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Book Trailer - How to Plan Small Projects ('what it's for')


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I thought I'd create a Book Trailer to tell people about my new book - How to Plan Small Projects. I ended up making two trailers: one about what the book is for (this one), and one about what's in the book (the other one).

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Book Trailer - How to Plan Small Projects ('what it's for')

  1. 1. A Book Trailer (The SlideShare Way)
  2. 2. Hi, I’m Geoff.
  3. 3. I talk to people about their projects.
  4. 4. About how to plan their projects.
  5. 5. Lots of different sorts of projects.
  6. 6. Become an investment banker Set up an online retail outlet Invest in a new franchise Build doll’s houses Have Christmas at your house Fence your property Setup a lemonade stall Create an eBay™ business Go to university (in a new city) Buy a new car Go on a camping trip Paint your house (inside & out) Hold a dinner party Organise a school camp Sell your old car on the Internet Launch a new clothing range Build a pergola Install solar panels Set up a hydro organic wheat Promote a business Build a garden shed Plan a 21st birthday party Go on a camping holiday Install new computer software Fit out a home office Frame a painting Record a music cd Write a piece of software Develop a business website Tour your hometown Set up a bed & breakfast Go backpacking in Tibet Landscape a new garden Write an iPhone™ application Facilitate a public meeting Move out of home
  7. 7. I decided to write a book.
  8. 8. About how to plan a small project.
  9. 9. This book!
  10. 10. So what is a small project?
  11. 11. It might be easier to say what it is not.
  12. 12. It is not one of these:
  13. 13. Image c/o Christian Haugen, at It is not one of these: Image c/o Eustaquio Santimano, at
  14. 14. But it could be one of these:
  15. 15. Image c/o dullhunk, at Somewhere to store your mower.
  16. 16. Or one of these family reunion things. Image c/o Hamed Saber, at
  17. 17. Or one of those ‘big life moments’. Image c/o DeusXFlorida, at
  18. 18. Or an app for one of these. Image c/o Gonzola Baeza Hernández, at
  19. 19. Or the painting job you’ve been putting off. Image c/o Nathaniel Robertson, at
  20. 20. Or the working holiday you promised yourself. Image c/o revolution cycle, at
  21. 21. Or the sports car your partner calls ‘your mid life crisis’. Image c/o jeffedoe, at
  22. 22. See the other trailer if you want to know what the book is about.
  23. 23. If you have a small project, and you’re a little bit scared, this book is for you!
  24. 24. Click here or click on the book to buy it at Lulu! ISBN 978-0-9808631-0-9