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Montina Portis is the bestselling author of YouTube Video Marketing Secrets Revealed and several other books. Her YouTube Channel called SparkWisdom has over 20,000 subscribers and over 2 Million video views.

In this interview, Montina shares her best tips for marketing your books, products and services using online video and especially YouTube. Whether you’ve never recorded a video in your life or you’re already a YouTube star, Montina can show you how to create an online video empire without spending a lot of money or breaking your marketing budget.

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In the show, Montina and I discuss:

  • How to get started with video marketing with the right tools, software and systems without spending a lot of money (most things you can get for free!)
  • How to keep things simple when you do video and avoid complex, expensive and difficult work while still staying true to yourself, your brand and your message.
  • How easy video marketing can be if you just embrace it and follow a simple system.
  • How to overcome the fear of being on camera and expressing yourself on video (it can be a whole lot easier than you think if you follow these steps!)
  • Why you don’t need state-of-the-art equipment, and how “lower quality” videos can actually help you attract more viewers and readers.
  • How to come up with ideas for videos and turn your ideas into a marketing machine.
  • How to get video viewers on YouTube and your website to actually buy your books and sign up for your email list.
  • Why video is the most powerful marketing strategy today because it combines video and audio to create a deeper bond with your audience.
  • Some surprising statistics and data on how many people watch online video (more than half the time people spend online is watching video!)
  • Why you’re missing out on the majority of your readers if you’re not using video.
  • How to use video on your Amazon author page to help you sell more books.
  • And many more video marketing tips and tricks!

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Tom Corson-Knowles is the founder of TCK Publishing, and the bestselling author of 27 books including Secrets of the Six-Figure author. He is also the host of the Publishing Profits Podcast show where we interview successful authors and publishing industry experts to share their tips for creating a successful writing career.