Epic Press Breaks New Ground in Book Publishing and Promotion with Use of Video Trailers

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Independent publishing house, Epic Press launches ground breaking video trailer promotion services for new books through popular video sharing sites such as YouTube and Google Video.

From high quality website production to YouTube video trailers, we enable our books to gain the exposure they need to reach our authors goals.

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Epic Press Ltd, an independent publishing house and leading provider of self publishing and promotional services, today announced a ground breaking book promotion service for authors and publishers. Epic Press’ new service allows authors and publishers alike to benefit from an array of Print On Demand publishing and online promotional tools to maximize author and book exposure in the marketplace.

At the core of the promotional service is the provision of high quality 30 second or 1 minute video trailers that promote authors and their books on popular video sharing sites such as YouTube, GoogleVideo and MySpace. These viral videos, released before and after publication act to heighten anticipation and awareness of newly published books and can result in a significant increase in book sales.

Epic Press asserts that with the advent of high traffic video sharing sites such as YouTube, it’s never been easier to exploit the medium of video to promote books. Viral teaser trailers for books are rarely used, but are a superb and yet cost effective online promotion tool. Priced from £249, they are well within the reach of aspiring authors who want to leverage the power of the web to increase sales.

Atif Farooq, Managing Director of Epic Press said, “Well-made viral videos that are short, eye-catching and intriguing to the viewer, build up a sense of anticipation on the web and increase traffic to book sales portals such as Amazon. We live in a multimedia age, and the book industry hasn’t done enough to leverage these exciting tools to reach sales goals. We explain to our authors, why send a stuffy written email promoting a book to friends and family when you can send them a cool YouTube link that will get your message across more memorably?”

“Epic Press is one of the few independent publishers that can offer authors the specific tools necessary to make their book a financial success,” Mr Farooq added. “From high quality website production to YouTube video trailers, we enable our books to gain the exposure they need to reach our authors goals.”

Recent Book Video Trailer Examples:

Priory – Peter Haines (ISBN 9780955657030)
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=OzK5VdCfFP8

A Matter Of Public Interest – Peter Haines (ISBN 9780955657023)
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=szRmGBf8sbQ

ABOUT EPIC PRESS
Established in May 2007, Epic Press is a fast growing independent publishing house that caters to previously published and aspiring authors. The company partners with the worlds largest book distributors, Ingram Book Group and Gardner’s Books. This ensures that published books are available to order worldwide from many thousands of retail stores and are available for sale through leading online retail channels, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble and even Tesco Online.

Aiming to capture a larger share of the self publishing sector, the company offers print on demand publishing and promotional services that are unique in their application and effectiveness. Through the medium of tailored websites, online video trailers and web marketing the company has the capability to leverage its promotional tools and expertise to turn books into bestsellers. Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, the company is privately funded. For further information, visit http://www.epicpress.co.uk.

The Epic Press name, corresponding logos, taglines and other service marks identifying Epic Press and its services are the proprietary marks of Epic Press Ltd. and must be represented accordingly. Information in this document is subject to change without notice and does not present a commitment or representation on the part of Epic Press. Other products and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:
Asim Farooq, PR Officer
Epic Press Ltd
+44(0)7971933708

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