Audible’s DIY Audiobook Platform Turns Three

When Audible founder Don Katz launched the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) platform in May 2011, he said one of the main goals was to help increase the number of audiobooks released into the market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible’s DIY Audiobook Platform Turns Three

When Audible founder Don Katz launched the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) platform in May 2011, he said one of the main goals was to help increase the number of audiobooks released into the market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible to turn all seven of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books into full-cast audiobooks

The books will be released sequentially, starting with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with a full cast of yet-to-be-named actors and a ‘groundbreaking new soundscape’New audiobooks of all seven titles in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series will be released exclusively on Audible in late... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-25 16:37:29 UTC ]
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New audiobook platforms are launched to rival Amazon’s Audible

Spiracle will feature titles from independent presses, while last month, Spotify also began offering audiobooks to US customersA new audiobook platform which aims to create a “lovely, welcoming, independent bookstore kind of vibe” has launched, as audio giant Spotify also enters the fast-growing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-03 18:09:30 UTC ]
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Publishers turn to other platforms to address platform referral traffic issues

Nine digital publishing execs that spoke with Digiday said they are investing in other social platforms like Instagram and TikTok to grow their reach. But the question remains if these strategies can actually make up the social referral deficit. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2024-04-10 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks Without Audible: The Hard Lessons I've Learned Routing Around Amazon

With a Kickstarter campaign now underway for the audio edition of his new book, 'Red Team Blues,' Cory Doctorow shares the mistakes of his past campaigns—and why it's all worth it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible is now testing ads in your audiobooks for some reason

Amazon-owned Audible has started putting ads in audiobooks, potentially indicating a sea change within the industry. The company says it is “conducting limited testing” on a select user base with the advertisements and that this step is currently reserved for non-paying members, giving them... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-03-30 18:54:46 UTC ]
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Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform

The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, 'Volume,' for Poland's Sonia Draga. The post Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-13 18:04:35 UTC ]
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Scribd vs. Audible: Which Is the Best Audiobook Service?

What’s the best audiobook service? In this Scribd vs Audible rundown, let’s break down their features, pricing, pros and cons, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-23 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Spotify acquires audiobook platform Findaway

Spotify could soon be home to a lot more audiobooks. The streaming service has acquired audiobook platform Findaway, the companies announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the acquisition suggests Spotify is looking to build out its own library of audiobook titles.Findaway is an... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-11-11 21:00:04 UTC ]
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Claire McGowan turns to true crime with Audible

Claire McGowan's first non-fiction title The Vanishing Triangle will be released exclusively on Audible in April 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 11:13:11 UTC ]
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Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain

Jumping from one to three major unlimited-subscription services for audio content, Spain's publishing market is growing fast. The post Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 16:07:40 UTC ]
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Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform

Today's news marks the next step in Beat Technologies' drive to create bespoke D2C audiobook and ebook platforms for marquee-level publishers. The post Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-29 13:48:10 UTC ]
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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Audible scoops Mucha audiobook on attachment theory

Audible has scooped an original audiobook from Love Factually (Bloomsbury Sigma) author Laura Mucha on attachment theory, following a group of people over the course of a year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 08:00:49 UTC ]
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Listen to an Audiobook Excerpt of THE TURN OF THE KEY By Ruth Ware

Listen to an exclusive audiobook excerpt of Ruth Ware's new psychological thriller, THE TURN OF THE KEY, narrated by Imogen Church! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 10:33:59 UTC ]
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Audible to roll out text captions for audiobooks in an upcoming feature

Audible, the Amazon-owned audiobook producer and retailer, announced a new feature that will allow its customers to listen to and read along with books at the same time. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-18 18:09:52 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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Audible lands Morgan audiobook

Audible has snapped up Crossing Over, a novel by Ann Morgan, narrated by Adjoa Andoh.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audible Audio Download Chart July: Angry young men turn to Manson

A burgeoning trend for self-help titles for young male listeners has propelled Mark Manson and Ant Middleton to the top of Audible’s chart for July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore and Audible to release new J K Rowling audiobook

Pottermore and Audible have announced a collaboration to publish a new audiobook Quidditch Through the Ages by J K Rowling, read by actor Andrew Lincoln. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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