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Ep 085: Build a Killer Self-Hosted Author Website

Welcome to the 85th episode of The Author Hangout, a podcast designed to help authors, especially self-published and indie authors, with marketing their books and improving their author platform. Authors struggle with various aspects of marketing and we are here to help!

Build a Killer Self-Hosted Author Website

In this episode, we continue the series where we will share some of the key tenets of building a book marketing system. Last week we gave an introduction to our 7-part series on How to Build a Responsive Author Email List in Just 30 Days and dove into 14 reasons why you want to build your email list today. Today’s episode covers Step 1 in the process and details How To Build a Killer Self-Hosted Author Website.

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Episode Resources:

How To Build An Email List in 30-days
How To Build An Author Platform Guide

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Outline/Notes

Episode Highlights

  • 3 reasons why you should opt for a self-hosted website rather than go the free route.
  • 3 simple steps it takes to getting start, which include Purchasing a Domain Name and Hosting Package, Installing WordPress and Choosing a Captivating Theme.

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