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New to self publishing and need an author website?
This course will walk you step-by-step, through the details of creating a complete, professional, responsive website and it's a LOT easier than you might think.
You will learn how to:
You can create a really nice site with very little effort and even less money! I have created dozens of websites on many platforms and have created this course to teach to independent authors, like myself, the most effective method of creating a great author website.
In over ten years of web development I have found WordPress to be the most powerful and easy-to-use platform out there and it is continually getting better with each update.
Whether you want a blog that you can post articles to directly from your iPhone or Android, or if you want just a static informational website, this course will cover it. We'll discuss what kind of content you should provide, as an author and how best to provide it. I'll give you a simple way to collect email addresses of your fans so that you can contact them with future news.
I hope you enjoy the course - please contact me with any questions!
P.S. - I've also included a great electronic text book to help you leverage your list of email subscribers most effectively.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
We take a look at a few different types of author websites and evaluate the structure and benefits of the different styles. Do you know what you want to include on your new author website?
|Section 2: Technical Setup|
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This lecture will guide you through, from start to finish, acquiring your domain, getting your web server account setup, and installing Wordpress in a way that anyone can easily follow along with.
|Section 3: Building Your Website|
In the next 5 minutes we set up the entire website architecture in preparation for theming the site in subsequent lectures.
To ensure the site is clean-looking and performs like a professional website, let's just take a few minutes to go through some basic recommended settings.
Learn how to search, preview and install themes onto your site.
Here are some great free and premium themes to peruse when you are building your site.
Sample Theme Construction
Deconstructing a Completed Website
|Section 4: Send Off and Good Luck!|
Send Off and Good Luck!
|Section 5: Additional References|
|Lecture 9||26 pages|
A complete text to help you build your author mailing list. Reach out to your fans for a variety of reasons and create a win-win scenario between you and your readers by sending strategic emails.
Tim Johnson is an author in a variety of fields, most notably dual-language children's illustrated picture books and martial arts non-fiction.
In 2011 Tim published his first children's book and has now has over 50 titles on Amazon and has sold thousands of copies. His book's character, Bosley Bear, has since become popular among US and international readers, providing wholesome bedtime stories.
A product design engineer by trade, Tim's quest for knowledge and understanding is a daily pursuit. He continues to broaden the horizons of children as a martial arts instructor, always encouraging young students to become more aware of the enormous world around them.