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a speaker for a writers' festival? Writers need
reliable, up-to-date, information about websites.
may claim your great idea by emailing us:
While there are many lists of resources for writers,
this list is specifically for writers' websites.
www.authorsden.com - a
reasonable group author site.†If
you don't have a site of any kind yet, this is one place to post your
information. Do buy your domain and direct it to your page, though and
keep in mind that your author information is competing with many others
and the ads on the site.
- comprehensive guide from Yale University. The rules are different when
you write for the web.
- guidelines for search engine optimization.
- amusing and thorough analysis of bad websites. (Make sure that your
website isn't one of the "daily suckers!")
- There are many places to get ideas for your website design, but sites
that display templates are a good place to start. If you use a
template to give yourself a consistent structure, you could save some work - some are free and some are
not. Some template-based websites require that you go through
their own editing procedures and may cost quite a bit more per month
than a normally hosted site. Do your homework.
inexpensive and reliable for hosting and registering domain names.
Even if you're posted on a "free" site or a group site, you
can buy a domain like www.yourname .com and forward it to that site for $8.95/year.
- The open directory project.
Your website needs to be listed here or on another appropriate
listing. You can only choose one place.
More resources coming soon...