Do It Yourself – Website Tutorials

You can find the full tutorial and cheatsheet at:

Step By Step Tutorial: How To Build Your Own Self-Hosted Author Website In 30 Minutes

There are three videos and accompanying cheatsheets in this series:
(1) How to build your own author website (this video)
(2) How to set up your website using the Author Pro theme
(3) How to set up your email list signup

I’ll take it step by step and you can follow along, so even if you’re not confident with technology, you should find everything you need.

In this first tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up your own author website. We’ll cover:

Why go self-hosted? [02:03 mins]
What is a domain name and a hosting account? [06:08 mins]
Why I recommend Bluehost for authors with small to medium sites [08:09 mins]
Go to

How to set up your account on Bluehost, claim your domain and install WordPress [09:37 mins]

Next video: How to setup Author Pro theme on your website:

Video 3: How to set up an email list and signup form on your website:

[Please note: The links in the text and the video are affiliate links, which means I receive a small percentage of the sale but at no extra cost to you. With the hosting, you even get a discount if you use my link. I hope you find the video tutorial useful enough that you will consider using my links so I can continue to provide free information. Thank you!]


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