How To Make a Book Trailer
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How To Make a Book Trailer

Create a book trailer using Windows Live Movie Maker and royalty free pictures, music and video clips.
4.4 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
96 students enrolled
Created by Linda Tremer
Last updated 2/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • Windows Live Movie Maker
  • A book to promote
  • The desire to learn a new skill and have fun doing so.
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.
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.
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:56:35
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:42

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

Preview 04:42
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What You Need to Get Started
2 Lectures 11:15

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.

Determine Your Message
05:26

You are telling the story visually with your book trailer.

The Visual Foundation
05:49
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Where to get Photos, Images, Music and Video
3 Lectures 33:45

Royalty free sources for photos and images.

Free Sources for Photos
14:18

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.

Free Sources for Music
09:42

Discover some sources of royalty free video clips.

Free Sources for Video Clips
09:45
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Audacity - Become an Expert
2 Lectures 23:05

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.

Audacity Part 2 Remove Noise, Normalize, Export
11:36
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Windows Live Movie Maker
2 Lectures 25:21
WLMM Part 1 Tell Your Story with Pictures and Text
12:56

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

Tell Your Story with Pictures, Text and Music
12:25
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Windows Live Movie Maker Narration
1 Lecture 12:12

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

Using Narration in Your Production
12:12
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What's Next
1 Lecture 06:15

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

Submitting Videos, Using Your New Skill
06:15
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About the Instructor
Linda Tremer
4.7 Average rating
52 Reviews
445 Students
4 Courses
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.