It’s Friday and I hope you are enjoying the extended weekend
In this post I’ll answer the question, can video sell your book?,
Prior to my book being released I created two different promotional videos.
I put them on YouTube but I also have another service I pay for that they went on.
It’s important when promoting your book to find multiple ways to do so.
No doubt you created your book to be read. There’s a message you have to share whether it’s fiction or non fiction book.
It can begin to feel like writing the book was the easy part. Marketing was the hard part.
As you endeavor to promote your book you need to research any and every avenue available to you.
You may not have thought of video as part of that process but video can be a powerful tool.
How can you create a video?
I’ll share with you several ideas to start the thinking process.
First You could be on camera and read a portion of your book and explain it. Make it interesting. You want to choose a portion of the book that makes people say “I have to read that”!
Second: You can create a videos like I did. Those can be seen on my page “How To Start A Business”. I chose to do two separate videos. One announcing the book would be released shorty. The second video I created was a video movie trailer.
Third: This is a really fun and creative way to promote your book. If you are writing a fiction book you can have some students who are in a drama class act out a scene from the book! It would be fun for them plus you now have peoples attention! They will be more likely to read you book after getting that quick glimpse into the characters!
There are other ways you can promote you book and we’ll talk about that in later posts.
If you’ve written or you are going to write a book I’d like to know if video is part of your promotion strategy.
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Toni Nelson – Video and Business Coach, Award winning Videographer and Photographer, Author, Motivational Speaker.