Host a Video Contest!

by | Mar 17, 2008 | Book Marketing Basics

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We all know video is super popular but is there a way you use video to engage your readers? You bet. Besides having one professionally created you could host a contest that encourages readers to create a short video about your book. You’ll need to award some great prizes for this, that goes without saying but think of the fun you could have with a video contest like this? Especially if your book slants to a younger crowd, a video contest could be a great way to promote your book and get your readers engaged in your message. To see a list of contests on YouTube click the following link: . If you run a contest like this you should look to YouTube to be your primary host. Other video sites that can also be considered:

1 Comment

  1. karenlangston

    Hi Penny, I clicked on the link above and it is no longer there. I’m trying to find information on how to run a YouTube video contest. Is this still possible? Here is the link



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