Every author needs a place on the web to call home
Home is where the adventure begins
Did you know that most traditional publishers nowadays do not help with marketing your book? Some even want to know your marketing plan BEFORE they’ll consider publication with you.
I’ve been around writers, their hard work and been behind the scenes to see their words become their book. I’ve learned that you want to start building your audience well before that exciting day arrives. It takes work to promote yourself subtly and then spread the word about your upcoming release to people you don’t already know.
I can help create an affordable website, with or without a blog, (I highly recommend having a blog) and teach you how to make changes and update it so it can grow with you without cutting into your profits.
My website set up begins at $300.00 and includes:
Your supplied content (words, photos, artwork)
-We’ll meet in person (when possible) and discuss goals for your website, what your site will be named, name your pages, etc. Full payment is due before work will begin.
-Three pages to include:
Blog or other page
-SEO setup (this is very important, it’s how people will find you on the web when they don't know your address)
-One hour consultation post set up to teach you how to make changes and maintain the site on your own as well as post to your blog on your own
-Me, via email or phone call, to help when you get stuck
A few things to consider:
- A domain name will cost extra and is priced according to where you choose to purchase it. I suggest investigating further at www.whois.com (FAQ: Can I have a website without owning my own domain name? YES! Ask me how.)
- I generally use weebly.com to host my sites. In fact, this site is hosted through weebly.com. I pay annually for my site to be hosted here. This will be an additional cost to you. Weebly does offer free sites that will be limited in their performance but still may work for you or your project. Check them out at: www.weebly.com
- You may be asking: "If I can buy my own domain name and host my own site through weebly.com, why on earth would I pay you $300 to set it up for me and show me how to use the software when there are tutorials on the weebly.com website??" My answer is simple: You'll pay me to do it so you don't have to. Plus, I know graphic artists and designers that can help come up with cool logos and graphics for your site if I set it up. I can even write your content, provide photos and artwork. (Additional charges will apply) Let's talk!