Movie trailers, music trailers, book trailers, online video is all the rage. Over six billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube—that’s almost an hour for every person on Earth.
Increasingly, marketers are turning to videos to engage customers. If you have been thinking about creating a video trailer for your newest book, but are feeling like you can’t afford to create one, I have good news for you.
One website, Animoto, allows you to create a video in a few east steps: upload photos, select a video style, select music, add a few words of your own, and then, download, embed, or share your video via Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, and more. Animoto has a very reasonable pricing structure. In fact, you can create a free 30 second video using the site.
Book video trailers don’t have to be long or complicated. Check out this book trailer that is just about 30 seconds in length. It is simple, yet compelling.