Smart Author Sites

Smart Author Sites

Comprehensive website strategy services for authors
Clientele
Since our inception in 2006, we have worked with nearly 500 authors in all sorts of genres. We have built websites for self-published and those who went through a publishing house. Just a small sample...
Services
Building an author website requires a comprehensive plan for strategy and execution. Here are the services we provide as part of our websites for authors. Pre-Launch Services Websites for Authors Site Strategy Consultation What is the...
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Great! You're ready to get started on the perfect website to promote yourself and your book. So here's where you begin ... Simply enter your information below and you're well on your way! You should...

An Author Website Is More Than Just Design

In order to be successful in today’s publishing world, an author needs a web presence. But building an author website requires more than just creating something pretty. Each author needs a unique brand, strategy and vision of online success. And that can be drastically different from one author to another. For some, it’s selling books online. For others, it’s building a following, finding a traditional publisher, or something else completely. Here at Smart Author Sites, we help each author craft their own unique plan, and help them achieve that success through a custom author website.

We will help you from ideation through post launch — everything from making branding and site strategy decisions, creating a site map and outlining a content plan, optimizing the site for search engines, and more. Plus, we will work with you after the site launches to review your analytics and provide expert insight on what’s working and what isn’t. We will help you continue to fine-tune the site so that it grows with you as you publish more books, snag a book deal and more.

Contact us today for your free consultation.

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