MinisiteDesigned for authors who don't have their own website, this is a multi-page minisite generated from their Smashwords page. It has:
- Purchase Links to third parties like Barnes and Noble.
- Social Networking integration
- Author and individual book pages
To Use:If you are a Smashwords user, you can create your minisite by going to the URL below, replacing YourAccountName with your Smashwords account name:
AboutThese are meant to solve a few issues: first, it puts the third party purchase links in one place, so users can see the books and buy on their preferred site, making it easier to get sales. Second, it makes a website easily and freely available to Smashwords authors who are not able to set one up.
This will work for publishers as well as authors, but probably won't be useful to them as most publishers have their own site.