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The Truth About Website Growth

by Lisa Norman

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Statistics are interesting. Statistics can provide us with valuable information. Like, right now, there are over 8 billion people on the planet and over 1 billion websites (most of which are inactive). One of my favorite teachers said that it only takes 5000 true fans to be famous, although I can’t find any proof for that statement.… Read the post

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8 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Author Website

by Penny C. Sansevieri

The best author websites are often the most simple. You don’t need flashy fonts or expensive designs.

Overcomplicating your website with these pricey add-ons can often lead to the opposite of what you’re expecting: fewer sales.

Here are eight common mistakes authors make on their websites and how to avoid them to get better sales on your book.… Read the post

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Powerful Author Websites: Get the Results You Want

by Lisa Norman

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Authors know they need a website. But did you know there are different types of websites?

From years of working with authors, I’ve identified 3 basic types of websites, each with their own strengths and weaknesses.

The Basic Business Card

A simple online presence for authors to showcase their professional profile.… Read the post

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EAT Your Heart Out to Empower Your Website

by Lisa Norman

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Search engine optimization (SEO) is making your website attractive to the search engine spiders. When they like you, they crawl all over your website and seize upon the tasty morsels of your content to share with their millions of curious customers.… Read the post

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Why You Want People to Hate Your Website

by Lisa Norman

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One of the most common mistakes I see writers make with branding is to pull their punches. They have power. They have a unique take on life and story. But they also want everyone to like them.

15“I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot.

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