Why I Love (And Hate) Digital Books

Why I Love (And Hate) Digital Books

You would think that, working at a company called “Author Media,” all of the employees would be digital book fanatics, carrying around our Kindles all the time, everywhere. But that’s not the case. I, for one, have had a hard time being won over by...
82 More Tweetable Quotes for Authors

82 More Tweetable Quotes for Authors

Earlier this year, we made a list of 101 tweetable quotes for authors. It was a hit. So we’ve done it again. We’ve gathered a list of quotes for authors to tweet when they have Twitter block, need a dose of inspiration, or just because they find these...
September Site Launches

September Site Launches

September was another busy month at Author Media. We saw a lot of changes in the office, including adding several new team members, but that didn’t stop us from continuing to do what we do best–building and launching Author Websites. Here’s an...
September Site Launches

July and August Site Launches

The slowdown in blogging around here may have given you the impression that business has slowed down for us as well. Not true! We launched four sites in July and three in August, all of which we are very excited to show. July Linda Goldfarb As a Board Certified...
Standard Pages for A Non-Fiction Website

Standard Pages for A Non-Fiction Website

Last week we talked about standard pages for a fiction website. Today, we’re talking to the non-fiction authors. While the pages on your site will mostly be the same, your strategy will be slightly different.   1. Blog/Home While the blog does not have to be on...
Standard Pages for A Fiction Website

Standard Pages for A Fiction Website

Are you a fiction writer building your own site? If so, this post is for you. Through our experience in working with dozens of fiction authors, these are the pages that we’ve found every fiction website needs. 1. Home This is your landing page, the first page your...
4 Signs of A Bad Plugin

4 Signs of A Bad Plugin

Plugins. They’re great. They’re useful. They save you from having to pay a developer to spend hours coding your site to contain all the functionality you need or want. But plugins come with a dark side: they can interfere with other parts of your site....