Sell more books with less effort

This website is an example of a perfect author platform – one that attracts readers on autopilot, builds trust and loyalty, and turns them into actual buyers. Grab the free guide to building an author website that will get your book the visibility it needs.

Main benefit of this website

Let them know exactly what you write, for whom, and what readers can expect. Then hit them with your first call to action or offer. Choose a background picture that matches your genre or field.

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE

Book #1

Hook or tagline, followed by call to action and link or button.

Book #2

Hook or tagline, followed by call to action and link or button.

Book #3

Hook or tagline, followed by call to action and link or button.

Book #4

Hook or tagline, followed by call to action and link or button.

A SUPER OFFER, GIVEAWAY OR DEAL

Get more newsletter subscribers with a great offer here.

LATEST BOOK TRAILER

On your homepage, add a booktrailer if you have one, or a video talking about your current WIP. You can also make a welcome video and show off your typical writing day or tour your writing space.

Strangers may not care or want to learn more about you, so make sure you focus on the benefits: tell them what they’ll get on your site. Mention the free book or giveaway offer, tell them specifically what they get by signing up or following you.

Testimonials

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@twitterhandle1

“I use Testimonial Generator often. Great job, I will definitely be ordering again! I’m good to go. “

4_5_stars

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@twitterhandle2

“I use Testimonial Generator often. Great job, I will definitely be ordering again! I’m good to go. “

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News & Work in Progress

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You menu should, almost always, be on top of your site, but under the header (like this one). You should only have one menu. (Though you can have different links on your footer menu - that's OK). You shouldn't have more items than fit on one line. If your menu breaks...

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No sliders, no magazines!

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