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How Author Websites Irritate Readers (and what to do about it)

Have you ever been irritated by a website? Did you know that readers may be having that exact same experience when they visit your website? Ticking off your website visitors is a bad way to get more readers. Here are seven ways author websites annoy visitors and what to do about it.

How to Find Your Readers

Follow these five steps to find out what your readers like and want in a book. Their preferences might surprise you and lead you to success.

Author Websites

Author Websites

How Author Websites Irritate Readers (and what to do about it)

How Author Websites Irritate Readers (and what to do about it)

Have you ever been irritated by a website? Did you know that readers may be having that exact same experience when they visit your website? Ticking off your website visitors is a bad way to get more readers. Here are seven ways author websites annoy visitors and what to do about it.

How to Create a Landing Page

Eight tips and tools for creating effective landing pages that will build your email list and your connection to your readers.

Blogging

Blogging

7 Blogs Every Author Should Follow

7 Blogs Every Author Should Follow

One of the best way to improve your writing is to learn from the best. Here are seven blogs that not only are good examples of excellent blogging but will also help you hone your craft and sell your books.

How to Blog Your Book

How to Blog Your Book

You can blog your book ahead of time. You just need to do it the right way. Learn how to blog your book and what traps and pitfalls to avoid. Blogging can help you create a best seller. Here is everything you need to turn your blog posts into an amazing book.

Branding

Branding

Podcasting

Podcasting

90% of Top USA Today Bestselling Authors Have a Podcast Presence

90% of Top USA Today Bestselling Authors Have a Podcast Presence

Literary Agent Steve Laube recently released a blog post showing that 100% of ECPA Bestselling authors had a podcast presence as either hosts or guests. 60% were both hosts and guests! We were curious to see how many authors on the USA Today Bestseller List had a...

How to Sound Great As a Podcast Guest

How to Sound Great As a Podcast Guest

Are you scheduled to come on a podcast as a guest? If you want to be invited back, or appear on any other podcast interviews for that matter, you need to have good audio. Many authors make the mistake of using their laptop's microphone and speakers. This will...

New Podcast: Creative Funding Show

New Podcast: Creative Funding Show

We are launching a new podcast! The Creative Funding Show is a podcast where Author Media CEO, Thomas Umstattd interview Authors, YouTubers, and Podcasters who are funding their creativity using platforms like Patreon and Kickstarter. You will also learn about making...

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Public Speaking

Public Speaking

MySpeakingEvents Now on Kickstarter

MySpeakingEvents Now on Kickstarter

At Author Media we work with a lot of professional speakers. Their websites all need an event calendar to help build enthusiasm for upcoming events. The problem is, all the WordPress event calendars either were either way too complicated or did not work.... or both....

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Social Media

Social Media