How To Ebook

Home » Uncategorized » Video is King When Marketing as an Author via #indiesunlimited

Video is King When Marketing as an Author via #indiesunlimited

Find us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterView our profile on LinkedInView our videos on YouTube

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 12,674 other followers

Advertisements

author michael poeltlGuest Post
by Michael Poeltl

It’s a fact that people engage with video almost three times longer than a static post or ad. That’s your first indication that video is your way forward. The other is that video can pack a visual punch a meme or gif just can’t accomplish. Consider an author reading passages from his or her book and the tension that accompanies it by standing in front of a group of people. If you’re lucky, you’ve filled the seats. If not, that anxious feeling could ruin your night. That’s stressful. Video readings, on the other hand, are completely stress-free. Do it from the comfort of your favourite chair. I was actually kind of nervous even to sit in front of the camera the first time, but with now over 20 videos behind me, the pace and comfort level at which I’m doing these video readings has increased ten-fold.

And, whereas in-person readings can go long, video readings should last no more than three minutes. You don’t want to give too much away, and this is more in-step with today’s short attention spans.

 

read more https://www.indiesunlimited.com/2018/10/30/video-is-king-when-marketing-as-an-author/

Advertisements

1 Comment

  1. Reblogged this on Author Don Massenzio and commented:
    Check out this post from the How to eBook blog that tells us Video is King When Marketing as an Author

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: