Endangered Species Day: Book Trailer

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 […]

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You Need a Series of Book Trailers

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 […]

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Book Trailers: On Facebook and About Aesthetics

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 […]

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Tips for Skype Author Visit: Be Prepared

The main light is about 2 o'clock from my face, bouncing off the ceiling.

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 […]

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Book Trailers

How Do You Make Your Book Stand Out in the Crowd?

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 […]

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