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Author Resources: Building Your Website

Updated: Jan 25

Today, we’re going to be continuing our Author Branding discussions by talking all about author websites! These are websites dedicated to you that work to give your readers a place to find all the information they could need.

In this post, we will cover what website platforms to use, domain names and hosting options, what content your website should include, and how to manage and keep your website up to date! Let’s get started!


There are lots of different platforms you can build your author website on. Some are free, and good for starting out. But the ones that really will benefit you in the long run are going to cost some money.

Here are some of the most common platforms to use to build your website:

  1. Wix

  2. GoDaddy Website Builder