As an author you’ve probably heard about your author platform and how you should be working on growing it. The world of social media is at your fingertips. It might seem like all of your marketing could be done through these free channels.  So some authors ask, “Social media options are free, so why should I pay for… Read More

The ideas are there – they pop into your head while you’re in the shower, or in the car, or just as you’re about to fall asleep at night.  But then when it’s time to get them down on paper they feel elusive.  You’ve set aside this time to be productive, but the creative juices… Read More

So you’re thinking of finally building that new author website. You’ve heard about the potential to connect with your readers and how important it is to have a professional site to market yourself. So should you add a blog to your site? You’re a writer, after all!  Shouldn’t you be attracting people to your site and… Read More

WordPress is my favorite platform to building author websites on, and my clients have unanimously loved it too. Maybe you’ve heard a little about WordPress but wonder why it’s so great. Here are just a few of the many reasons:   WordPress is constantly being improved Unlike some sites like Blogger, TypePad, or LiveJournal, WordPress has a fantastic… Read More

My interview with science-fiction and fantasy author Kay Kenyon, in which she discusses author marketing, getting into the flow, and how everything can change in an hour. Read More

Just a quick desktop for all the authors out there who put a piece of themselves into every word they write. This inspirational quote comes from Red Haircrow, a Native-American author and poet currently living in Germany. You can find him on Twitter at @Redhaircrow. Download the wallpaper for your desktop: 1366×768 | 1920×1080 |… Read More

Did you hear? Websites are becoming more and more important. In fact, they’re kinda crucial. Let’s take a look at the websites for the best-selling non-fiction authors of 2015 and see how they stack up (the websites, not the authors). Read More

You’ve done it! You’ve put in the time and dedication, the sweat and tears, and the heart and passion into writing and publishing your own book! Now what? …Will anyone read it? While there are great examples of self-published authors making lots of money many self-published books simply don’t make it further than being listed… Read More

After working with many published authors and on countless website projects, here are my tips for what every author site should include. Read More

Ten of my favorite articles from 2013. Well, the ones that makes sense on this blog anyways… Read More