Twice a year the Self-Publishing Guidance 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, some of the ALLi team speak about highlights.
What is The Conference About?
Twice a year, in March and October this online author conference provides 24 sessions over 24 hours, an extravaganza of exceptional self-publishing webinars and discussions.
The event attracts the foremost self-publishing speakers, fans and sponsors. Giveaways and competitions, along with interviews, panel sessions, debates, round tables, and live-tweeting all add to the enjoyment on conference days The 24-hour running order suggests the occasion is live for you, any place you may be in the world.
Sessions are open to all for 3 complimentary days.
#SelfPubCon Oct 2020 features the best self-publishing tools and technology for indie authors, as selected by the Alliance of Independent Authors consultants and team. Tools that save authors to conserve time and money, to write and make better books, to reach more readers, and to run a better author-publishing company.
You can still see the October 2020 SelfPubCon free of charge!
After tomorrow, youll require a gain access to pass– available for six-month or life time gain access to– in order to see the conference.
These passes are great value, because you do not just get access to this conference … you get access to all the conferences considering that 2018 and, in the case of the life time pass, all the conferences to come.
There are simply 24-hours delegated watch the Self-Publishing Advice Conference free of charge– so do make time today to hop over and capture as a number of the sessions as you can.
You can learn more about Access Passes here.
( ALLi members have complimentary six-month gain access to passes for the lifetime of their membership. Members: log in to allianceindependentauthors.org and navigate to ADVICE > > CONFERENCE and follow the instructions).
Why Tools and Technology?
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 very first 50 tools.
There are some pieces of technology, like Vellum, that have actually radically altered the face of publishing for indie authors throughout the globe. Skin is an example of tech that has actually shaved hours of time, disappointment and sweat out of our lives.
Its tough to work without technology today– but on the other hand, theres so much of it. And it changes so regularly, its difficult to understand what to invest your time in learning and studying because its here to stay and what you should just glimpse at as it powers down into oblivion.
See the first 50 tools here: writing, editorial, style, production, distribution
Weve organized the nominations as tweets you can utilize on Twitter to give a shoutout to your preferred tool.
See the 2nd 50 tools here: marketing, promo, rights licensing, creative enterprise.
Conference Competitions and Giveaways
Our sponsors have used some magnificent rewards discount rates and deals this time.
Discount rates for All
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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 study. Get in 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:
You can learn more about all of them, and their excellent discount rates and free gifts, here.
pulling together the leading 100 tools selected by our members, group and consultants. It was mind-blowing for me, there were a few really 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. I hadnt become aware of http://OneLook.comj which as John Doppler states is a set of “power tools for wordsmiths [and] the flexibility of its conceptual thesaurus puts Roget to shame.” Likewise caring The Noun Project recommended by Sarah Begley, an exceptional collection of iconography for any kins of communication– e-mail, newsletter, book– and a visual variety and addition mission. Theyre “building an international visual language that unites us”, they say. Marvellous!
Gold sponsor Ingram Spark, revealed a new worldwide tool and enhancements to their dashboard. Prestozon, a tool for handling Amazon ads, was joint silver sponsor with ProWritingAid and Fictionary (both discussed below and in the deep discount rates list).
Kayleighs emphasize of the conference was:
The session thats actually stood out to me so far is Social Media Follower Growth Tools and Techniques by Joshua Schwartz. Its a great, thorough session about developing your social following starting with who you ought to target (and why) all the way through to a detailed guide to creating social material using totally free tools.
Sacha Black, ALLi Blog Editor
” 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, but likewise reignited my enthusiasm for marketing with an incredibly easy formula that I began to apply the minute his talk ended up!”
” My favourite session was the one with Fictionary and ProWritingAid– I had no idea that story editing software had actually got to such a level of elegance and Ill definitely be using them the next time I modify fiction.”
Tims highlight of the conference was.
My conference highlight was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a huge fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co. Every time I open their programs or listen to them talk I learn something brand-new about writing and how I can use their software to make my stories much better. Theyve also offered a great discount rate to SelfPubCon participants: Just use
Debbies highlight of the conference was.
If you havent captured it yet, then the conference has two sessions running down the leading 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. 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 great, in-depth session about developing your social following beginning with who you should target (and why) all the method through to a step-by-step guide to developing social material using totally free tools. My conference highlight was “Two Tools to Aid Self-Editing: Pro Writing Aid and Fictionary” Im a big fan of both ProWritingAid and Fictionary.co.
Tim Lewis, ALLi Author Member and Twitter chat host.
A fast last suggestion that there are just 24-hours delegated enjoy the Self-Publishing Advice Conference for complimentary– so make certain you catch as numerous of the sessions as you can. Oh, and if you have not currently, you will require to register to get your FREE three-day pass, and you can sign up here.
Sachas emphasize of the conference was:.