Photo by 96dpi via FlickrWhether you create your own author website or we create one for you, we want to give you the best tools possible to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for all the world to read. Here’s our latest links roundup with a bunch of helpful hints about social media for writers.

30 amazing free web fonts via Creative Bloq—Trying to find Web-based fonts that fit your personality—and will be seen by your site visitors—can be overwhelming. Arial and Times New Roman are classic fonts, but will they impress? Take a look these favored Web-based fonts for some inspiration.

Ultimate Free Toolkit for Internet Web Ninjas via Design Junction—If you’ve decided to take building your author website into your own hands, you’ll need the right tools to make something great and wow your potential readers. Here are some free design goodies to get you started.

Top design mistakes that will destroy your website’s SEO via—The SEO dance can be a tricky one. You want your site to look great, but you don’t want aesthetics to completely bury your awesome content away from search engines. Brad Shorr offers tips on keeping your site appealing to visitors without sacrificing your SEO.

Short Cuts: 7 Twitter Tips for Writers via LitReactor—Many would argue that the constant and seemingly random sharing of thoughts on social media is a waste of time. But the truth is, Twitter is an incredibly powerful instrument for writers trying to promote themselves and their writing online. Cath Murphy provides 7 tips for writers using Twitter.

The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened via Copyblogger—A mailing list remains one of the best marketing tools out there. You want to make sure that the emails you’re composing for your mailing list are opened and read. You can try looking through your own inbox to see which subject lines grab your attention; you can also take a look at Sean Platt’s insightful article.

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  1. jeanne Meeks

    thanks for the Twitter suggestions. I’ll give it a try.

  2. P.J Roscoe

    A very interesting and thoughtprovoking array of articles – especially like the twitter one, because I’ve been on it for about 18 months and still no idea what a hashtag is for??!

    • Web Design Relief Staff

      Keep an eye on our blog, P.J.! We’re going to be covering hashtags soon. 🙂


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