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Writer Websites

Simple, Affordable Websites for Writers & Authors

Simple, Affordable Writer Websites
Are you early in your author career?
Have you heard you need a writer website, but you’ve no idea where to begin?
Do you need a reasonably priced, no-frills solution?
"Pauline Wiles designed a beautiful website that suited me and my writing. She used a series of questions and answers as a guide, and then made adjustments if requested. I especially appreciated her patience with my technological challenges. Once the website was finished, she also provided written instructions on how to make additions or changes. Pauline is knowledgeable, talented, and a pleasure to work with. I recommend her without reservation."

Stop agonizing over your website! 

Get started today with a straightforward, affordable solution. With a choice of packages, and yearly costs which are less than one month’s service with many other providers, you can start building your web presence now.

Keep it simple

Feeling stuck because you don’t know where to begin? I recommend keeping your writer website simple.

If your writing career and budget grow, you can enhance your website later.

For now, if you’d rather spend time writing instead of grappling with technology, you’re in the right place.

Ideal for you if:

  • You’re early in your writing career, or,
  • You need a writer website that’s simple and affordable.
  • You’d like help choosing colors, fonts and styles.
  • You want a clean, modern design.
  • You don’t need bells or whistles.
  • You are happy to blog at Medium, Goodreads, or a similar external site.
  • You don’t want to spend hours maintaining your website.
  • You don’t want the headache of updates, broken plugins or website security.

This type of site is not for you if:

  • You are a well-known author, with significant income or readership.
  • You have a substantial promotional budget.
  • You want to blog on your own website (these sites link to external articles only).
  • You want to sell books, products or courses directly from your website, with your own shopping cart.
  • You have numerous feature requirements.
  • You have bandwidth, budget or a team for maintenance, updates and security enhancements.

Ready for your free consultation call?

Book a call with me if you have questions, or you’re not sure which package you need.

I would highly recommend Pauline for web page design! She is highly competent in all technical aspects and listened extremely well to my desires and needs. She used very inventive and effective ways to quickly uncover my aesthetic sensibility and applied that information to the creation of a webpage that captured everything I imagined and more. Her recommendations concerning formatting made the page very professional and user friendly. The entire process was simple, smooth and fast. I will also add that Pauline's pleasant personality and great organization skills made working with her a delight.

Choose from 3 packages:

Blue level website

Blue package

$640

+ Annual expected cost for this package: $0.
See below for info.

Understanding your needs
  • Express branding exercise to help plan your website.
  • 1:1 Discovery call to discuss your website needs.
Purple level website

Purple package

$990

+ Annual expected cost for this package: $31.
See below for info.

Understanding your needs
  • Branding worksheet to identify your preferences and plan your website.
  • 1:1 Discovery call to discuss your website needs.
Silver level website

Silver package

$1440

+ Annual expected cost for this package: $31.
See below for info.

Understanding your needs
  • Detailed branding workbook + quiz, to identify your preferences, plan your website, and target your message.
  • 1:1 Discovery call to discuss your website needs.
Blue package header
Website design
  • Custom website design, incorporating your brand colors and images.
  • Beautiful, clean design.
  • Looks great on desktop or mobile.
  • 4-5 pages.
  • Custom links to your work or books.
  • Social media links.
  • 1 round of revisions plus 1 round of minor edits.
  • Domain name ending in carrd.co 
    (for example: authorname.carrd.co)
  • Discreet “Made with Carrd” credit on your site.
Purple Package
Website design
  • Custom website design, incorporating your brand colors and images.
  • Beautiful, clean design.
  • Looks great on desktop or mobile.
  • 5-6 pages.
  • Custom links to your work or books.
  • Social media links.
  • 2 rounds of revisions.
  • Your own domain name, for example, authorname.com
  • No “Made with Carrd” visible on your site.
Silver Package
Website design
  • Custom website design, incorporating your brand colors and images.
  • Beautiful, clean design.
  • Looks great on desktop or mobile.
  • 5-6 pages.
  • Custom links to your work or books.
  • Social media links.
  • 2 rounds of revisions.
  • Your own domain name, for example, authorname.com
  • No “Made with Carrd” visible on your site.
  • Privacy policy wording, to clarify your use of email addresses you collect.
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Training & support
  • Extensive cheatsheets & videos on how to edit your new website.
  • Invitation to 3 group training calls, to help you make updates.
Purple Package
Training & support
  • Extensive cheatsheets & videos on how to edit your new website.
  • Invitation to 5 group training calls, to help you make updates.
  • Brand stylesheet detailing colors, fonts & styles used.
  • Reference guide: Making the Most of Your New Website.
Silver Package
Training & support
  • Extensive cheatsheets & videos on how to edit your new website.
  • Invitation to 8 group training calls, to help you make updates.
  • 45 minutes individual training.
  • Brand stylesheet detailing colors, fonts & styles used.
  • Reference guide: Making the Most of Your New Website.
  • Bonus calendar: 12 Months of Content Ideas (value $24).
  • Submission of your site to Google, to improve search rankings.
Blue package header
Email newsletter
  • Link to an existing email sign-up form, hosted by your existing email provider.
Purple Package
Email newsletter
  • Embedded sign-up form to join your existing mailing list.
Silver Package
Email newsletter
  • Full email list set up using Mailchimp or MailerLite. Includes branding and wording of forms, to match your website.
  • Embedded sign-up form on your website, so visitors can join your email list.
  • Suggestions for a lead magnet to attract new subscribers.
  • Set up of automated email, to welcome new subscribers.
Blue level website
$640

$320 due now, and $320 due when your website is completed.

Annual cost for this option: $0 per year.

Purple level website
$990

$495 due now, and $495 due when your website is completed.

Plus annual cost for this option: approximately $31 per year, paid directly to your host ($19) and domain name registrar ($12).

Silver level website
$1440

$720 due now, and $720 due when your website is completed.

Plus annual cost for this option: approximately $31 per year, paid directly to your host ($19) and domain name registrar ($12).

Ready for your free consultation call?

"Pauline Wiles has created a wonderful website for me. As an author, I wanted a site that looked attractive, professional, and was easy for my readers and potential readers to learn more about me and my books. She accomplished all of this and more. Working with her was a pleasure. She has the qualities I always looked for in an excellent teacher when I was a school administrator. With a few Skype sessions and emails, Pauline created a site on which I’m proud to display my work."

Sample Sites

Click to explore these blue-level example writer websites:

These sites were all created at the most affordable "blue" level. They include:

  • Introduction to you, and your bio.
  • Your photo.
  • Showcase of your work, articles, or books.
  • Buy links for your books.
  • Your preferred contact details.
  • Social media links.
  • Optional: link to your external blogging site, such as Medium or Goodreads.
  • Optional: countdown timer, for example for a book release.
  • Optional: link to an email sign-up form on your (existing) email provider’s site.

Ready to get started?

I’d love to get started with designing and building your website. If you’re ready too, schedule your free consultation call.