Squarespace Vs Self-Hosted Author Websites

Squarespace is one of the popular blogging platforms. For authors looking to start their own website or blog, this platform seems like a good place to get started. Unfortunately, many writers eventually discover the disadvantages of using Squarespace soon after

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5 Common Mistakes that Limit Marketing Potential of Author Websites

There has never been a more appropriate time to become an author. Thanks to the internet, you can now easily, write, publish, market and sell your work right from your computer. With the right marketing, every indie author now has

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7 Reasons to switch from wordpress.com to a self-hosted wordpress author website

Self-hosting an author website can be a great challenge for many authors, that’s why most people decide to start their careers easily and they go ahead and create a site on wordpress.com If you are thinking about launching an author

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7 Goodreads Marketing Ideas to promote your book

As of today Goodreads has approximately 50 million users. It is known as the largest website for readers and book recommendations, and its goal is to help people find and share books they like. The reason of Goodreads popularity is

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Author Branding: Complete Guide to Building a Powerful Author Brand

Can you easily describe why your work is important and what makes it stand out from other writers work? Standing out as an indie author and attracting the right audience starts with recognizing the value that only you can offer

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110 Book Marketing Ideas for Self-published Authors

Have you run out of ideas on how to promote your book? We’ve compiled a list of 110 book marketing ideas, so you can promote your book in ways that might not have occurred to you. This list is available

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10 Tips for Achieving a Successful Author Website

Nowadays, having a successful author website is imperative. They give you credibility and they act as a node on the web where readers have the possibility to buy your books, connect with you on social networks or through a simple

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7 Easy Ways to Drive Targeted Traffic to Your Author Website or Blog

Every 21st century indie author must have a web presence which includes a website. Having social media accounts is ok. But having a website gives you a centralized place where your readers and the media can catch you. An author

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12 Hints Your Author Website Needs to be Redesigned Today

When was the last time you carefully analyzed your author website? Not as its owner, but as a user. You might be surprised by how hard (or easy) your website is to use. Although website visitors needs constantly change, the

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8 Important Sections to Include in your Book Marketing Plan

Every indie author wears many hats. Besides being a writer, you must also be a business owner. This means that you need to have relevant skills in planning, management and marketing if your work is to reach your target readers.

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Choosing the Best Domain Name for Your Author Website

Authors are increasingly launching their own websites to reach a larger audience and sell their works. One of the most important steps to take when launching your author website is the selection of a domain name. A domain name is

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How to Build an Author Platform

In simple words, an Author Platform is the ability to sell books because of who you are or who you can reach. In today’s ultra-competitive book market, an author’s success is determined by more than just the quality of their work.

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How to Market a Book

If you’re a writer and you’ve got a book that you’d like to self publish, you may be wondering how to market a book. To give themselves the best opportunity, successful self-publishing authors often consider marketing their book before they

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10 Inspirational Mystery Book Covers

Because getting your mystery book cover design right for your next book is essential, here’s a list of some best-selling examples. We hope you find them inspirational! Feel free to comment and share your samples at the bottom of this

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9 Inspiring Romance Author Website Designs

Looking for inspiring author website designs? Are you planning on getting your romance author website built? Being serious about your author platform is key for success, and trust me, these romance authors know what they are doing with their websites.

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