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Author Websites: What to Include? Revisited!

Back in 2012, I wrote an article for this site titled, "Author & Book Websites: What to Include?" Lots of things have changed with the internet with respect to author websites over the last six years, so I thought it was time to revisit the topic!  What do you include in an author website these days? And how is it different than what I wrote Read more...

Author Websites for Experts: What to Include

Many experts in their field, be it scientific, business-related, personal-growth-related, or otherwise, often write a book at some point in their career.  Either they self-publish as a way to create a resource cataloging their knowledge to-date to share with others, or they're tapped by a publisher to do the same. Author websites for experts are a little different than author websites for novelists as you Read more...

Great Author Websites: 5 Ways to Use Images Creatively

Henry David Thoreau Quote (From Kathleen Conklin on Flickr) Website content with images is more interesting & engaging + more likely to be shared. It's so simple! Just put images with your content! Right? But what if you're an author -- authors often have lots of words, but not many pictures -- it's the nature of the gig. What do you do then? Read more...

The Best Author Website Content: 5 Recommendations

When I work with authors, there isn't usually a dearth of material for their website...  they've usually already come up with some focused content about their book(s) and themselves for the jacket if nothing else. But often it isn't designed for the web -- sometimes it's too wordy, sometimes it's too generic, sometimes it doesn't target their audience with key phrases to bring search traffic Read more...

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