Mark Hatter

Mark Hatter - Web Developer

Brighton, UK

An experienced developer and designer. I specialize in creating engaging, beautiful websites that sell you and your books.

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I am a professional Web Designer and Developer with over 9 years of real-world experience designing and developing great websites.
I mainly develop in WordPress but can use other platforms if required.

If you are looking for a new website that sells YOUR style of writing, I can help...

My focus is always on great design, professional development, and meeting the specific needs of every client.
The result is a website that looks amazing, ranks well in search engines, and is optimized for performance.

All my websites look great on Desktops, Tablets, and Mobile devices and I can also help with design and functionality changes to your existing websites.

Why work with me?

I listen to the needs of my clients.
I understand that authors need a platform to showcase their written works and build up a loyal following.
I create modern, engaging website designs using current technologies.
I can integrate your site with your Social Media platforms to drive traffic and increase awareness.
I communicate regularly (using E-Mail, WhatsApp, Skype, or your preferred method) so you always know the current status of your website.
Your site will be optimized for SEO and performance. (in broad terms, friendly to search engines such as Google)
All my sites look great on mobile devices, as well as on laptops and tablets.
I have clients in many countries, so am used to working across different time zones (I am based in Spain)

Thanks for taking the time to read this and I look forward to working with you.
Mystery & Crime
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Work experience

Website Designer and Developer

September, 2017 – Present (over 5 years)

I design and develop beautiful websites for authors who want to showcase their books and stand out from the crowd!
This includes online shop setup, social media integration, newsletter signup integrations, and much more!

My years of experience help me ensure that the finished product sells you and your books!

Before becoming a freelance designer, I worked as a Web Developer for companies including, the publishing company Dorling Kindersley, Panasonic, and Sony.


Alandra Knight, Adult romance author -

Alandra wanted to represent the colorful, fiery nature of her books in a new website design. The more color the better!
The website also includes an online shop for selling signed books and other merchandise.

If you would like a website that tells the story of YOUR books, please get in touch!

Ta'Shay Mason Author Website (

Ta'Shay writes beautifully illustrated books about dealing with grief and coming to terms with loss as a child.

She wanted a website that would appeal to children as well as adults with cute animations and an online store to sell her books.

Check out the scuba diving dog on the books page!

Please contact me if you would like a beautiful website that tells your story!

Inclusive Economics

I designed and coded the portfolio section of this website. The client wanted a fluid masonry grid design that moved around as the screen size changed.


I developed a website for Tyron, a company making road safety devices.
This site is in WordPress and uses the Elementor page builder


I designed a landing page with custom animation for a Music Copyright company.

Gaslow Direct

I designed a new landing page for a company that sells equipment for camper vans and motorhomes

A traveling life

A responsive WordPress website for travel writer and content creator Brianne Miers

Footprints and Memories

A modern WordPress website for the travel writer - Amy McPherson
This was developed in such a way that it was easy for Amy to add her own content.

Abigail Chen, crime fiction author

A website design template for authors.
In this instance, it has been styled to suit a crime fiction author.

Emma Hayes, children's author

A fully responsive, animated website design template for authors.
In this instance, it has been styled to suit a children's fiction author.

This site includes custom coded and very cute animation!

Mark has 2 reviews

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Alandra Knight
Mark went above and beyond my expectations for the new web design! He's very easy to work with and very professional. He's prompt at responding to messages even with the time difference. I highly recommend his work.

Alandra Knight, March 2023

Mark Hatter
Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was a pleasure working on your new website! I wish you lots of luck with the new books!

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TaShay Mason
Mark did a wonderful job with my website. He is professional and very creative. He responds in a timely manner. I highly recommend Mark’s services.

TaShay Mason, March 2023

Mark Hatter
Thank you! I'm so glad you're happy with the finished site. It was great to work with you and I wish you luck with the books in the future! Mark

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