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from Mental Floss

You Can Now Send Quotes From Audiobooks and Podcasts

How audiobooks help raise reading scores
from Ebook Friendly

Audiobooks help raise reading scores (infographic)

The Seattle Voice Institute produces professional demo reels.  We will make sure that you, and your agent, are happy with the results.  The current trend for demo reels is approx. :60 for each voice-over niche.  Niches include:  commercial, animation, promo, eLearning, audiobooks, medical narration and more. FEATURED REEL OF THE MONTH! We are doing this …

from WIRED

Exclusive Titles Are Helping the Audiobook Business Boom

Exclusive Titles Are Helping the Audiobook Business Boom - According to a survey conducted by the Audio Publishers Association last year, an already energetic market more than doubled its publication rate from 2012 to 2013, making for what’s now estimated at a $1.3 billion industry. (70 % of all sales are, of course, digital.)

MCPL offers Library-by-Mail for the homebound. Books, audiobooks on CD, music on CD, and DVDs delivered to patrons who cannot get to a library branch because of health, mobility, advanced age, permanent or temporary incapacity. Only qualifying residents of the Library’s three-county service area are eligible for this free service. http://www.mymcpl.org/about-us/library-by-mail

"Listen Up! The Audiobook Revolution" - by Jen Donovan / Publishing Trends for 2015 And I've read multiple times that you should launch your book in 3 versions: book, ebook, and audio. My first book was out in all three formats - for different coaching programs - and sold in all versions - helpful!

Amazon has innovated heavily around audiobooks, especially with its purchase of Audible and its ability to allow discounts to attract new customers.

Did you hear the news? Podcasts, once a niche product, are now “booming.” Due partially to the success of Serial, the This American Life spin-off podcast reinvestigating a 1999 murder in Baltimore, the medium has now made its way into the “cultural...