How To Make a Book Trailer

Create a book trailer using Windows Live Movie Maker and royalty free pictures, music and video clips.
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Instructed by Linda Tremer Business / Media
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

With over 3,000,000 books published in the U.S every year it's easy for your book to get lost in the crowd.

Today, a book trailer is necessary for marketing your book.

This course will teach you how to make a professional book trailer .

Getting a book trailer produced professionally can costs hundreds of dollars.

I will walk you through everything you will need to produce your own professional looking book trailer. And best of all you can save hundreds of dollars by doing it yourself.

We will go over the entire process.

We will use Windows Live Movie Maker to make our trailer.

Follow along as we use live video capture to instruct you on how to use Audacity and WLMM.

By the end of the course you will have the tools to make a professional book trailer and other video productions.

You will leave the course with a new skill that you can use to make videos.

If you are ready to learn a new skill,save money and have some fun let's get started. Sign up for the course now.

Included in the supplemental materials section of the lesson you will find:

  • A zipped file of 70 royalty free music clips you can use for whatever you want.
  • PDFs of sources of royalty free photos and images.
  • PDFs of sources of royalty free music.
  • PDFs of sources of royalty free video clips.
  • An Audacity manual as a downloadable PDF
  • PDF of video submission sites.
  • PDF of authors' sites.
  • PDF of video software tools.

What are the requirements?

  • Windows Live Movie Maker
  • A book to promote
  • The desire to learn a new skill and have fun doing so.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to create a free professional book trailer.
  • By the end of the course you will be able to use Audacity like a pro.
  • You will learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to produce videos.
  • You will discover free sources for photos, images, music and videos.
  • You will leave this course with a new skill you can use to produce all kinds of videos.
  • You will learn how to do a voice over and mix music.
  • 70 Royalty Free Music Clips that you can use however you want.

Who is the target audience?

  • Authors
  • Anyone who wishes to save money by creating their own book trailer.
  • Anyone who wants to learn Audacity and Windows Live Movie Maker.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

An introduction to How to Make a Book Trailer. You will see what is covered in the course section by section.

Section 2: What You Need to Get Started

This section will show you what components are needed for a book trailer. You will discover how to determine your message for fiction, nonfiction and children's books.


You are telling the story visually with your book trailer.

Section 3: Where to get Photos, Images, Music and Video

Royalty free sources for photos and images.


Find out where you can get royalty free music clips. And there is a bonus of 70 royalty free music clips that you can use in the supplementary material section.


Discover some sources of royalty free video clips.

Section 4: Audacity - Become an Expert
Audacity Part 1 Dowload, Record, and Edit

Follow the screen cast of how to use Audacity. You will discover how to remove the background noise from the recording. You will learn how to normalize the volume. See how to export your file. Every thing is step by step and easy to follow.

Section 5: Windows Live Movie Maker
WLMM Part 1 Tell Your Story with Pictures and Text

Using WLMM learn how to add music and transitions to your trailer. This is a screen capture so you can follow along.

Section 6: Windows Live Movie Maker Narration

Wwe will add narration to the second book trailer example using a screen capture of the WLMM software.

Section 7: What's Next

See where to submit your finished video. Some sites for authors are given.

Section 8: xx

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Instructor Biography

Linda Tremer, Mathematician and Internet Entrepreneur

Linda Tremer, PhD. has studied health and nutrition for over 25 years. She is a wellness coach. She has written many articles on natural health.

Linda taught mathematics at a community college for 31 years. She has been using the Internet to make money for over 6 years now.

She has published 2 children's books, 2 novels and 2 non fiction books. She has produced book trailers for her books. She is currently exploring the world of public domain for fun and profit.

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