Topic: Audio Books

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
Is Audio in the AIR for you and your book. If it isn’t, start re-noodling your thinking. Right now, audio books exceed one BILLION in sales .. that’s a lot of listening and re-listening. Think libraries; drive trips; anyone working out; taking a long walk; or even just a quiet afternoon in the garden. Your reach is unlimited–are you taking advantage of it.

1. Before you start down audio-land, it’s wise to consult with someone who …

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The Gateway Drug for Audiobooks

The Gateway Drug for Audiobooks

Richard Rieman is the author of The Author’s Guide to AudioBook Creation. He will be presenting a not to be missed program at the AuthorU Extravaganza on September 15th. Make sure you meet him at his Exhibit booth during the Trade Show.
“Podcasts are the gateway drug for audiobooks“
…the words of Tom Webster, Vice President of Strategy at Edison Research,  at the 2016 Audio Publisher’s Association Conference in Chicago. Webster pointed to an explosion in podcast listening as a …

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How Authors Can Be Paid to Gift Their Audiobook

How Authors Can Be Paid to Gift Their Audiobook

Guest Blog by Richard Rieman, AudioBook expert
 
There is now a way you can send an audiobook free to anyone’s email address and for the author, it counts as a sale!
This new feature is called “Send this Book” and you will find it at the bottom of an audiobook description on Audible. It’s highlighted by the yellow arrow:

In the official Press Release, Audible says “each recipient gets his or her first title through for free, and …

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