Archive for 2012/01/21

Self-published video marketing: Make cheap and free video ads with Animoto

Animoto is a video creation service: Pick a theme, a few pictures, music and text. The service will take your preferences and blend them together into a video. You can download the video (as an MP4 or DVD image) and upload that to services like YouTube. Which is exactly what I did. It’s a subscription […]

DIY authors self-publishing tools, services and marketing recommendations

At this point I’ve cranked two books through a full self-publishing process and have a third on the way with a traditional publisher. I’ve learned a few things and can justify a few opinions about the self-publishing process. Here’s the detail. My current self-publishing status Since publishing with a traditional publisher takes a VERY long […]