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Building an Author Website — Email Subscriptions, Newsletters, and How to Get Started

Last week, I suggested a few alternatives to getting rid of a blog altogether, and today, I’ll be talking about something equally social: tapping into the email market. Did you miss the introduction to the Building an Author Website series? Blogging is a great way to reach readers, but there are a lot of readers…

Building an Author Website — The Importance of Good Design

I won’t be telling you how to achieve a good design today (we’ll look at that next week). Today’s post is all about why a good design is important, because so many people brush it off as a petty thing. So many people use the idiom ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ when it comes to design, and really, most people do judge books by their covers.

Building an Author Website — Installing and Getting to Know WordPress

Last week, we spoke about web hosts—who you should choose and how much the approximate costs will be. Today, we’ll talk about the next steps, once you’ve signed up for hosting. Did you miss the introduction to the Building an Author Website series? Install WordPress.org This is simple, if you’ve chosen a web host that…