If you are thinking about writing and self-publishing a book, it is time to start planning your author website now. In this competitive digital age, it is more important than ever to have a website with a visual presentation that reflects the tone and literary quality of your work. Creating an author website might seem intimidating, but with the availability and ease of web technology, it is a lot easier and less costly than years past.
A simple, well-designed responsive website (visible on smartphones) can be created in a month or less. There are many “user-friendly” free sites to get you started. WordPress is the most popular platform and has easy to follow plugins that will help with anything from SEO to formatting images and video. Make sure you get a good hosting company that will provide you a site that is fast and ranks well with Google. If you enjoyed this article feel free to comment or share with other authors.
Rick Lite of Stress Free Book Marketing, stands at the forefront of the ever-changing book industry. He is a seasoned book marketing professional with over 13 years of experience in the industry. Rick’s expertise comes from tirelessly working on new and innovative ways to market his own books and CDs with his company and parent company, Stress Free Kids. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, Rick works closely with authors to create custom, robust book marketing programs. His easy-going manner provides “stress-free” support and comfort to authors going through the book marketing process for the first time. Rick is quick to share his knowledge and “insider tips” for a successful marketing campaign that will lead to increased exposure, awareness and most importantly, sales.