Look Who’s Talking: Creating and Marketing A Self-Published Audiobook
Format: Live Video
Target Audience: All Levels
The last few years have seen huge changes in the audio landscape. There’s been steady growth in the audiobook market while the rest of the publishing industry has dropped or remained flat. Audiobook sales were up over 29% last year! At the same time, podcasts are hot and getting hotter. And then there’s the growth of audio operating systems and devices. Put it all together and it’s clear the next few years are going to be big for audio. Are you ready? In this talk we’ll look at all of the options for turning your book into audio and the opportunities for getting it in front of your listeners ears!
You’ll understand many of the different options and general costs involved in creating, distributing and marketing an audiobook in the current market. You’ll also receive a comprehensive list of the audiobook bloggers and reviewers.
David Markowitz is the Head of Strategy and Partnerships at ListenUp Audio, an innovative, award-winning audio production company and audiobook publisher. David has been at the forefront of audio publishing for over 25 years and is a recognized leader in the creation of digital audio experiences and in the development of new markets for audio storytelling. He developed ListenUp IndiePub as a better way for independent authors to create and distribute audiobooks. David lives in upstate NY with his lovely wife and two boys and when he’s not home listening to stories, he can often be found hiking the Catskills.