Why You Should NOT Make Your Own Book Cover

If you are an indie author who feels tempted to give it a try and make your own book cover then you should continue reading! If you’re wondering and asking yourself “should I do it?” Let me tell you something… Unless

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How to verify if your author website is mobile ready?

Cellphones have a huge impact in the world. First of all, everybody has a smartphone on top and we are all connected, constantly looking for information online. Believe it or not, in many countries there are more cellphones than PCs

The Importance of Responsive Web Design in an Author Website

With the growth of tablets and smartphones, it is vital that your author website is mobile friendly, so your visitors can read and know about you regardless what type of device they are using. 1. Mobile Usage is growing Nowadays,

Creating an Author Website

Before the internet, professional authors found it hard to promote and sell their work. Getting worldwide exposure required huge financial investments and travel. Today, getting such exposure can be achieved at the comfort of your home and you don’t need

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7 Great Book Author Website Templates

One of the most important items that any serious author should consider when building an author platform is an author website. After getting web-hosting and a domain name, you need to think about author website templates. What is a website

8 Book Cover Design Tips for Indie Authors

After reading so many messages in forums and social media how hard is to get your book cover right when you’re self-published, we’ve decided to create this article with a list of book cover design tips, so you don’t have

6 Ways Your Author Website Can Catapult Your Writing Career

A wee bit of research into how authors utilize and view their websites is a real eye opener. Unfortunately, numerous writers have created a website as part of their online marketing scheme. Someone told them it was a necessary feature

Why Design is so Important for your Author Website

When it comes to selling a book to an agent or a publisher, the book itself has much less to do with the process than you might think. Many times, the acquisition process focuses much more on the messaging about

26 Inspirational Best-selling Author Website Designs

Are you looking for author website design inspiration for your future site? Do you want to redesign and revamp your current author website? Well, we’ve gathered some of the best examples for you and they all have 1 thing in

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5 Key Elements Any Literary Agent Wants to See in an Author Website

Literary agents are some of the most important people in an author’s career . It is therefore important to focus on areas that will qualify your work in a literary agent’s eyes. The strength of your story is the difference

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Why Your Facebook Page Can Never Take the Place of an Author Website

Many authors fail to understand the importance of building a solid and resourceful website due to the huge number of individuals already using Facebook. After all, why not use Facebook since this is where everyone is spending their time? The

Author Websites Platform: Wix vs WordPress

This topic is one of the most discussed in message boards, Facebook and Linkedin Groups.

Sometimes authors have no clue whether they should self-host their sites using Wordpress or use free site builders like Wix or Weebly.

How to integrate Mailchimp into WordPress

This is a question many authors ask when setting up their own author website using wordpress as their content management system. Having a newsletter system set up is probably one of the most important things to include in any writer

10 Reasons Why Authors should have their Own Website

You already work pretty hard writing your book. You have a strong online presence through Facebook and other social media channels. Why would you want to put effort and energy into publishing and maintaining your own website as well? Here

14 Great Author Websites that Do The Business

In this article you’ll find a list of 14 great author websites that WORK. These authors are making millions of dollars selling their books and their websites are doing the business, they have all the elements necessary to connect with