Pub Site Blog


Search Engine Optimization: Basic SEO Tips Every Author Website Needs

Aug 09, 2018 by Websites for Authors and Books

Ok, so you were convinced that you must have an author website, you now have one, or will have one soon, and now people start mentioning SEO and how important it is. And maybe you start getting emails telling you how you are missing out on website traffic, that you must purchase their services or you will end up at the bottom of the Google barrel, never found by anyone. Then they mention the dreaded meta tags. The stress level rises. All you wanted to do was write a book.

How to Use Your Author Website for Book Marketing

May 15, 2018 by Websites for Authors and Books
Your author website is your primary online presence, your brand, your “home” and your author platform. This is where people will come to find out more about you and your books, which gives you an excellent opportunity to present yourself and your books in the best way and to brand yourself. You can do it somewhat on Facebook and other social media sites, but your website is the only place you have complete design and editorial control. Make the most of it.

What Should I Put on My Author Website?

Apr 12, 2018 by Websites for Authors and Books
I often get this question from authors and my standard response is, “Anything you want!” Your website is the only place you can put anything and everything, which you can’t do on Facebook, Amazon, or anywhere else. It’s one of the primary reasons for having an author website. You can share the basic information, but also content readers can't find anywhere else.

How Much Does an Author Website Cost?

Mar 20, 2018 by Websites for Authors and Books
Many authors and publishers struggle with choosing the best website option for themselves and their companies. Few people have a technical background, so setting up a DIY author website seems like a daunting task, and many authors and publishers don’t feel confident talking or negotiating with a potential website developer. Some authors have told me that sometimes “it can feel like negotiating with a used car dealer.” It doesn’t have to be so difficult.

Author Website Basics

Feb 27, 2018 by Websites for Authors and Books
It's indisputable: all authors and small publishers must have their own mobile- friendly , professional looking author website. It is, by far, the most important element of your book marketing strategy. I have developed over 150 author and publisher websites in the last 20 years, and although a lot has changed when it comes to developing websites, some things remain fundamental. This blog covers the author website basics you should consider as you are getting started—or before you get started.

Ready to Launch!

Dec 19, 2017 by Websites for Authors and Books
We have been working away furiously on finishing up Pub Site and getting ready for launch. It is now ready! While we will always be adding features and enhancing functionality, we are now ready to go. The big rollout will be in January.

Welcome to Pub Site!

Oct 21, 2017 by Websites for Authors and Books
Pub Site is the new easy-to-use website builder designed specifically for books and authors. It supports ISBNs, social media sites, author tours, blogging, online bookseller links, and even ecommerce! We aim to make Pub Site the only website builder authors will want to use. We will continually improve it, add features, add new designs, and incorporate feedback from users like you. Please email us at websites@pubsitepro.com with any questions or comments.