Fast And Lightweight WordPress Sites for Authors

Amazing Author Websites in 2* days!

Not tech savvy? 

Or perhaps you just want to do what you do best – write!

Who has time to learn how to build websites, right?

And as indie author, you want to spend as little of that non-existent marketing budget as possible. 

I know where you’re coming from because I’ve been there; which is why I offer this no-frills service for only $250 per 4 page site. 

* The two day turnaround refers to two working days from the moment I accept your project.

How can I help you?

Hi! My name is WP van der Merwe and I am an indie author. 

I haven’t always been one. I was a primary school teacher for more than a decade before I started writing, but during my teaching days, I built websites for my entrepreneurial friends. 

I figured: I have a B.A. degree in Communication Sciences, I might as well make use of it. Little did I know that it would actually come in handy once I decided to follow my dream of writing for a living. 

It was during that tentative finding-your-feet-as-a-new-author phase, when I learned what people charge for websites. I certainly didn’t have upwards of $500 to spend on a basic site. And so I did it myself – truth be told, you could do it too! With a bit of time and patience, you could learn how to build your own site. The internet is an incredible learning tool… 

The question is: How much time are you willing to spend on learning a new skill? There’s a lot more to building a site than just dragging and dropping things. It’s the behind-the-scenes technical stuff that gets most people. 

Luckily, I am here to help! And at a much more reasonable rate than most website developers… 

SERVICES

Design

There is a wide range of templates you can choose from to get the exact page and site layout you want.

Once you incorporate your own images, colors and fonts, your site will truly be unique.

Development

I take care of the behind-the-scenes things like Google Analytics, email setup, SEO optimization, etc.

Many authors struggle with this and I have seen some "IT Experts" charge as much as $250 just to set up your MailerLite account and link it to your Newsletter sign up form on your site.

Hosting & more

Worried about domain name registration and setting up your hosting company and package? I got that covered!

I can facilitate .com domain name registration from as little as $18 and monthly WordPress hosting on dedicated WordPress hosting servers from only $12.50 per month.

What you get for $12.50 hosting per month

5GB Hosting Space

Unlimited monthly traffic

2 Sub Domains

500 Email Addresses

25 SQL Databases

Template Portfolio

Eventually, I will have 10 different template themes and 40 different pages to choose from. (I’m adding a new theme/4 pages per week)

Currently, there are 4 different templates andf 16 different pages to choose from, so I’m confident we’ll get the right “look & feel” for your site.

Our Customers

At the moment I only have two, but the news is bound to spread, and I’ll have more ​examples of actual work soon enough.

"Brilliant! Anyone who's able to make me look better than Willem Killian deserves a beer! My site rocks!"

- Dark fantasy author, Liam Starker
(He's the guy that favors the monsters...)
Liam Starker
www.liamstarker.com

Meet Our Leadership

It’s a one man show, so I don’t really know what you were expecting here…

What are you doing way down here at the bottom of the page, anyway? Go look at the templates!

Would you like to start a project with us?

Check out the Services section so that you know exactly what you’re going to get.

Even as an established author, you don’t need much, so don’t let web developers bully you into getting anything more. You might need an online store integration later, but that is really it. Anything more is overkill.

So, here’s a quick final checklist for you:

  1. Look at the Services offered.
  2. Look at the Templates.
  3. Get in touch!