Monday, August 17, 2009

Why a video will help sell your book

"A shopper who watches a video about a product is more likely to buy it.
That’s why publishers and video producers are rushing to collaborate on low-cost video book trailers. Publicists and marketing professionals believe these videos are the best new way to create the kind of buzz that attracts readers and sales.
In the past few months, publishers like Simon & Schuster, Harlequin, Scholastic, Wiley and others, have commissioned and produced hundreds of these short videos. They’re posting them on their own company websites, on Amazon, YouTube, author sites and blogs, and an expanding universe of multimedia and social networking sites."
Läs mer i Alan Rinzlers inlägg i The Book Deal.

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