FiledBy Partners with StudioNow to Provide Video Production Services for Authors and Illustrators

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High Quality, Cost Effective Video Creation Now Part of Online Book Marketing Solution Available at FiledBy

Producing commercial quality video is normally expensive and out of reach for many authors

FiledBy (], the largest online directory of author websites and a provider of digital marketing services for authors, illustrators, photographers and other book contributors, today announced a partnership with StudioNow (], a leading provider of online video production, asset management and syndication services. As a result of the agreement, FiledBy will offer Video Book Trailer, Children's Video Book Trailer and on-location Author Profile Interview video content creation services to enable authors to effectively and economically market themselves and their books online.

Utilizing StudioNow's worldwide network of video professionals, videos and interviews can be shot on-location in professional studios or at an author's preferred location anywhere in the U.S., Canada or internationally. The simple and customizable production process enables quick, easy and affordable creative work for sharing of a video on FiledBy as well as one on multiple other sites including an author's website, popular social networking sites, online video sharing platforms and online retailer sites.

"Producing commercial quality video is normally expensive and out of reach for many authors," said Peter Clifton, CEO and President, FiledBy. "The efficiencies brought to the process by our partner StudioNow make on-location video shoots and custom book trailers more accessible and affordable. This will allow more authors, illustrators and book contributors to take advantage of the promotional power of the video medium, especially since so many are interested in sharing their video on their FiledBy sites."

"StudioNow is very pleased to be partnering with FiledBy to place the power of video storytelling at the service of FiledBy authors," said David Mason, CEO and Co-Founder, StudioNow. "Using StudioNow's video creation, management and online syndication services, FiledBy will now be able to leverage the very latest technologies to produce professional-quality video content to tell the very compelling stories that inspire the writing of a book, as well as the personal stories behind book authors, themselves."

FiledBy also introduced a new, low-cost video and pre-publication website starter kit designed for writers publishing a new book. The website provides the tools needed for an author to start building an effective online marketing platform in advance of publication date, combined with a seamless process to integrate a customized video book trailer created through FiledBy.

Videos posted by authors on their FiledBy sites can now be viewed on a new Author Activity page located at The new page aggregates, organizes and displays new content posted by authors on FiledBy. A Video Spotlight section highlights new videos as they are posted. Other sections display new podcasts, documents and other activity taking place across thousands of FiledBy author sites.

About FiledBy
FiledBy is the largest online directory of author sites, providing web tools, marketing services, e-commerce and community-building solutions for published book authors and listed contributors -- co-authors, illustrators, photographers and artists. FiledBy provides authors and readers with social tools to connect with each other and includes more than 3 million author sites and 8 million book pages that can be discovered through a single database. For more information visit:

About StudioNow
StudioNow is the premier online platform for video creation and distribution, aggregating thousands of editors, videographers and creative individuals to provide professional, 24/7 on-demand video content at affordable prices to businesses of all sizes across all markets. From major media organizations to Internet marketers to local advertisers, StudioNow's proprietary high-volume, Web-based marketplace and custom production management platform meets the rising demand for high-quality, original video material. For more information, visit:


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