·Websites I find to have good user interfaces, attractive design, ease of navigation, and/or clear calls to action. Due to the nature of my business, many of the…
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This site (designed by Ted Angel, based on a site sketch I created) is working for, and not against, its owner. It's clean and easy to navigate; the social media buttons are easy to find; the newsletter signup is on every page; and the best part -- it uses an embedded Scribd sample so the author's sample chapters can be read and shared without anyone having to leave the site.
While I'm not in love with this Blogger theme, this site has a few strengths worth illuminating: 1) The blog is very clearly branded with a mission statement. 2) The sidebar tells you all you need to know, how to get in touch, and offers a reader's guide. 3) This blog is a good example of how you can be clever on a budget and alter a free Blogger theme to suit your needs. Lunch in Paris
While Susan Shapiro's site won't win any design awards, some people don't need a lot of bells and whistles. I like that her site is basic: her capsule bio and navigation are front and center, and the rest of her home page is book covers. The statement is very clear: "This person writes books. Lots of books." Now if someone could just persuade her to give up AOL...
When Did I Get Like This
This site is clean, white, and well-organized. She puts her blog on the home page because she's an active blogger (an important part of her career and persona). I particularly like how easy she makes it for you to find and buy her book. When Did I Get Like This? — musings of a former perfectionist
author of A Violet SeasonKathy Leonard Czepiel | author of the historical novel A Violet Season
Here's an example of a simple, well-planned, well-laid out author and book website that's also very soothing to the eye. So many author sites fight with the visitor instead of setting a tone amenable to reading. I love this site because it's warm, classy, and inviting.
Martha Beck's site is so pretty. The basics are easy to find, the blog is on the home page, you have an option of how many emails you wish to receive from her company, and her "street cred" (publicity, latest products, social media) are all right there in the sidebar. Well done work by designer Sarah J. Bray. Almost makes me want to be a designer. Almost. (Not quite; I don't like computers enough.)