A great title and/or subtitle can land a book sale. Your title must make readers want to pick up your book, buy it, and read it. Play our Title Word Pool Game with your friends to find a brilliant title for your book.
SUBSCRIBE and never miss a video
INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSERTING POLLS
📊 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/help/1575289…
📊 Instagram Stories https://www.instafollowers.co/blog/ho…
📊 Instagram DM https://help.instagram.com/3242530981…
📊 Twitter https://help.twitter.com/en/using-twi…
📊 YouTube Post https://support.google.com/youtube/an…
📊 YouTube In Video https://support.google.com/youtube/an…
WHAT WE COVER IN THIS VIDEO
Titles can be metaphoric, clever, poetic, or silly. It doesn’t really matter how, but your title must make readers want to read your book. And for nonfiction, it must express clearly what your book is about. A subtitle can be just as important as a title.
0:22 A great title can sell a book, especially nonfiction. Arielle has sold a book based on the title alone. We give examples!
0:42 Introducing the Word Pool Game for finding your title
0:49 Step 1 – On a big board, write down every word you can think of related to your book.
1:10 Step 2 – Assemble a group of friends. Pro tip: get some literate and interesting friends.
1:30 Step 3 – Start mixing words to form titles that are new, catchy, and spark joy.
1:55 Step 4 – Take notes as you and your friends are throwing out titles. Think about main title and subtitle.
2:48 Step 5 – Narrow down to a short list of about six titles. Share those titles and ask for opinions. Have people rate the titles they like best. Try a poll on social media to see which title readers like best.
3:50 Rick Beyer thought his title was stupid. Arielle convinced him to share it, and that title — THE GREATEST STORIES NEVER TOLD — went on to be a mega-bestseller.
Book Titles & Subtitles: How to Title Your Book https://youtu.be/Bo9hmQj1LTw
How to Get a Blurb For Your Book https://youtu.be/3TsT3KWrOyk
Query Letters: How to Write a Query Letter Subject Line https://youtu.be/axEfMg6pBjY
How to Write a Novel | The First Five Pages https://youtu.be/hVKgX2eyozY
How to Write a Memoir https://youtu.be/wH1WffOuAl4
Write Your Passion | Publish Your Book https://youtu.be/bqGY3TF6i74
How to Write an Elevator Pitch For Your Book https://youtu.be/u6-mft9qT-s