Category Archives: Trailers

Getting a Foreword or a “Blurb” from a Famous Person

A great way to attract attention to your book is to get an expert in the field, or a celebrity or media “star,” to write a foreword for your book or at least provide a quote (“blurb”) you might use on the … Continue reading

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First Place Badge from You Gotta Read Videos

The folks over at You Gotta Read Videos sent me this ”badge” in recognition of the romantic trailer (as opposed to the deamatic trailer) taking the top spot in their September contest.  Thanks again to all of you who helped make it … Continue reading

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The Blizzard Wins September Trailer Contest

The “romantic” trailer (as opposed to the “dramatic” trailer) captured 36% of the total 584 votes cast in the September trailer contest over at yougottareadvideos, to win the first place, coming in ahead of the second place finisher by 37 … Continue reading

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Vote in the National Trailer Contest – Ends 9/26!

The “romantic” trailer for The Blizzard is one of the entrants in this month’s trailer competition at You Gotta Read Videos.  Please go over there, mark #2 in the right column, and click on the “Vote” down at the bottom.  … Continue reading

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Before you “trailer,” consider this

Michael Kardos provided the following in a guest post to Darcy Pattison’s “Book Trailer Manual Newsletter.” He provides three important points worth considering before you attempt doing a trailer. Book trailers are relatively new, are mainly an internet phenomenon, and, … Continue reading

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Vote now! Which trailer do you prefer?

Last month, one of the trailers for The Blizzard was entered in an on-line competition and came in third. In my last post, I mentioned I’d be entering the other trailer in the contest in a few months. In the … Continue reading

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Thanks for your support in the trailer contest

After holding the lead for the first three days, the original trailer for The Blizzard finished in third place with a total of 96 votes in the You Gotta Read Videos book trailer contest. A big thank you to all … Continue reading

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