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Authorlicious – Rock Your Author Websites without hurting your wallet

Authorlicious Author Website Theme

Dear you,

I’m so glad you’re reading this, because I think Authorlicious is just what you need to inexpensively improve your author website – and build your career as an author. Why? As a fellow indie author who makes a living from my writing and publishing, I know that you want a home online – an author website – that:

  1. Showcases you as a professional author
  2. Helps grow your audience and bond with enthusiastic readers
  3. Helps sell more books and opens doors to opportunity
  4. Allows you to easily update and maintain without much technical knowledge
  5. Is quick and easy to set-up so you can get back to writing!
Example of Authorlicious Author Website Template
Looks great on PC/Mac, iPad & smart phones!


The support of an award-winning team that will be there for you every step of the way! You don’t have to feel alone or overwhelmed with putting your site together, or maintaining it afterward because Authorlicious comes with unlimited email support and a “there are no stupid questions” policy :)

Laura Brandon Wu
Laura & Brandon at 30 Day Books, Top Website recipients.

You’re a savvy author who knows that the only way to get ahead in the new publishing world is to have a strong online presence. Websites are going to replace both the resume (CV) and the query letter in just a few years… wow! It’s becoming more and more important to have a welcoming home online.

30 Day Books Awards

What’s to love about Authorlicious…

Stunning design = Returning visitors Great content is undermined by bad design. Authorlicious has intuitive design and optimized navigation so that readers continue to come back again and again!

Personality = Bonding with your readersSite-wide images of you and your book and a welcoming home-page make your site more personal. The blog allows for easy commenting, interaction and engagement with your community of regular readers.

Social media savvy = Grow your audience Authorlicious makes it easy for readers to find and follow you on social media, subscribe to your blog, join your mailing list, fan you on GoodReads and more.

Easy customization = Brilliant branding Color, font and background can all be changed at the click of a button to enable you to proudly display your genre, style and author brand site-wide. Make it yours.

Marketing principles = Drives book sales Authorlicious is the only theme with live Amazon and GoodReads integration. Our Amazon widget (an optional feature) allows you to pull in your BEST reviews from Amazon in real time. A GoodReads review widget is also available. You set the minimum number of stars to be displayed and show off your best book reviews to encourage sales.

Responsive Layout - Authorlicious Author Website

Responsive Layout = Resizes for the iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire etc With more and more people browsing your website on digital devices other than the computer, it’s important to make sure it looks good at all sizes. Authorlicious automatically resizes for all browsing devices to make it look good even on a cell phone.

Sizzling SEO = Boost your traffic Authorlicious is solidly built by our development team right here in Seattle (one of the best WordPress team in the land of Amazon and Microsoft). It’s search engine optimized so you’ll attract more of the right visitors to your site and blog, and in turn, gain more readers.

Committed Support Team = Never feel alone again! Myself (Laura) & Brandon offer unlimited customer support for a whole year. We also offer the option to extend the customer support after 12 months to make sure you never feel frustrated or lost with regards to your site ever again.

Authorlicious - Book Library Authorlicious - Book Library 2


30+ mini video tutorials = Learn a new (super valuable) skill! If and when you decide to learn how to use the full features WordPress has to offer, we’ve created 30+ fun mini video tutorials (all hosted online ready for instant watching) to teach you everything you need to know about WordPress.

WordPress Video Tutorials

Author Website on Mobile and Tablet

What other costs are involved?

Authorlicious is a WordPress theme that is uploaded onto WordPress (a free software), and is then installed onto a server by a hosting company such as BlueHost or MediaTemple (our preferred providers). Hosting costs anything from $5-$12/ month. A domain name (your URL such as will be about $10/ year, but is often free with your first year of hosting. Total hosting and domain cost typically starts from $70 a year.

Satisfaction 100% GuaranteeOur Guarantee

I want you to feel that Authorlicious is 110% right for you. It’s really important to us that you are really happy with your purchase and new site. That’s why if you change your mind, we offer a 60-day, no questions asked, 100% money-back guarantee.

So who are we?

Laura & Brandon

You might know us as team 30 Day Books. Perhaps you’ve read one of our books, blog posts or heard that we won Top website for Independent authors by both the Alliance of Independent Authors and the Association of Independent Authors? Brandon is the techy, ex-Sony guy and Laura is a former teacher and book marketing head. We’re both authors (both indie and traditionally published). We’re readers, hikers, dog-lovers and coffee-addicts residing in Seattle (not a coincidence!)


Buy Now! (license for one WordPress single site, contact us for WordPress Multisite (WPMU) licenses.)

I suggest that you take action now, because prices will be going up in 2013. Getting a professionally designed, solidly built site + WordPress tutorials + unlimited customer support at this price is extremely reasonable. People are already telling us that we’re crazy for offering this so low.
Review of Authorlicious Website Template (unsolicited comment about Authorlicious by 30 Day Books)


Who else is using Authorlicious?

Here are some authors who are enjoying Authorlicious and their awesome new site! Authorlicious Website Examples

Tanya Savko, Authorlicious User

… provides the framework for a truly functional and highly customized website – I am thrilled with my new site! There are so many great things about Authorlicious!” Tanya Savko, Slip


I love my new Authorlicious site because I can update it in a few simple clicks.” Cat Lavoie, Breaking the Rules


Authorlicious was really simple to set up and improved the look of my website 100%. My old site looked amateurish and dated. Now I think it looks professional and slick!” William Overby, The Movie House Mystery



WOW! You rate right up there for customer service….thank you so much. Authorlicious has been an answer to my prayers. You and Brandon are fantastic. I love AUTHORLICIOUS!!!!!” Taylor Fulks, My Prison Without Bars


I found the Authorlicious theme very easy to work with – I replaced an existing theme and it was super smooth – it also looks great on an iPhone as well as the web. It’s been super easy to set up… it’s very simple to add in all of your Social Media (including goodreads and Amazon’s author central) to the site so your fans can connect with you in a variety of ways!” Andrea Stein, Rough Harbor


Don’t forget with Authorlicious that you get a whole year’s help with maintaining your website.  This is great for people like me who input the wrong data and have to email for help! Debbie Jeffreys, non-fiction titles


Being someone who looks at building a website in the same way primitive men looked at the stars, I was astounded by Authorlicious’s suave usability. The tutorials kick tail, all to the backdrop of an experimental jazz soundtrack that makes you feel cooler than you actually are. Amazing!” Samuel Sattin, League of Somebodies

[one_half_full_alpha] We don’t stretch ourselves thin or out-source our customer support to some far off land! In order to maintain FANTASTIC email support and answer all your questions thoroughly, we limit the number of themes we sell each month. Act fast to avoid disappointment.

Price: $129 $45

  • Use of Authorlicious™ on one live website. (WordPress single site only. Want to install on more than one website or WordPress Multisite (WPMU)? Email us!)
  • Lifetime access to exclusive video tutorials and support forums.
  • Authorlicious upgrades FOREVER!
  • Happiness guarantee – 60-day money back offer.

Buy Now! [/one_half_full_alpha] [one_half_full_omega] Authorlicious on iMac, iPad, iPhone [/one_half_full_omega]

Here’s what happens next! You’ll be taken to our payment processor, Gumroad. Once payment is processed, you’ll receive your Authorlicious theme in the form of a Zip file, along with access to your fab videos. Lingering questions? Email us anytime. Remember that there are no stupid questions, ask away!