This excellent article by Diana Urban over at the BookBub Partners blog, 45+ Author Websites with Stellar Designs, includes the list of ten criteria that were used in choosing the author websites they would feature:
- Include a list of published books
- Prominently display new or impending releases
- Provide an obvious way to subscribe for updates
- Provide a way to contact the author
- Include links to the author’s social media profiles
- Display a list of upcoming events
- Include a blog to showcase the author’s personality and/or writing process
- Be easy to navigate
- Have a clean, unique design
- Be mobile friendly
What changes might make our own website even better?
Read the full article and see all the examples of excellent author websites here.
Illustrate and Write On,