Wondering how to attract more attention to your author website when you’re not yet a household name? Try crimewriter Barry Faulkner’s approach: set up a blog about a specialist topic of interest to potential readers of your genre instead.
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Wondering what landing pages are and whether your author website needs them? Read Jay Lemming’s concise and practical introduction to help you maximise their impact on your website.
Enjoy this month’s Advanced Self-publishing Salon in the format of your choice: podcast, video, or transcript, all accessible from this post.
How to get readers to visit more pages of your author website via a simple I-spy competition – by military history writer Russell Phillips
A gentle reminder to keep refreshing your author website, and some top tips on what to look out for, by ALLi blog editor Debbie Young.
With so many opportunities to reach readers provided by social media, is it really worth going to the time, trouble, and expense of setting up and maintaining a dedicated author website? Not only is it worthwhile, it’s crucial, says self-published US novelist Karen Myers. Here she explains why, and offers her top tips on how […]
To reach more readers with your author website, you need to optimise its visibility – which includes making sure that it’s mobile-friendly. Three internet-savvy ALLi members explain why there’s not a moment to lose in making sure your site passes muster. “Google is changing its algorithms on 21st April to penalise sites that are not […]
Whether you’re self-published or are contracted to a trade publishing house, setting up and maintaining an effective website is one of the most important steps in creating your author brand, allowing you to spread awareness of your books and communicate with your readers in a central place that is entirely under your control. But if you […]
You’re an indie author. You have a website, of course. Is it the best indie author website it can be? ALLi author member and website developer Matthew Wayne Selznick, basedin Long Beach, California, shares his five top tips to keep in mind as you design and create content for your site. Every one of these […]
Like to get more social media shares for your author blog posts? ALLi blog editor Debbie Young offers this quick and easy tip to direct more readers via Twitter to your author blog – the best showcase for all your work – even if you’re not on Twitter yourself. I’m taking as read here that you’ve […]