Episode #8 Viral Videos: How to Make it Happen to Your Booktrailer

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Show Notes 
Episode # 8

Subject: Book Trailers: The Good, The Bad, The Unwatchable

Guests: Lisa Gottfried – yes, again, but it’s a different topic! She  runs Digital Weavers and VideoInAMinute.
Lisa’s Contact number: 707-332-2163 (for a FREE consult on your book trailer!)

As you can tell if you listen, I recorded this before my Nancy Werlin episode, and then didn’t upload it due to other pressing issues. No matter, it’s a great show with tons of really useful tips from my guest, Lisa Gottfried.

We talked about the secrets to getting your video to go viral (or at least the secret to paving the way to getting it to go viral!) We trash what we hate and expound on what makes a  great book trailer and what you should always remember when making yours. You can even get an already-uploaded booktrailer more widely seen, right now.

Two trailers I mentioned were…


Recent Comments

  • Grace Lin
    September 28, 2010 - 2:06 pm · Reply

    Hi Katie! Love you podcasts, just started listening to them all in a row. Just wanted to say, in my opinion, I don't think you should try to have "bite-sized" recordings, I like them long and think they could even go longer. The short ones are too short! Just my two cents, of course. Though, I'm sure the long ones are more work, so whatever is easiest–as long as you keep going. 🙂

  • Katie Davis
    September 28, 2010 - 2:21 pm · Reply

    Oh, Grace, this is a GREAT comment, thank you! Because I feel like I'm failing at my goal, so this is like permission to do what feel "righter."

    And I really appreciate your two cents, which feels like it's worth way more! Thank you!

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