I must admit that I’ve been putting off doing a book trailer. Why? Looking at all those darn instructions makes my head spin. So here are a few samples I’ve made from web-based software programs (all free, of course, because I’m totally cheap) and my comments on their usability:
One True Media
The website sure is pretty, but the quality of the final product kind of sucks. Check it out:
If you’ve never used a clip editing program before, there’s a bit of a learning curve. The help files are a little cryptic too, but the end product is worth the hassle:
More to come as I play around with slideshow editors…
If you’re completely at a loss, don’t forget to check out paid book trailer makers. Here’s a partial list:
And here are some places where you can show your book trailer:
As always, please leave suggestions for other book trailer stuff in the comments.