From audiobooks to readings to podcasts, audio has never been a hotter topic in publishing. But how do you use audio…
The audiobook market has grown in double figures for six straight years with a 37.1% growth in the USA in 2018. If you haven't entered the audiobook market yet, now is seriously the time. Author member Dawn Brookes is here with a look forward at where she thinks the future of audiobook publishing is heading.
Good quality sound is important for your self-published audiobooks and podcasts. When you're setting out to work in any audio format, there are a few tricks to getting studio-quality sound. And none of these have anything to do with your microphone.
Indies are empowered business people. Our income streams are limited only by our imagination, which is probably one of the reasons indie author audiobook narration is becoming so popular. Gordon Rothman, partner member, teaches us seven rookie mistakes to avoid when recording our audiobooks.
The current economics of producing an audiobook is an uphill battle, especially for indie authors. How much of this is due to “price-fixing” by Audible? ALLi Partner Member Tim McConnehey predicts a continued boom in audiobook popularity, and some welcome changes in the way Audible conducts its business.
Audible introduces a controversial new captions feature that has sparked allegations of an unwarranted rights grab from publishers, and Wattpad have made their Premium and Paid Stories features global.
PublishDrive launch Abacus, a new tool to enable indies to manage the paperwork that goes with collaboration, and the Audies open to entries.
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn talk about the lessons…
An author's guide to narrating your audiobook. If it's fiction, it’s a bad idea. Of course, there are rare exceptions. Would it be right for your audiobooks? Audio professional Gordon Rothman shares his expert advice.
KDP and Audible offer new features, and StreetLib expands to the Middle East and South Asia following its plans for Africa.
Thinking of turning your books into audio? Make sure they're the best they can be by following writing coach and radio professional Jules Horne's six simple tips for writing with audiobooks in mind from the outset.
Storytel is embarrassed by the success of audiobook erotica on its website while Wattpad launches a promising venture in Korea.