ALL WEBSITES INCLUDE:
FREE UNLIMITED WEBSITE HOSTING
all for a period of 12 months
Choose one of our set websites or requesta custom website
Websites aresomething that we know a lot about. Our CEO, and website designer, Joe Jenkins has been designing websites since 1997 and has been online using them since 1992.
It is important to have a website if you are an author. You may feel that having one or more social media pages is enough, but people, your readers, expect you to have information on your website. Social Media is an amazing tool when used correctly, but you do need a website that you fully control, because you never know when rules are changed and you could find all your posts being removed for some crazy reason, or you may find yourself being banned for a period of time for some strange reason that makes no sense.
Your website also needs to be accessible to users on a variety of devices. Gone are the days when you could simply writea website and your only concern was making sure that it worked on all browsers. These days, websites need to be prepared to be viewed on a variety of devices, but primarily desktop computers, tablets and mobile phones.
We always create our websites with this in mind. Just take a look at this website on a phone or tablet, or a desktop computer if you are already doing so, as this will show you how the website changes slightly, depending upon the device used.
Our Website Design In More Detail
When creating our websites, it will always be a WordPress website, as this is the most popular system and the easiest to use for users of all abilities. We dont just hand over the website as the default WordPress setup though. We tailor it to your abilities and what you want to do with it. We create the website so that you can use many of its functions on the front-end, rather than having to go into the admin if you do not want to. When you are in the admin, we will create the look and feel that makes it all much easier to use, so you dont have to worry about where things are.
We have a simple rule keep it simple
Choose between a set or custom website
We offer two types of website, either a set website, where you will know exactly what you will be getting and a price to go with it. This can be purchased straight away and we will create it for you, or a custom website, where you tell us exactly what it is that you want, and we will then quote you a price.
If you would like a custom website, please fill in the short form in the yellow section of this page. We will then contact you for further details if we need them.
Our Set Websites
We currently have four set websites, all of which will do the job that is needed. You can always take one of these set websites and add to it by filling in the custom website quote form in the yellow section of this page.
All these set websites include a blog.
Blog - 350
In its most simple form, a website can act as a blog, allowing you to share information with your readers and add pages as required.
With this option, we will provide you with a fully functioning blog which has the power to do anything that you need it to do. You can also have up to five pages created, which will allow you to have such things as a contact page, your available books and anything else that you can think of. We will add this to the site for you, you just have to provide us with the information.
E-Commerce - 500
If you want the ability to sell your books, or anything else, on your website, then you will require an e-commerce compliant website. This allows you to sell anything that you want, so it is a great way of selling your books directly from your website.
This includes everything that you need for your e-commerce website to work, plus an additional five pages to be used for whatever you decide you want.
We will create the same system on your website as we use throughout AuthorPA.com, so you know that we believe in the product.
As well as the free website hosting and domain name, we will also supply you with an SSL certificate for a period of 12 months.
Community - 1500
You have your books out and you are starting to build up a fan-base, but how do you build on this? With a community website.
This isn't just a website with forums on it, though we do include forums. You get a mini social media website, almost your own Facebook. You can select the options you want to include, but among the main points that you have are:
- Members can add each other as friends
- Private messaging
- Group creation (either you create the groups or allow members to create them)
This is a great way to build up a fan-base, by showing them that you want to make their experience enjoyable.
Community Multi Site - 2500
This takes your community website to the next level, by allowing your users to not only be part of the community, but to create their own websites. You can decide whether these websites have to be about you and your books or just allow them to run a website. Either way, your domain will be right there on every site, so this is a different way to get it out there to the masses.
You have full control over all the websites and you can also force advertising onto the websites which are created. It is exactly the same system used by WordPress.com, but with your name right there.
PURCHASE YOUR WEBSITE
Having a website is extremely important when it comes to getting your name and your books out there to the masses.
Having a blog is a great way to get the word out there if you are willing to keep it up to date by writing on it at least once a week, though the more you write, the more pages will be picked up by Google.
The time of using websites such as WordPress.com or Blogger are coming to an end, as these do not give you the freedom to do everything that you will be wanting to be doing in the future.
All our work is done in-house, as we want to ensure that we can be proud of the quality of the service that we provide, which is something that our clients rely on.
We prefer to put a hold on taking new work, rather than pass it on to somebody who may not give it the same care and attention as we do.