Author Archives: Web Design Relief Staff

5 Biographical Elements NOT To Include On Your Author Website | Web Design Relief

Whether you’re a New York Times Best Seller or a new writer ready to self-publish your first book, the moment your author website goes live—you’re a public figure. Your readers will want to get to know you better, and you’ll be eager to tell them your life story. But along with true fans and interested… Continue Reading

How To Make It Easy For People To Read Your Writing On Your Author Website | Web Design Relief

Your author website is the hub for your online presence. It’s where literary editors, agents, and readers go to learn more about you and your writing. So it makes sense that you’d like to use your author website to showcase your best work! But how much of your poetry, short stories, or novels should you… Continue Reading

Author Website Tips For Writers Who Don’t Want To Deal With Having An Author Website | Web Design Relief

Sure, having a well-maintained, active author website is a vital element in your author platform and social media support—but who has the time to deal with that? You have your day job, appointments to keep, groceries to buy, children to drop off and pick up, and your writing time to squeeze in. You may wonder… Continue Reading

6 New Ways To Move Fans From Your Social Media Profile To Your Author Mailing List | Web Design Relief

You might have the greatest group of social media fans ever, but did you know that your news blasts reach only a small percentage of them? Repeating posts can be annoying, and paying to boost posts helps, but neither guarantees you’ll reach everyone. At Web Design Relief, our marketing experts know that nothing works better… Continue Reading

Say Cheese! 8 Modeling Tips For A More Flattering Author Portrait Or Headshot | Web Design Relief

Whether you’re hiring a professional photographer or relying on a friend to hold the camera, you can make the most of your author headshot photo shoot by following these simple tips from the design experts at Web Design Relief. Looking good never looked so easy! Steal These Modeling Tips To Take A Great Headshot Or… Continue Reading

May 2018 Links Roundup | Web Design Relief

Welcome to May’s Links Roundup! This month, we’ve found must-read articles about how to use Instagram to improve your brand as a writer; split-testing tools to optimize your WordPress site; tips for writing a blog post series; and some fascinating new blogging statistics. Whether you create your own author website or Web Design Relief creates… Continue Reading


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