When promoting your book via videos, you have several options: a conventional book trailer, slide shares or Google’s Search Story Videos.
“Search Stories Video Creator” is one of the coolest YouTube tools. It allows you to make your own “Search Story” and upload it to Youtube.
Type in the seven search queries that make up your story by selecting the type of Google search you would use for each of them – including Google images, Google maps, and standard web search, how you would use to find your own website, blog or your book trailer.
Just a sample what you could type in these seven search queries:
- Web Search: Keywords someone would use to find your book
- Images: How to find a cover image of your book
- Map: Where your book is happening
- News: Keywords to find your book launch, your book events posted on the web
- Blog: What to type in to find your own blog site
- Books: Where your book can be found
- Product Search: Your book on Amazon for sample
- Story End: You can type in the title of your book and the purchase website.
The video creator will produce an animated spot-through search. Choose a fitting background music and you have instantly created a free 35-second video that you can use as one of your marketing tools. After creating this short video, you can upload it to your YouTube account. With “Search Stories Video Creator” you get a professional quality video – for free. Imagine all of the ways this could be used – business ads, book promotion, for book launches and signings, writers conferences, photo tours …
Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHFk8DmOxjA for a tutorial, nothing official.
Here are more samples of tutorials:
And here is one of the cutest search stories: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnsSUqgkDwU
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