Here is a wonderful post from the Pearls Before Swine blog in which Yecheilyah tells us the reason for having an author web site apart from your blog. I do, (www.donmassenzio.com) do you?
Let me start by saying that a blog and an author website are two different things.
From the word weblog, a blog is a website that is designed to be interactive with regularly updated content. This can be why they are so popular today and why every writer should have one. Blogs are a great way to communicate with readers, meet new friends, and network with business people in your field.
A website is less interactive, not updated in the form of publishing new posts, and exists for selling products or services, promoting products, and displaying more information about the owner. Every professional business person will have a website. The biggest disadvantage from the network side for websites is that they are stationary. After someone purchases your product or service, joins your newsletter or discovers more about you, there is no room for interaction like with a blog. This may…
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