Searching for an activity that a group of teens and young adults could do together, my niece had an idea. She jumped up and left the room, returning moments later,… Read More »How to Start Building a Children’s Author Platform
I’m always surprised when children’s writers ask the question: Do I need an author website? Um, do you want to exist? If you are at all serious about making your… Read More »Do Children’s Writers Really Need an Author Website?
What the Heck is a Domain Name? As an example, for my website, the domain name is MakeaLivinginKidlit.com. In other words, it is the URL–or the name or address of… Read More »How to Build a Children’s Author Website for Beginners-Part One: Picking a Domain Name
Do you hate social media? A lot of children’s authors say they do. Personally, I resisted joining any social media platforms for years. I’m a pretty private person, and why… Read More »Do Children’s Authors Need to Use Social Media?
In this series on creating your children’s author website, so far, we’ve discussed why you need a website, even if you are pre-published. Next, we covered what a domain name… Read More »How to Build a Children’s Author Website for Beginners-Part Two: Choosing a Platform
The next step on your journey to creating a website is to decide where to host your website. What is a Web Hosting Service? Now that you understand what a… Read More »How to Build a Children’s Author Website for Beginners-Part Three: Picking a Web Host
I hope you’re feeling pretty good right now. You’ve ventured into the jungle of building an author website. As a newbie, you’ve had to take it step-by-step, trying to avoid… Read More »How to Build a Children’s Author Website for Beginners-Part Four: Getting Started With WordPress
Is an Email List Really Necessary? In the world of social media, there is always something new and exciting coming down the pipeline. I still remember when Instagram just started,… Read More »Why Children’s Authors Need an Email List
In high school, one of my biggest goals was to get accepted to Stanford University. Toward that end, I worked hard to keep up perfect grades, studied overtime for the… Read More »How to Be Happy For Another Author’s Success