Author Websites 101: Books and Merch

No matter what type of author you are and what genre you write in, there's no doubt that having a well-made website can help you promote your work and build an audience. But what should go into the development of an author website? What makes a good book website different from other types of websites? And how can you use your website to promote your books? In this article, we'll look at some key elements that any great author website needs—including services for writers who want to sell their work directly through an online store or add-on features that make it easy for visitors to subscribe to email lists or sign up for mailing list updates about new releases.

Website Contact Pages for Authors

As an author, having a website is a crucial aspect of your online presence. One of the most important pages on your website is the contact page, where your readers and potential business partners can get in touch with you. In this blog post, we will discuss what a website contact page is, why it's necessary for authors, and how an author can create one for their website.

Press Kits for Authors

If you're an author looking to promote your work, a press kit is an essential tool that can help you get the word out to potential readers and media outlets. A press kit, also known as a media kit, is a collection of materials that provide information about you, your book, and your brand to reporters, bloggers, and other media professionals.

Do Authors Need a Blog?

The world of publishing is changing rapidly, and publishing houses are adapting. In this case, "adapting" means cutting budgets for authors' publicity and marketing. It's harder than ever for an author to get noticed by readers—especially when there are so many other books out there competing for attention. One way to stand out from the crowd? Start a blog!

Your About Me Section is Not the Same as Your Bio

While you may think of your About Me section as just another page on your website, it's not. While other pages are designed to drive sales, this one should be more about how you want to be perceived by others. It's an opportunity for you to share some personal information with prospects that may help them understand why they should trust you and hire your services or products.

100 Hashtags for Authors

As an author, using hashtags can help you expand your reach, connect with your target audience, and promote your work on social media. In this blog post, we'll discuss how to use hashtags effectively for social media marketing as an author. Use Relevant Hashtags First and foremost, use relevant and specific hashtags that relate to …

2023 Q2 Goal Setting

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. It’s a new quarter, which means it’s time to set some new goals, so let’s jump straight in. I am trying something new this quarter. If you’ve been here a while, you may have become familiar with my use of Trello as a digital sort of Kanban board. This quarter, I'm changing things up and trying out Notion. So I have all my tasks listed out in their own table, I have checklists so that I can check the items off and I also have a status column that I can change it as I am going through the quarter. This also links to my dashboard page and shows up only as the things I have scheduled to do this week. Notion is complicated, but I am learning. I’ve already talked about my yearly goals in another post, so let’s jump right in and you’ll see how my quarterly goals match up with the goals I set at the beginning of the year.

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