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Shelly Schoen-Rene

Shelly Schoen-Rene - Web Developer

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Ready to help you with your simple, complex, professional, artistic, fantastical, or all-of-the-above website. Very reasonable rates.

Overview

I am a project manager and web designer who can manage your book project and design and build your new author website. I am an expert in WordPress (including theme editing and custom css), SquareSpace, Weebly, SharePoint, WIX, and good old fashioned HTML. I also have a vast store of stock images and graphic design expertise and software that I can use to help with your site.

Did you already build a site that isn't perfect? I can also fix sites you built yourself or another designer built very inexpensively if problems come up. I fix websites with all sorts of problems and can help with a variety of additions too.

Extra features I can include in a new author site or add to an existing site include:

- SEO set-up and coaching
- Google Analytics
- Custom Menus, icons, and contact forms
- Extra site security and back-up
- Embedded Amazon, Goodreads, Twitter, Facebook, Survey Monkey, Rafflecopter, and other iframe or API features
- Video, audio, animation (pictures fade in, move, scroll, fly across the page)
- eCommerce -- Sell books directly on your site or set up affiliate features
- Custom WordPress or Squarespace theme edits (for example, say you want your books page to not have a header or blog sidebar and every page seems to have that)
- Change your footer to say whatever you wish (note that with free sites you cannot remove the service's branding per the terms and conditions)
- Social media icons and social media share it buttons
- Readings and events page including an easy way to update this and share with your social networks in just a couple of clicks
- Map of bookstores who carry your books

Services
Fiction
Anthologies Children's - Middle Grade Literature Poetry Short Story
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Music

Work experience

Principal

Self-employed
December, 2016 – Present (about 1 year)

Independent project management, process design, RFP response, and web design

Projects

Cellist Musician Site

Site designed for professional cellist using Weebly. Includes videos, events, and projects.

Columbus Park Eating Disorder Clinic - WordPress Theme Editing and Custom CSS

Made extensive corrections, theme (php and css) editing, and re-design to existing WordPress site.

Resumemama - Resume and Career Writer

Janet hired me to showcase her unique resume writing services using SquareSpace.

Katie Nave Freedman - Freelance Writer and Video Producer

Katie hired me to design a SquareSpace site to highlight her unique style and projects. She gave me a color scheme and vision, and I choose the photos and formatting (including custom CSS) to make it happen.

Marie Maybe - Children's Middle Grade Writer

Added new photos and theme. I also added a project page including an embedded iframe from WattPad.

Big Wonderful Press Website

Designed WordPress site for a small press including unique pages for every book, directory pages, and a blog. Used a customized premium theme.

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