Hey,thanks so much!
And that's a really good question, Dave. I guess the answer is, Who
knows? It's so hard to quantify what works and what doesn't (and I'm
sure publishers don't really know). I haven't done a trailer before,
so I'll let you know how it goes. But, yeah, I think it's potentially
a good way to reach readers. Personally, I prefer teaser trailers of
about 1 to 2.5 minutes (as opposed to longer trailers). I've seen
some viral-type videos that are pretty cool. They aren't s book
specific but they can generate some gret buzz. Of these, I really
like the homegrown ones tht James O. Born does like this one
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> > Jason, I know these days everything is tried to get books
> > From your experience/observations, how effective are book
> > attracting new readers?
> I am not Jason, but I have some friends who have made trailers in
> order to attract youtubistas and such, of which there are millions.
> is one more tool, a good one, in my opinion.
> This is a simple example, a photographic trailer for Jim Kunstler's
> novel _A World Made by Hand_. It got over 27,000 views, probably
> people who would not otherwise have heard of the book (or the
> And Jason, I will pass on the word about your trailer.
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