clayton Noblits session on Marketing Plans was life-changing for me as it not only “puts you back in the driving seat”, as he put it, however likewise reignited my interest for marketing with an exceptionally easy formula that I began to apply the minute his talk ended up!”
If you have not caught it yet, then the conference has 2 sessions running down the top 100 tools and tech for indie authors. In the very first post, ALLis Director, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis run through the first 50 tools. Prestozon, a tool for managing Amazon ads, was joint silver sponsor with ProWritingAid and Fictionary (both mentioned listed below and in the deep discounts list). Its a wonderful, extensive session about constructing your social following starting with who you must target (and why) all the way through to a detailed guide to developing social material using free tools. My conference emphasize was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a big fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co.
My conference emphasize was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a big fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co. Every time I open their programs or listen to them talk I discover something brand-new about writing and how I can use their software to make my stories much better. Theyve also used a wonderful discount to SelfPubCon participants: Just use
Debbies emphasize of the conference was.