In April 2015, Bob and Terri Gillespie of MTM Video from Media, PA, presented unique and practical ideas to authors interested in marketing their books through video productions.
According to Forbes Magazine, nearly 1 million new books are released each year. For independent authors, finding a way to stand out in the sea of great books is a challenge. From book trailers to video blogs, authors have more opportunities to market their books than ever before.
The seminar explained how a book trailer—like a movie trailer—is designed to get people talking about your book and to drive sales, or at least interest.
The Gillespies presented examples of their work as well as practical instruction on how authors can produce their own videos.
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About MTM Video: The husband and wife team of MTM Video has over 10 years of professional video experience, specializing in faith-based corporate and special events products. The MTM Video team also includes an award-winning author with over 13 years of marketing and project management experience. They specialize in partnering with both traditional and indie authors to produce affordable video marketing products.
We're a friendly group, don't be shy. If you're interested in becoming a member of DCWF, there are no application forms to fill out or dues to pay. Just show up at one of our meetings where we'll capture your name and contact information. We have a lot of resources and encouragement to offer, and new members always bring a lot to the group.
Established in 1993, DCWF meets the third Saturday of the month at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Tunnell Hall, 203 North Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947, from 9 AM to Noon. Meeting attendance runs from eight to 28. Many are beginning writers who are mentored by those who have been published. It is an informal gathering for critiquing and encouragement with resources to build up the Christian who writes. We follow a meeting agenda, but there is no membership fee or pressure; however, we do hold one another accountable to see progress in our writing. Meetings typically include a devotional, shared information, a teaching, manuscript critiques, and prayer. Friendships are fostered over lunch and between meetings. On occasion, we host day-long writing seminars or retreats and encourage participation in regional/national conferences. Follow us on Facebook.
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