Author Page: 5 Sites You Should Consider Having One On

I often hear the term “author page” thrown around by clients as something they should have. I think it’s important that I first define what an author page is — and why it’s not the same thing as an author website. The term author page refers to one page on the …

7 Ways to Speed Up Your Author Website

So your site is loading slowly. You’re not alone. Nearly everyone — from time to time — has dealt with a slow-loading site that is turning off potential readers. In fact, here’s a stat that you should be aware of: according to a report by the Microsoft Bing search team, …

March in Review: 5 Good Reads for Authors

Happy April! Here’s what you might have missed in March. It’s time to catch up on your reading. Presenting … 5 Good Reads for Authors Good Reads for Authors, March 2017 1. Should Indie Authors Publish Exclusively With Amazon or Not? A new report from Author Earnings doesn’t completely answer …

Author Marketing Plans: Why Yours Should Be Unique

Are you looking for ready-made author marketing plans? Hoping to find a simple checklist that tells you everything you need to do to get your book out there to a wide audience? Well, sorry … I have some bad news for you. Why Author Marketing Plans Need to Be Customized …

Vanity Publishing and Self Publishing: What’s the Difference?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last decade, you know a fair amount about self publishing. And if you’re over the age of 40, you probably have heard about vanity publishing as well — and likely not in a positive way. Just the name itself is awful …

Articles for Authors: What You Might Have Missed in February

Happy March, everyone.  Since February came and went so quickly, you may have missed some of these really helpful articles for authors – put together from various places across the web. Here are five our our favorites. 5 Must-Read Articles for Authors The Indie Author’s Guide to Customer Reviews How …

I Want to Stop Blogging. Now What?

I’ve been building websites for authors for over a decade. Many of them were built with blogs. So it’s not surprising that after all this time, I occasionally get the question, “I want to stop blogging. Is that okay? Will it hurt book sales?” Look, unless you are a professional blogger …

Good Reads for Authors from January (No Pun Intended)

Another month has come and gone. And with that in mind, here’s a list of the good reads (and no, I don’t mean GoodReads) for authors and writers that were published in January. If you missed any of these, now’s the time to go back and make sure you don’t …