So, I don't know what the heck I'm doing. I've been online trying to find a way to make my own website and I'm not sure what the best way to go is. I don't have a problem spending a little money, but I want something kinda cool. Should I even have a website? I know there are a lot of authors out there with their own web page with links to stuff and ways to order the book. I suppose some are more elaborate than others, but I don't even know where to start. What do I do? Does anyone know how to build these things? If so, how much do you charge? Maybe I don't need anything too extravagant, just something easily to maneuver through.
Here are some of the websites of authors that I know that obviously have an extensive marketing budget: