Matthew Prodger

Matthew Prodger - Web Developer

Bradford, UK

Expert WordPress web designer who will build you an author site designed to help you connect with your audience and build your brand online.

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Overview

It’s a simple fact of the digital age that all authors and publishers need a great looking website to showcase their work and to connect with their audience.

That is where I can help. With over 20 years experience in the fields of Internet and mobile technologies, I have worked with companies such as the BBC and Sony, as well as a variety of other business clients.

Now I would like to take those years of experience and apply them toward building you an easy-to-navigate mobile and tablet-responsive author website that will showcase your work and provide you with a destination where your fans can find you online.

Here are just some of services that I can provide whether you need a new website or you’ve already got a site that just needs some fine-tuning:

Website Creation:
With my years of web design experience, I can provide you with a WordPress website designed to fit your needs whether that’s a one-page, multi-page, or even an e-commerce site.

Website Optimization:
I’ll give your WordPress website a tune-up, from top to bottom, to improve website performance. This includes things like investigating issues caused by themes, plugins, non-optimized images, poor web hosting, and more.

WordPress Upkeep:
Scheduled maintenance on various items, including theme and plugins updates, will be performed to ensure that your website is always running smoothly.

Go ahead and get in touch, so that we can discuss how I can make your life easier by taking care of the tech work associated with your author site, which will allow you to focus your valuable time elsewhere.
Services
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Art
Education & Reference
Technology
Works with
WordPress

Certifications

  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification

Work experience

Web Designer / Developer

Self-employed
November, 2001 – Present (over 18 years)

Projects

RUSA-IE Book Website

A website used for marketing a specific book from the author, with details about the book itself, a background history for the dystopian future the book is based upon and external links to where the book can be purchased along with other merchandise.

The website features custom artwork to match the content in the book, with a dystopian style theme for content backgrounds contrasting with a bright theme to match the colours of the antagonists from the story.

Matthew’s Playroom Author Website

An author site for children’s picture story books with information on the stories available and links to where they can be purchased, along with a blog and other information.

Features of the website include custom artwork for each of the pages and theming to match the look and design of the artwork from the books.

Monkey In Our Tub Children's Book Website

This website consists of a single page providing information on a fun children's story book that tells the story of a mysterious monkey and his evening plans.

The site contains custom artwork, a downloadable activity sheet and links to purchasing.

To Write Writing Prompts Book Website

The To Write Writing Prompts book website provides details on how the book is designed to help writers in creating new content by providing inspiring topics and prompts.

The theme for this site provides clear and easy-to-read information with links to the online stores where the book can be purchased.

E Cantu Alegre Author Website

An author website providing information on a series of books from the author with external links to where they can be purchased online.

The website is themed around the author’s current fantasy series with a forest green styling for the UI and then custom artwork for items and found that are part of the story.

Adam Jordan Author Website

An author site featuring the latest book release and short stories, with links from the detailed book description to sites where the book can be purchased.

The pages contain custom artwork relating to the book and a gritty apocalyptic theme throughout the entire website.

V.L. Young Author Website

An author website providing information on the current books from the author with external links to where they can be purchased online.

The website is themed around the author’s current fantasy romance series with a mix of blood red styling for the UI and then custom artwork for items found in the books and for the headers.

Natasha Omokhodion Author Website

This is an author site with a featured book and a number of short stories also written by the author.

The various pages are themed with custom content related to that book or story page with the UI also coloured to match.

Book Publisher's Website With E-Commerce

A website with added e-commerce features using the WooCommerce plugin for WordPress providing information on the catalogue of books available through the publisher.

The website uses light theme colours counteracted with strong colouring for buttons, and bright images of the front covers from the books that are on sale.

Matthew has 6 reviews

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Donna Alford
Working with Matthew was a pleasure! Before he even offered the quote he asked questions to get ideas of what I wanted to happen with my website. I absolutely would recommend him for a WordPress website.

Donna Alford, February 2020

Matthew Prodger
Thank you for your wonderful review Donna! It has been a pleasure working with you and I hope we have the chance to work together again in the future.

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Jerry Sander
Matthew exceeded expectations consistently and came up with a creative, sharp look for my website, integrating it into my marketing plan well. I wouldn't hesitate to work with him again, or to recommend him to others.

Jerry Sander, January 2020

Matthew Prodger
Thank you for your kind words Jerry. Your imagination and enthusiasm made it a pleasure to work with you on this collaboration and design a site that you really liked. I look forward to working on ...
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Adam Jordan
Matthew built an incredible site. His talent, experience and professionalism really shine. I had no experience or knowledge on building or managing a website and Matthew was quite insightful and supportive at every step. So much so that I refuse to go to anyone else with web help after this collaboration.

Adam Jordan, December 2019

Matthew Prodger
It was a pleasure to work with you Adam and I'm really pleased that you're so happy with the website I built for you. I look forward to working with you again on future collaborations.

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Maria E Cantu Alegre
I haven't much knowledge regarding technology, but Matthew worked with me rather seamlessly. He constructed a gorgeous website for me. His attention to detail was impeccable. His creativity in design . . . Outstanding. I was stunned by his finished work. I would 100% recommend him to others.

Maria E Cantu Alegre, December 2019

Matthew Prodger
Thank you for your kind words Maria and it was a pleasure to work with you on creating your website. I look forward to collaborating on future projects with you.

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Megan Kjarbo
Matthew was very easy to work with. Very professional. My website is absolutely beautiful because of him. I would highly recommend him.

Megan Kjarbo, December 2019

Matthew Prodger
I'm so please that you love your new website Megan and thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure working with you and I hope we can collaborate on other projects in the future.

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