Have seen this video about grammar by Weird Al Yankovic? It’s a hoot! It was posted on July 15, 2014, and it already has almost 10,000,000 views. If you can’t see this video, click here.
Today, May 16th is Endangered Species Day. It’s a day to remember the dangers to our environment if we can’t help endangered species survive. Here’s a not-so-serious look at my latest book trailer. It’s a spoof of DirectTV ads. If you can’t see this video, click here. The ABAYOMI eBook is on sale for $0.99 […]
Here’s an adorable video “Gotta Keep Reading,” a variation of “I Gotta Feeling,” with teachers and kids from New Academy Canoga Park. THIS is why we write! ‘Gotta Keep Reading’ Music Video from NACP School on Vimeo. If you can’t see this video, click here.
Do you have a new book coming out and you’re dying to try a book trailer, but you can’t really afford it? Here’s a great option. If you can’t see this video, click here. This video was created by MadMoo at Fiverr.com At Fiverr, people post an offer to do something for just $5. For […]
Guest post by Leslie Helakoski For more on the book, see this post on Shutta Crum’s blog today. I drag my feet when it comes to marketing my books. The exception is when it comes to making a book trailer. Book Trailers don’t take a ton of work, they aren’t expensive if you do it […]
Here’s a treat from Alan Silberberg. If you are NaNoWriMo-ing, he is planning a series of short inspirational (sorta) videos for writers. If you can’t see this video, click here.
Last week, I posted about Katie Davis’ new book, HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR BOOK. You posted a link to your favorite book trailer to win a free copy of this book. And the winner is Caroline Starr Rose for this video about her book, May B. If you can’t see this video, click here. Thanks, […]
I’m still celebrating the publication of my picture book, PRAIRIE STORMS, by creating another video. This time, I attended the AETN-PBS Family Day event in Conway, AR, where I talked with parents and kids about reading and books. I invited the kids to be “You Tube” Stars by answering a simple question: What is a […]
Want to put YouTube videos on your Facebook? ReelSeo has a couple tutorials for you: How to Add a Video to Your Facebook Welcome Page The Definitive List of Video Apps for Facebook Pages Book Trailers: Is It Budget or Aesthetics that Matters? On my sister-site, BookTrailerManual.com, I’m having a discussion with Melissa from YABookshelf […]
Tips for Skype Author Visit: Be Prepared More and more, librarians and teachers are using video conferencing software to connect with authors. Before I did my first Skype Author Visit today, with a school in Arlington, VA, I went through several fine-tunings of my setup. These are all small tweaks, but I felt like they […]
The Best Info About Book Trailers I’ve followed the book trailer phenomenon for a couple years and wanted to do a post. In 2003, it was just beginning; in 2006, there was lots of experimenting; in 2009, it seems here to stay and writers should take it as a given that they need a book […]