Whether 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 bonus Links Roundup with a bunch of helpful hints about social media for writers.
A 10-Point Strategy to Optimize Your Email Program via ClickZ — Having a mailing list is just the first step. What’s important is keeping it growing and keeping your subscribers happy. Not sure why people are unsubscribing? David Daniels tells you how you can find out!
Want to Promote Yourself? How to Pass the Media Test via EMSI — Public relations professional Marsha Friedman breaks down exactly how the media would attack the goal of self-promotion. She presents the question, “Why should the audience care?” and shows how authors of all genres can be successful in self-promotion.
6 Web Design Tips Based on Brain Science via Orbit Media Studios — Wouldn’t understanding how your audience processes information help you design your author website? You’re in luck! Andy Crestodina explains how the human brain processes information and how best to design your author website to accommodate your intended audience. Learn how to organize your important information so that it sticks in your readers’ short-term memories.
4 Tips From Google To Make Your Website More Compelling via readwrite — There’s a reason why Google is such a search engine powerhouse. Google assesses the reader/user/consumer search patterns and suggests what you might do to enhance the functionality and searchability of your website.
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