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Marketing A Book (Beyond Social Media)

Successfully marketing a self-published book takes a lot of effort and creativity, and you don't have to rely exclusively on social media to do it.
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Creating An Author Video: Three Paths To Success

Whether you take the reins and make your own video, seek assistance with elements of the process, or outsource the project to a professional firm, an author video can be a great way to connect with your readers — and find new ones as well.
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12 Things You Can Do To Build Your Writing Career While Stuck At Home

Here are 12 ideas to help you put your time to good use while stuck at home to build your writing career and add variety to your scheduled writing time.
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Creating A Low-Cost Book Trailer

Creating videos can be as satisfying as writing books, so don’t be afraid to extend your communication outreach to new dimensions by producing an inexpensive, but compelling, book trailer.
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Creating a Book Trailer That Sells Books

While a video can be a great attention-getter online, a poor-quality book trailer can be disastrous for your promotions. Here are ways to create a book trailer that sells books.

15 ways to promote your book with a book trailer

15 ways to promote your book trailerA book trailer is a short video teaser for your book. The video can consist of live action, animation, scrolling text on a black background, or pretty much anything else you think will capture the imagination of the viewer. But are book trailers really necessary for promotion? I mean, you're an author, not a filmmaker, and a book is a book — NOT a movie! Well, click HERE to read one writer's opinion on the necessity of book trailers. "Necessary" may be a strong word, but in our socially-connected, video-frenzied world, a professional book trailer can be a super helpful tool in your promotional bag of tricks. They're short, sharable, exciting (when done well), and show that you're serious about your writing, so readers will take you seriously too. OK. Wanna create one? Check out our top 5 book trailer tips for authors. Still stumped on what'd make a good trailer for your book? Get some inspiration from these fantastic book trailers. Now, you've filmed and edited your book trailer and you're ready to wow the world with it. What do you do? Where do you begin?

Here's a list of ways to promote your book with your book trailer

Book trailers? Absolute necessity or pretty fluff?

Book trailers for authors[This article was written by Camille Frantz and originally appeared on Free-eBooks.net.] I follow many authors in my various social media streams – Google+, Facebook, Twitter – and one of the things I have been noticing is an increase in the frequency of book trailer postings. I am a child of the 80s; and from a so-called “Third World” country, no less. The word “trailer” primarily forms the image of a vehicle that is towed behind another automobile or some kind, and is usually for either leisure or for the transportation of goods. After a while, the term “movie trailer” was assimilated into my vocabulary because … well, everybody goes to the movies, right? We used to call them “previews,” and in a lot of cases, that’s still a term that is used today. Previews, or trailers if you prefer the term, are how we determine whether a movie looks like something we’d want to see. As with books, there are movies we automatically know we want to see just based on


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