Get started on building your author website
Here are some free tutorials for building a basic author website with elegant newsletter and Mailchimp integration.
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GETTING DIVI & BLOOM
This describes how to get the Divi theme & Bloom plugin.
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INSTALLING DIVI & BLOOM This describes how to install the Divi theme & Bloom plugin.
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SITE ICON & LOGO
This describes how to install the Divi theme & Bloom plugin.
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BASIC DIVI SETTINGS
Next we’ll be hooking up the standard Divi theme settings.
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SETTING UP THE FOOTER
Now we’ll set up the footer to have our copyright information.
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BASIC PAGE LAYOUT
Here is where we’ll layout our page template.
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Now we’ll hook up our menu on the site to match our sections.
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Pre-made image templates with Photoshop makes life easy!
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CREATING THE DYNAMIC LEAD
Here is where we create the section that will grab our readers and get them to signup.
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BASIC NEWSLETTER INTEGRATION
Here we do the basic integration using Mailchimp as our demonstration platform.
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ADDING YOUR BOOKS TO THE PAGE
We’ve finally reached the point where you can add your books!
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Let’s update the author bio section.
Additional website tutorials
THE DUPLICATE POST PLUGIN
This plugin will save us a lot of headache when making new pages!
STANDALONE SIGNUP PAGE - ALL SERVICES
This uses the standard Bloom settings for connecting to various newsletter services.
STANDALONE MAILCHIMP SIGNUP PAGE - ADVANCED
Creating a Twitter source signup using the Mailchimp advanced method.