Do they influence people to buy books? Not necessarily, but they’re fun and may influence those who have already heard about your book previously.
Principles in making a book trailer
- About a minute long for the ‘slideshow’ kind above
- Can be up to 3 -4 minutes if includes snippets from the author (perhaps interview questions …)
- These were made with Lumen 5. A free (or paid, for more features) company. I simply dragged and dropped in the music and most of the photos from their huge library of copyright free music/photos. You can also upload your own.
Please feel free to copy the link and share these videos. To share – include your own recommendation of the book first (or even copy the review you’ve written.