Category Archives: Search Engine Optimization

10 Tricks To Make Your Author Website Rank Higher In Search Engines Like Google

You’re number one…or close to it! But you definitely want your author website to have a high ranking on search engines like Google—in other words, to appear at the very top of the list of results that a search engine compiles when a user does a search. But how can you, as a writer, make… Continue Reading

Web Design Relief’s Links Roundup, August 2014

Welcome to a special edition of Web Design Relief’s Links Roundup! This installment features infographics that offer great advice and smart tips for optimizing your online presence. Whether you create your own author website or we create one for you, we want to give you the best tools possible to build an effective online author… Continue Reading

The Weary Writer’s Guide To Better Blogging

Keeping your author blog current and engaging has many benefits: It improves your site rank in search engines, helps solidify your reputation as a professional writer, strengthens your author platform, and attracts new fans. But sometimes it’s hard to find the time, focus, and energy to keep your author website’s blog updated regularly with new… Continue Reading

Advertising On Facebook: Is The Promotion Worth The Price For Writers?

As you already know, having a Facebook Author Page is essential for promoting your author brand online. But did you know that weekly or even daily posts may not be enough to build your fan base? Facebook has changed the way it serves posts to users, making it more “pay-to-play” than ever before. Organic reach… Continue Reading

Web Design Relief Reveals How To Choose The Domain Name For Your Author Website

One of the first—and most important—things to do when creating your author website is to choose a domain name (also called a URL). Your domain name will serve as your main online address, so it should be memorable and easily relatable to you and your writing. At Web Design Relief, we talk our writers through… Continue Reading

Your Author Website: Should It Focus On You As A Writer Or On One Book?

Here at Web Design Relief, we often get the following question: Should a writer create a website that focuses on a particular book or on the work of the author in general? As with so many elements of Web design, there’s no singular answer that will work for everyone. To discover whether to focus your… Continue Reading


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