Websites, Domains, Hosting and Support
Every successful online business needs a great website. The same applies to authors and their books.
There’s a huge range of website, domain and hosting options out there – in fact the sheer number of choices can be extremely overwhelming. But one thing is certain, you need to choice a hosting partner who offers a gold standard service, after all, your business is effectively in their hands.
I’ve done a lot of homework on this topic, and have come up with three solutions for you;
- DIY option with SiteRubix
- ‘done-for-you’ Author and/or Book website package
- ‘done-for-you’ quality niche affiliate website by HumanProofDesigns
Read on to compare each of these website solutions and find the perfect choice for you.
DIY Website at SiteRubix
The thing I love about SiteRubix option is that by signing up for a free or premium website, you will gain access to the Wealthy Affiliate community, tools and most importantly – Training. If you are keen to build your very own website from scratch, this is undoubtedly one of the best options available. The Wealthy Affiliate Level One Certification Training is accessible on the Free subscription and takes you step-by-step through the process of creating your website from scratch.
You can choose a siterubix.com domain name eg: yourwebsitename.siterubix.com under the Free option, or if your prefer you can purchase a .com (or other suffix) domain through their domain name service.
- Pricing Options
- Forever Free option (no credit card required ever) 1-2 websites
- Premium option – monthly from USD $49 or yearly from $359 (or $299 during annual black Friday sale) up to 50 websites for the one flat rate
- Read a Detailed Product Overview here
- Additional reading:
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Does SiteRubix have an affiliate program?
Yes. SiteRubix and Wealthy Affiliate have one of the best affiliate referral programs available. There are great opportunities to build a recurring monthly revenue stream through referrals and domain name sales. You can also generate additional income when Wealthy Affiliate members utilize any training material you have developed and published on the platform. On top of that you can earn revenue by promoting Jaaxy which is a first class SEO keyword research tool.
KD Forsman Website Design
Due to increasing demand in this area, I also offer website design and hosting services specifically for authors and book promotion. If you need a website developed to promote your book or to showcase your work as an author, but you don’t have the time or technical expertise to create your own website, this option may suit you.
All websites are built on WordPress and are SEO optimized. Once your website has been created, you will be given your own login details to access and maintain your content, create new blog posts or additional pages. Basic training will be provided to get you started if needed.
- Website Design & Build – from $500
- Hosting – $15 per month or $195 per year (includes email hosting)
Does kdforsman.com have an affiliate program?
Done-for-you websites by HumanProofDesigns
HumanProofDesigns are specialists in the design and build of quality niche affiliate websites. Their ‘done-for-you’ websites are custom-made and researched, uniquely designed and are offered at extremely competitive pricing.
If you are thinking of starting your own affiliate marketing business, but don’t want the hassle of building a website from scratch, HumanProofDesigns have a compelling value proposition for you.
“HumanProofDesigns aims to give you a BS free entrance into affiliate marketing. We know what works and what doesn’t. We know how to research profitable niches and the best keywords. We know how to create content that converts.
I recommend HumanProofDesigns because the mastermind behind this product is Dom Wells one of the top affiliate marketers in this business. With a HPD website you are in safe hands.
- Pricing Options:
- Ready made or custom made niche site – from $798 – $1298
- Aged site $1497
- Hosting not included
- Product review to come
- Check out this recent case study about Dom Wells here
Does HumanProofDesigns have an affiliate program?
Yes. HumanProofDesigns affiliate program is open to all kinds of influencers, bloggers, online marketers, and more. Their affiliate program is designed to be accessible to anyone with a platform, audience or voice.
There is a simple application form to join. Once you are approved as an affiliate you will be provided with a unique affiliate link. This can be shared on your website, in emails and through social media etc. For every sale through your affiliate link you will earn a 10% commission.
This post contains referral links which means that if you purchase from one of my links, I will receive a small percentage of the sale. “Basically, if you buy through my website, I might be able to support my caffeine habit, but not make enough for some new Jimmy Choos.”