Going Beyond Book Trailers: Marketing Books & Making Money on YouTube

Yesterday over 5 billion videos were watched on YouTube.

Yep, a BILLION with a B.

About 8 million book trailers created by authors to sell books have been uploaded. Few get over a 1,000 views and rarely do they result in book sales.In this guide, we’ll examine your goals and expectations for YouTube, as well as how to meet them and whether book trailers even make sense as a means of promotion, best practices for gaining subscribers, and most importantly, how tomake money as an author on the platform.