These days most people are addicted to their smartphone or tablet. And I admit, it comes in handy when you need to have some information on, let’s say, books.  Every year millions of new books appear on the market so which one do you choose? The ones you heard about already, the ones who have positive reviews and attractive covers. Yes, I wrote you already about the importance of a good book cover design. They see you before they read you. We are so accustomed to visual stimulation that we, unconsciously, preferably want to be contacted in this way. It makes information more comprehensible. In addition, and image stays longer in our memory then text.

Suppose you have a Twitter or Facebook account and you look at your numerous messages, which draw your attention first? Most likely those containing a picture or video. If you want to send a message to the world, you should do it visually.

This was well understood by management from famous authors. Which had funds enough for visual communication through book trailers.


A book trailer is a short video  to promote your book and  aims to entice the viewer to pick up your book or get more to know about it.

“In one minute or less you can tap into the visual, auditory and emotional senses of your potential reader with a book trailer. Like its cousin the movie trailer, a book trailer is designed to get the buzz going and drive sales, or at least more interest.”

Arielle Ford (Author, Speaker, Relationship Expert)

Book   trailers   offer   an   additional   opportunity   to   make   your   book   known   on   popular   video   sites   like   Youtube   and   Vimeo.   Moreover, this   video   promotion   draws   more   attention   on   your   social   media,   like   Facebook,   Twitter   and   LinkedIn.

One huge problem though: book trailers are expensive, very expensive. A professional book trailer can cost you $4000 and more. Not something for indie authors to pay. So we see a lot of them experimenting with homemade book trailers, forgetting that a quickly patched together trailer also can reduce the interest in the book.

At MaryDes we thought about this and have researched and experimented with possibilities to reach a formula that allowed us to offer indie authors professional trailers at affordable prices.

Using   special   techniques, creative   ideas   and   automation   we   succeeded   in   developing   professional   book   trailers   for   small   budgets.      Doing   so,   we give all authors the possibility to get more attention and create more sales with their own book trailer.

And the amazing news is, we can do this starting from only $26!

Now MaryDes is bringing book trailers within the budget from indie authors. Take a look at some examples and prices and make use of this new opportunity to bring your book in the picture.

Check out our website at MaryDes Book Trailers and launch your first book trailer soon.

This post is contributed as Guest post by MaryDes.

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