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Audiobook sales are projected to increase 40% in 2017, after a whopping 32% growth in 2016. This is prime time to get your book into audio! In this program we’ll cover the essentials you need to know as you enter the audiobook world, so you can make informed decisions all along the way. We’ll cover topics including: creating goals and strategies for your audiobook, selecting a narrator (which could be you), the audiobook process, distribution options, royalties, marketing your audiobook, and more.
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The narrator can make or break the success of any audiobook. No matter how great the content of the book is, a weak narrator can turn off your listener. That can also lead to a fan giving up on other books in any format.
By the same token, a great narrator can leave your fans begging for more by the same author/narrator combo. These tips will help you find a narrator that can help you soar to the top of your listeners’ lists of favorites and speed up the word of mouth marketing to boost your sales.