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OUR PROCESS

We work with authors like you to create and manage a digital strategy. No need to worry about the hassles of creating a website, desperately seeking “likes” on social media or even wrestling with big online retailers. We will take care of it for you through our comprehensive author web design and digital marketing services. Best of all, you can customize the services to meet your needs.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

options for author web design and strategy
Author strategy consultation  What is your goal as an author? To sell books? Collect email addresses? Spread the word? We can help you clearly define your vision and then begin your journey!

author web designCustom author website, tailored for your needs as a writer – We will work together with you on a custom site design to optimize for an end-to-end sales cycle for your books. Your new author web design will be built in WordPress, the most popular content-management system in the world.

Domain purchase assistance  We will help guide you to purchase the right URL for your new website. This can make or break your SEO and your book-marketing efforts!

Addition of your desired website content – We can help add the initial wording to all your site pages so that you're ready to launch quickly and easily.

Secure website hosting  Your site will exist on our secure, fast, and lightweight dedicated servers provided by our partner, NixiHost. You will have full cPanel-level access to your website and your files at all times. Our system will also ensure that your website is always up to date and utilizing the latest releases of WordPress. This is essential for website security, speed, and also to make sure your books are eligible to be sold 24/7.

WordPress tutorial – Watch our 1-Hour live tutorial on how you can manage the content of your new website on your own. While we are always here to help you make updates to your site (and even fully manage your site content, if you so choose), you will have full access to update your site at any time.


Basic Google Analytics setupBasic Google Analytics setup and monthly traffic report – You’ll be able to learn all about your social media and website visitors. Learn your users' locations, search terms, pages visited, and other demographic details. (For more advanced custom reporting and guidance see the advanced reporting section below.)

Quarterly touchpoints  The author book market is constantly changing and evolving. We can help you evolve with it! Our team will check in with you and provide proactive feedback and advice to increase sales.

Integration of Amazon book sales reporting – Make no mistake: being an author today requires being in business for yourself. You can view your sales and revenue any time through your website portal.


Facebook author page setup and cover photo creation  Get started on your social media journey with an author-themed Facebook account! Many of our clients have found a lot of success with consistent Facebook posting.

Monthly Facebook posting  Don’t have the time to be constantly checking in on your social media? Send us a Facebook post monthly and we will get it in front of the eyes of your followers!

Other social media account setup assistance, as requested  Would you also like a Linked-In, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram page set up? We are happy to help guide you!

Submission of your site to Google – When your new author website is launched it will automatically be submitted to Google. It will be properly optimized for your name and book title(s), and it should soon be showing up on relevant search results pages!


Initial author media setup: 1-time payment of $799

Monthly service and marketing fees: $199/month

ADDITIONAL SERVICES


author web design, and book trailerWow your audience with a movie-like trailer promoting your new book or work as an author!

As a bonus, we will help you set up a your own YouTube channel where you can share your trailer and embed it on your website!

$699 1-time fee


author web design, and book cover designNeed a gorgeous cover for your new book? We can help you with that too! In addition to author web design, our team is skilled in helping authors convey their writing through beautiful, unique, and poignant cover designs.

$599 1-time fee


You know you can write a book. But how about marketing copy? We got this. We can write content for your website, blog, or social media platforms. We will make sure it's:

• Exactly the right length
• Attention-grabbing and visually interesting
• SEO-optimized
• Driving a user to take a recommended action

This can be utilized for a 1-time fee, or as an ongoing service.


Your site is already going to show up on searches for your name and book title. But what about other commonly-searched terms among your prospective readers? How do you make sure people who are looking for books like yours find your website?

Through our advanced search engine optimization work, you will get:

• Keyword research
• Recommended keywords based on a mathematical formula around number of searches per month and level of competition
• Incorporation of those keywords into corresponding site pages
• Guidance on how to create blog posts around other prospective keywords
• An increase in organic (FREE) site traffic!


CONTACT US FOR RATES


Getting your book listed on major retailers can be a minefield. Whether it's getting your author page set up on Amazon, preparing your book for sale, or account creation, we are happy to help!

Interested in a free consultation?