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How to Create and Maintain an Author Website

Connect with your readers and promote yourself online

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    Your online presence starts with your personal site. Learn what to post and how to keep readers coming back.

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Whether you're a published author or still working on your proposal, you need a website where agents, editors, readers, and reviewers can find you and your work.

In this tutorial, we'll show you why you need a personal website and take you through the steps you need to get started. Using examples of some of our favorite author sites, we'll share our top tips for maintaining a successful author website, how to provide interactive content to engage your readers, and how to leverage social media to sell yourself--and your book. 

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