Create Your Author Website with Jimdo

The easiest way for writers to get online

With Jimdo, you can make a beautiful website in minutes—no coding required. Our modern designs will help you capture readers’ imaginations and promote your work all over the world.

Author website designs with everything you need

Sell books in your online store

Your work, your profits. Save on third-party platform fees and let readers buy books and merchandise from you direct. Just upload an image, describe it, and start selling!

Reach more readers on Google

With Jimdo’s automatic SEO, it’s never been easier to grow your audience online. Just add your keywords and you’ll be ranking higher in search results in no time.

Keep your website GDPR-compliant

Legal jargon not your niche? Our Legal Text Generator creates personalized Imprint and Privacy Policy texts that are GDPR-compliant—guaranteed. So you can focus on the writing you love.

How to make a website for authors and writers

  1. Create a free Jimdo account and answer a few questions about your writing business.
  2. Jimdo gathers your professional info from places like Google and Facebook.
  3. Choose a design and color palette to match your style. We’ll use photos and text you already have, or add some free author website content to get you started.
  4. Add your author bio or writing samples, publish it, and you’re done.
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Web design for every professional writer


Bring your words to life with a stunning website that shows your creative side. No art director required!

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Build a professional website to showcase your work, promote your social media profiles, and get new leads, all in one place.

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Make it easy for readers to find a title they’ll love, with stunning slideshows and galleries to show off your best sellers and upsell preorders.

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Creating a portfolio website is a great way to showcase your skills and win editing work. Add your writing samples, rates, and contact info—then you’re all set.

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Beautiful author website examples built with Jimdo

Want to create a website for a book you’re writing or go from unpublished author to self-published sensation? Here’s all the author website design inspiration you need!

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