WordPress Web Design Built For Traditionally and independently Published Authors
If you're an author, you know that having a well-designed website is essential to your success. Your website is your online home, and it's the first place potential readers will go to learn more about you and your work. That's why it's so important to make sure your website is professional, informative, and easy to use.
At Alante Web Design, we specialize in creating custom author websites that help authors connect with readers and sell more books. We understand the unique needs of authors, and we work with you to create a website that reflects your brand and personality.
WordPress is a user-friendly platform, making it easy for authors to create and manage their website without requiring technical skills or coding knowledge.
WordPress includes a content management system that allows authors to easily add, edit, and delete website content, ensuring that their website stays up-to-date and relevant.
WordPress is optimized for search engines, making it easier for authors to improve their website's visibility in search engine results pages and attract readers.
Best Uses for an Author's Website
An author's website can be a powerful tool for connecting with readers and promoting your books. These are some of our favorite ways to see them used.
Your website is the PERFECT place to sell your books. You can include any information you'd like about your books, as well as links to purchase them online. You can also offer discounts and promotions on your website.
contests and giveaways
Contests and giveaways are a great way to engage with readers and promote your books. You can offer free copies of your books, or other prizes, such as signed books or merchandise.
Create a Community
Your website can be a place for readers to connect with each other and discuss your books. You can create forums, discussion boards, or even a social media group for your readers.
Build your brand
Your website is a reflection of your brand, and it's important to make sure it represents you well. When potential readers visit your website, they should get a good sense of who you are and what you stand for.
A blog is a great way to share your thoughts and ideas with readers. You can write about your writing process, your inspirations, or anything else that interests you.
Provide information about your books
Your website is a great place to provide information about your books, such as synopses, reviews, and excerpts. You can also include information about your writing process and your inspirations.
Monetize your website
There are a number of ways to monetize your website, such as advertising, affiliate marketing, or selling products or services.
At Alante, we work with you to craft a solution customized to your needs.
Make a great first impression with a site that's attractive, informative, and easy for readers to navigate.
Contact forms, newsletter sign-ups, and other features make it easy for readers to communicate with you.
More Informed Readers
Provide in-depth information about yourself, including a bio, book landing pages, retailer links, and reviews.
Improved online presence
Establish an online presence and provide information about upcoming books, events, and social media links.
At Alante Web Design, we specialize in creating beautiful and functional WordPress websites that help authors succeed online. Call us today to learn more about how we can help you leverage the power of WordPress to achieve your online goals.
We have several Pro License Themes available to our clients. We will help you choose the right one depending on your knowledge, and how much control you want over your website.
We start by asking you questions about your brand, the features you need on your website, and what you want your website to achieve. This will help us understand your needs and create a design that fits your vision.
We create a plan for your website, including the website's structure, features, and functionality. We'll also create a timeline for the project, outlining each phase of the design and development process.
We create the visual design of your website, such as wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to show you what the final design will look like. This will help you visualize the design and provide feedback on any revisions.
Once the design is approved, we'll start building your website. We use the latest web development technologies and tools to create a website that is functional, user-friendly, and responsive across different devices.
We test your website thoroughly to ensure that it's functioning properly, free of bugs, and user-friendly. We'll check its responsiveness, load time, and compatibility with different browsers and devices.
Once the testing is complete, we'll launch your website. We make sure that it's properly optimized for search engines and integrate it with any third-party tools or platforms that you need.
We offer three pricing plans to suit your needs, ranging from an information page to a complete online shop. Choose the plan that best fits your writing needs and budget.
We will build a WordPress template website based on samples and direction provided.
We can help you create ebooks of your books, which you can then sell on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers.
We offer one-on-one coaching to help you become a better author. Our coaches can help you with everything from writing to marketing to book publishing.
Search Engine Optimization
We optimize author websites for search engines, helping them to rank higher in search results and attract more readers. Check out our SEO services to learn more.
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