What to do about Twitter now that Twitter isn’t Twitter

Ohhhh, Twitter. She had a good run. I am going to preface all of this by saying that Twitter never worked well for my business (my fault!), so I abandoned my Websy Daisy account some years ago. But I was still using my personal account to follow news and people I liked. Once Twitter became… Read more »

Websites for Prolific Authors

I have written about websites for pre-published authors, debut authors, and established authors and how to organize them. But what if you have a LOT of books? 100+ books? That is a whole different story and challenge! When you are figuring out how to present this much work, you will need to decide: What is… Read more »

Websites for Established Authors

Last week I shared some websites we created for pre-published authors and for debut authors. This post is for established authors, those who have graduated from “debut” status and have now have multiple (or many!) books to present to the world. The main consideration is how we are going to organize them. All books on… Read more »

Websites for Debut Authors

I wrote last week about websites for pre-published authors. But what if that journey is over, and now, WOW! your book is PUBLISHED?! Your baby has finally been born, or will be very shortly. You have a cover! Edits are over! Advance copies are out in the world, and hopefully reviews are starting to come… Read more »

Websites for Pre-Published Authors

I create websites for everyone from aspiring, pre-published authors, all the way to authors with dozens or even hundreds of books! Writers frequently ask me when they need a website. Do they need to wait until they have a book deal? Until they have a cover? Until the book is available to order? Nobody is… Read more »

Out with the old, in with the NEW

Over these past long long long months of the pandemic, while we were (are) stuck at home, limiting contact, going a little stir crazy, we all had to find ways to fill our time and give it purpose. Some people baked all of the bread. Some finally got through that pile of books on the… Read more »

Post-Thanksgiving Schedule Update!

I hope you had a glorious Thanksgiving full of friends, family, and food, or enjoyed a lazy day on the couch with old movies, or at the very least made it to the end of the day without any visits to the ER. I am, as always, ever so thankful for all of you! Many… Read more »

Grow your website this summer!

In some parts of the country, even spring feels like it is never really going to come. If you are still snowbound out there … I am sending you warm thoughts. 😉 Here in Austin, everything is in bloom, but on any given day it can be 34 degrees one minute, and 85 the next!… Read more »

Sixteen Small Biz Websites of 2018

When writing up all of our posts wrapping up the Websy Websites of 2018, I completely forgot one BIG IMPORTANT CATEGORY! Lat year we created 16 brand new websites for small businesses, including one non-profit, three artists, two therapists, one event venue, and more! These websites were either their first site ever, or their first… Read more »

2018 Websites: Multi-Level Authors

Some authors just love to do it all — writing for a range of ages from preschoolers to young adults. We created three website in 2018 for these flexible and talented people! Christina Soontornvat Christina writes picture books, chapter books for young readers, and middle school novels, including the Changelings series. She showed us the… Read more »

2018 Websites: Authors for YA and Adult Novels

While most of our 2018 Author websites were aimed at kids and young readers, we also created three aimed at young adults and beyond! We would love to create even more of these websites in 2019! Trent Reedy Trent Reedy is a former Army National Guardsman whose time serving in Afghanistan inspired him to write… Read more »

2018 Websites: Authors for Young Readers

In 2018 we created brand new websites for 5 authors of novels for young readers. They write books for kids who have graduated from picture books, and are ready to dip their toes into the wonderful world of novels, their first books to snuggle up with for hours, losing themselves in chapters of drama, friendship,… Read more »