The WordPress Specialists For Authors
Creating your brand online with WordPress.
We specialise in producing high-quality websites for authors, developed in WordPress that load fast, and look great on any device.
Keeping you up-to-date and secure.
Creating the perfect author website is just the start. When readers want to find out more about you, it’s important your website is working 100% of the time.
How we do it
Developed In WordPress
Expression Without Limits
We help authors in creating amazing websites within the WordPress environment, a platform that allow greater freedom to produce the content they want to provide to their readers.
WordPress is not restricted to an individual hosting service like Squarespace and Wix are. So, as long as an author is hosting your WordPress website on a third-party solution, they can move their website to any web hosting service they like.
The Best Practices For Development
Optimised For All Devices
We use only the best development practices and plugins to create high-quality author websites that load quickly, and look great on any device.
We research and test the plugins required to provide the features requested by our clients, making sure the user experience is robust and the website remains stable. Our recommended plugins usually include industry-standard addons such as Yoast SEO and Wordfence.
High Quality Web Hosting And Maintenance
Keeping Your Website Running
We know that authors want to make sure their readers and fans can access the latest news and content 100% of the time.
To help ensure our client’s websites are always available we provide recommendations on the best web hosting companies that specialise in hosting WordPress websites, and also offer maintenance and update services at affordable prices.
Examples of our work
Who we are
With over 20 years working in the Retail, Entertainment and Education sectors, Black Ridge Technologies has a pedigree as a designer and developer for large and small clients.
Experienced In All Things Web
We specialize in creating beautiful and functional WordPress websites for book authors. We know that every author has a unique story to tell, and we believe that their website should reflect that.
With our expertise in WordPress design and development, we can help bring your vision to life and create a stunning online platform for your literary works. Our team is passionate about helping authors establish a strong online presence, and we pride ourselves on delivering stunning designs, customizations, and maintenance to ensure that your website remains up-to-date and functional.
Let us take your author platform to the next level and help you reach your readers with a stunning WordPress website.
Services We Recommend
Web Hosting Services
The Best Hosting For WordPress Websites
While Black Ridge Technologies do not host client websites themselves, we suggest only the best web hosting companies to work with.
One such company is SiteGround, who are recommended by WordPress themselves and specialise in hosting websites which run on the WordPress platform.
Built on the Google Cloud infrastructure, SiteGround offer 24/7 technical support, bespoke website performance enhancements, and managed security. They can help to keep client websites running smoothly and securely.
Book Blurb Writing Services
Creating Great Book Descriptions
Having a great website is only a small part of the marketing strategy for an author, and without a captivating book blurb (book description), potential readers may browse away from making a purchase.
The Book Blurb Writing Service team are highly experienced and skilled writers who can take the details about an author’s book and turn it into a polished and attention-grabbing book blurb to use on websites, online store pages, and in marketing material.
Boost Reader Confidence With Reviews
Authors can see a huge benefit from gaining reader reviews of their books, as good reviews instil confidence in potential readers that they are making a good purchase.
There are a number of reader review services out there, and authors can benefit from a service offered by Heather Wallace on Fiverr, where she offers a number of book review services which can help to bring in extra reviews (reader and editorial) for an author’s book.
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