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Author Websites: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics Part 2

Author Websites: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics Part 2

In last week’s post, we covered some of the basics for getting started with search engine optimization. In part two of this series we discuss the importance of website links and other SEO strategies. Inbound Links One of the criteria that the search engines use to rank website pages is the number of inbound links pointing […]

Author Websites: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics Part 1

Author Websites: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics Part 1

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is what you do to improve your website’s organic ranking with the search engines (Google, Yahoo, etc.). Since around 70% of internet searches are conducted with Google, it’s a good idea to focus on how Google ranks your site. Google uses complex algorithms to determine a website’s relevance and its ranking […]

Author Websites: How to Make Yours Rock!

Author Websites: How to Make Yours Rock!

Every author needs a website, and ideally that should be launched before your book is even in print. Following are some basics that should be considered when planning and designing your website. Home Page – A brief overview about you and your book. Make it interesting, fun, engaging and different! About the Author – This […]

How to Make a Compelling Web Sales Page for Your Book

How to Make a Compelling Web Sales Page for Your Book

A website is essential for authors to promote their books and their brand. From a sales standpoint, the most important page on your web site is the place where people can purchase your book—your sales page. Creating a website doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, but along with the ease of creation, for the […]

Backup, backup, backup – A Timely Reminder For Authors!

Backup, backup, backup – A Timely Reminder For Authors!

Guest post by Russell Phillips. A while ago, a friend’s laptop died, and with it a lot of important documents and research. It was under warranty, but warranties don’t cover data. Backups are important, but people tend to think they’re difficult, and many authors aren’t very technically-minded, so they put it off until it’s too […]

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