In a society that googles everything, a website is a must—and a good website lends credibility and professionalism. More, it makes it easy for a potential client or reader to find the information they need to choose this book or that service. My designs are all about my clients, translating their likes and goals into a visual interface. Classy, professional, dark, whimsical, image-intense or highly minimal—everything from look to function is tailored to your tastes.
The process is easy. We'll discuss what you’d like in a site—style, mood, and function—and I’ll mockup some designs. These will grow and change as you provide input. Once the site is finished and live, I will walk you through how to update your content yourself.
• Built on Wordpress, Squarespace, or Shopify
• Custom design
• Full initial content setup
• Social media inclusion & contact forms
• The standard bookstore icon set for authors
• Setting up an online store if needed
• For authors with series or multiple books: auto updating setup to make adding new books easy
• Custom mobile theme (Squarespace has a mobile theme by default)
• Full content control, including design-specific elements update via custom fields
Current site refresh:
Want to update your site without overhauling it? Sometimes a site needs fresh graphics or organization within its current framework to really shine. Or maybe it's simply time for a change. Either way, we can work with what you have to give you what you need.
Need updates to your current site? I can help!
Social Media & Ads
This includes themed branding across all your socials, newsletter, and/or book promo images to use on your favorite sites.
Logos, book club kits or reader guides, bookmarks, postcards, business cards, posters, coloring pages—I've designed everything from book covers to CD cases to oracle cards. If you need print materials, I can provide you with digital files you can use anywhere or take to the printer of your choice.
For any of the print or ad designs, I can setup projects in Canva so you can edit the text for your custom flyer/ad/reader's guide. The design and images are all done in photoshop, then I'll transfer it over to the Canva setup. The text will all be within your control, so if you'd like to switch it out—or even swap out book covers—you totally can.
Designed and coded websites and Wordpress templates to spec, for both individuals and organizations. Took preexisting or packaged content and reformated it for new designs and their archive base. Developed CMS tutorials and troubleshot errors. Designed business cards, bookmarks, brochures, flyers, booklets, book covers, CD covers, and t-shirts.
The Little Fig
Laid out books for print, designed catalogues, logo and branding. Built and maintain the website. General troubleshooter for anything image or coding related.
Jennings Social Media Marketing
Designed and coded websites, blogs, landing pages, and CMS templates to spec. Troubleshot issues across all Jennings sites (10+), upgraded SEO practices, addressed client issues/worries and kept a detailed log of all work.
Book focused sites
Sites built around particular series or titles, including Kingdom of Souls and Nearly Gone.
Site designs for bestselling authors, often with large back catalogues. Includes Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Meagan Spooner, and Kathryn Purdie.
YA & MG Projects
Site and print designs for YA authors, including two books-focused sites: Kingdom of Souls and Nearly Gone.
Site designs for adult authors in a mix of genres, including romance, poetry, upmarket fiction, and western.
Picture Book Projects
Site and print designs for PB authors, including Jenn Bailey, Jody Jensen Shaffer, Sue Gallion, Maryann Mcdonald, and Ann Ingalls.
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