We got some book trailers to show you!
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Granted, my book trailers are not fancy like what professional productions can create, but my trailers are decent. And best of all, I have a lot of fun creating them!
So, I’ve made about four of them for 12 Angels Publishing. The first trailer I made for Spirit 101, I did spend some money for pictures, but that was before I learned to scour the net for FREE stuff!
With a little patience and some imagination, you can create a book trailer too for very little to zero money. For those of us creatives that have not yet figured out how to make money from our trade, free is always good!
I’ve listed the resources and tools I use below. If you’d like to see what 12 Angels Publishing book trailers look like, please go visit my channel on You Tube. I used my blue logo for this post, since that’s the same pic I’m using for the You Tube channel.
I have a PC with a Windows based operating system. My PC came with Windows Movie Maker and this is what I use to put together the trailers. It’s super easy to use. If I can figure it out, anyone can. It doesn’t have a lot of bells and whistles, but there’s enough effects included to give you variety from project to project.
If you don’t have Windows Movie Maker, here’s a link you can check out. Windows Movie Maker. Remember read the descriptions first and make sure it’s something that your PC can handle and pay attention to your PC’s security and firewalls before you download. I can’t guarantee safety of any of these downloads, I simply want to show you where you might find them for free.
For free stock pictures:
For free stock video:
For free royalty free music:
This list is not all inclusive and there are more free sites out there. Make sure you read the licensing rights and understand what kind of credits need to be given. For me, I like to go ahead and include the artist names and/or website names of the sites I used to get my material. I don’t mind giving credit where credit is due.
Again, I cannot guarantee any of these sites and I have no affiliation with any of them. I just happen to have found them and thankful that there are generous folks out there willing to share their work for free.
Here are the steps I take to create book trailer. You might develop a different process and that’s ok too! Do what’s fun for you 🙂