Book Trailer FAQ’s
Question: Do you create trailers for fiction and non fiction books?
Answer: Yes, we create trailers for both, and even audio books. The focus of the trailers are different. Fiction book trailers focus on conveying the books main idea in the most engaging and concise way. Nonfiction book trailers focus on promoting the books value and the authors knowledge and expertise. In both cases we always use thought provoking imagery and a professional soundtrack.
Question: Why do you charge such a low price when other sites charge hundreds of dollars?
Answer: Because we are more interested in helping authors promote their work.
Question: What information do you need to create the book trailer?
Answer: We use your book’s summary that is provided on Amazon and ask you to upload a high quality image of your book cover. On top of that we ask you to fill out a questionnaire that helps us understand your book. This includes questions like; setting, tone, time, genre, etc. We ask that you provide a summary of the plot points and any additional notes you feel are necessary for us to understand your work.
Question: Who creates the text that appears in the video?
Answer: We do. We will take all the information you provide to us and create 6 to 9 short engaging sentences that will be used in the video.
Question: Can I write the text that appear in the video myself and send them to you?
Question: Do you use royalty free content in the videos?
Answer: Yes. All the high quality content used in your video will be royalty and license (CC0) free. You can use the video anywhere you like.
Question: Can I choose to post the video through my own YouTube channel and not have Literary Titan publish it?
Question: Can I ask for revisions?
Answer: Yes. 2 revisions are included with the service. We will always correct our own mistakes free of charge, but if you need more than 2 revisions there will be a charge of $5 per change. Voice over changes are separate and incur a $15 fee per revision.
Question: Can my book trailer have a voice over?
Answer: Yes. You can choose between a female or male voice, with British, American, or Australian accent, young or old. It’s up to you. We work with industry professionals to bring you the best quality voice over. Our Voice Over Service fee is $30 for every 100 words.
Question: Can you write the voice over script for me?
Answer: Yes. We’ll write the voice over script for you and send it to you for approval before we start recording. Changes to the script after recording will incur a $15 fee per revision.
Question: What information goes in the description of the video on YouTube?
Answer: We put a link to buy your book on Amazon as well as your books description. In some cases we will also include a link to some of the media used in your video to adhere to the copyright license.
Question: Can I ask for more links and information to be put in the video’s description on YouTube?
Answer: Yes. We can put more information in the description for you. No extra charge! Just provide this information on the questionnaire.
Question: Can I use my own music and pictures in the video?
Answer: As long as you own the rights to the content, or they have an open license (CC0), then we can use them in the video.
Question: Can I choose all the images, text, and music that goes into the book trailer?
Answer: Yes. If you would like to have more control over the book trailer we can provide you with a script template that will help you choose images, video clips, music and align them with the text on screen. We will then put it all together for you.
Question: Can I create a trailer that is longer than 60 seconds?
Answer: Yes. Our base price covers the first minute of the video and we charge an additional $20 for every minute after that.
Question: Can the book trailer be posted on Amazon and GoodReads?
Answer: Yes. We will provide instructions that will help you post the video on Amazon and GoodReads.
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