Fact: Every author must have a website.
Truth: Not every author has the technical or creative savvy required to achieve this goal.
Lead by experienced web and content development professionals, this nuts-and-bolts session walks through the entire process of building the perfect author website, covering both the technical aspects of the author website – from acquiring a domain to development to basic content management – and the content creation required to meet the needs of an audience that ranges from agents and editors to journalists.
Kassia Krozser, publisher of Booksquare.com, covers the intersection of technology and publishing. She serves on advisory boards for several publishing start-ups, presents at conferences such as Tools of Change for Publishing, Digital Book World, and South by Southwest, has appeared on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and contributes to various industry publications.
Kirk is a seasoned digital media professional specializing in web publishing systems, SEO, and user experience. As principal of Oxford Media Works Kirk consults with clients on a range of issues related to web publishing and digital media strategies. Kirk shares his knowledge of web content management systems at WP Apprentice, an online training portal designed to help publishers use WordPress as a CMS.
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