On the up side of publishing there is the 'First time you see your cover!' day and there is the day you launch your book trailer. So here it is, the book trailer for my new trilogy 'The Chronicles of King Rolen's Kin'.
I must thank my long suffering husband, Daryl, who put the book trailer together. His web site is here.
Do book trailers sell books? I don't know. But they're fun!
There are now sites dedicated to book trailers. Here at Book Screening and again here at Preview the Book.
Writer and publicist Arielle Ford says:
'there is only so much marketing copy you can write about your book before you have saturated your target audience. But in one minute or less you can tap into the visual, auditory and emotional senses of your potential reader with a book trailer.'
Read her full article here.
As books become more interactive, the book trailer will grow and change. I see it as a chance to share the Resonance of the series with the readers.
How do you feel about book trailers? Would a really good book trailer make you remember the title or the cover? Would that translate into buying the book?