Audiobooks have absolutely boomed in popularity in recent years, and it’s not hard to understand why. Today’s lifestyle means that most people spend a lot of time on the go, whether that means they’re commuting to and from work, juggling a few different jobs, or managing household affairs. People are often looking for something to […]
Free audiobooks are an incredible resource for book lovers of every type. More and more people are discovering the joy of listening to an audiobook during their workout or commute with each passing year. Nothing beats the convenience of being able to listen to your favorite titles for fun or education on your phone, laptop, […]
Audible, the dominant retailer of audiobooks, has been actively encouraging customers to return audiobooks in exchange for new audiobooks.
Thinking of expanding your job title from author to author-narrator? Want to grow your audience in the exploding field of audio entertainment?
Right now ACX, the audiobook marketplace that’s part of Amazon’s Audible division, is running their annual ACX University. This is a great opportunity for authors and publishers to learn the ins and outs of working with ACX and how to maximize your audiobook production as well as learning how to market audiobooks. This is the […]
Should You Hire a Computer to Narrate Your Audiobook? by Becky Parker Geist examines text-to-speech services for creating audiobooks
What Makes Reading So Easy, You Can Do It Blindfolded? Audiobooks have been around for a long time, and represent a new market self-publishers, and another way to repurpose their content.
Audiobooks are mostly the province of large traditional publishers with the resources to produce them for their top-selling authors. But the tools of production are now within the reach of self-publishers as well.