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What are Beta Readers?

What Are Beta Readers?

A beta reader is a person who reads your novel and offers you critiques on it. In this interview with guest author Audrey Henley, we talk about how to find and communicate with beta readers to get feedback on your work in progress.
10 book videos that are not book trailers

10 Book Videos You Need That Are NOT Book Trailers

Not all videos that have books in them are book trailers... and knowing the different types of promotional videos you could make to market your book will only help to diversify and strengthen your marketing efforts! Here are 10 types of promotional book videos that you can (and should) make... that aren't book trailers.
book trailer style guide

Book Trailer Style Guide

There are many different styles of book trailers. In this article, we break it down four distinct genres: Cinematic, Dynamic Graphic, Animated, and Illustrated.

The Great Book Trailer Debate

A clear definition of what a book trailer is and is not. In order to be a book trailer, your video must satisfy these five requirements.

Do This to Instantly Make Your Book Trailer Better

There's one mistake that's a dead giveaway that your book trailer was not done by a professional. I can help you fix it.

Should You Sell Your Books on Amazon?

If you've decided to self-publish your novel instead of going with a traditional or indie publisher, chances are you are strongly considering...

10 Professional Book Trailer Companies

The truth is: you're a writer. That's who you are and what you should be spending your time on. However, in the...
What is a book trailer?

What is a Book Trailer?

What are book trailers? Book Trailers are cinematic-style previews for books. Though many of these book trailers may look like big-budget movie trailers, these videos are actually promoting a book, not a film!

Top 10 Book Trailer Mistakes

What makes a book trailer effective or awful? We've compiled a list of the top ten mistakes people make when creating a book trailer.

Spoilers in Book Trailers and How to Avoid Them

A great book trailer will entice a reader to pick up the book, not make them feel like they’ve already read it cover to cover. Book trailers are NOT movie trailers! Movie studios don’t need to leave much to the imagination because they’re inviting us to see a big budget spectacle, not experience a character’s journey.

Must-Watch Trailers