Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

The audiobook sector's boom means it will be able to accommodate Spotify's move into the market but publishers are still only just realising the sector's potential, Bookwire's Videl Bar-Kar has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 19:16:13 UTC ]
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Celaya on the boom in audio content in Spanish-speaking markets

Javier Celaya is the founder and c.e.o. of Dosdoce.com, a member of the executive board of the Digital Economy Association of Spain, as well as head of institutional relations at the Spanish Digital Publishing Association (Aselid). He talks to Tom Tivnan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 01:37:55 UTC ]
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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-03 12:00:12 UTC ]
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8 of This Week’s Most Telling Marketing Stats, From Earnings Calls to a Surge in Fashion Sales

In the midst of all our town halls, Latin dance breaks and golf tournaments on Zoom, April zoomed by at an alarmingly rapid pace. With the calendar turning to May, it's officially Q1 earnings season. Plus, Nielsen dives into what sports fans are watching in the absence of sports. Here are the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 20:05:11 UTC ]
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Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom

Subscribers to audiobook subscription platform BookBeat are growing during the coronavirus pandemic, with bestsellers and well-known authors performing best. The post Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-20 13:45:35 UTC ]
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Bar-Kar named Bookwire global head of audio

Frankfurt-based Bookwire has appointed Videl Bar-Kar as global head of audio to oversee the expansion of its audio activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 19:37:33 UTC ]
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Masterclasses on audio publishing, innovation and digital marketing at FutureBook Live

A series of "lunch & learn" masterclasses are to take place at FutureBook Live, featuring sessions on audio publishing, effective innovation, using consumer data and digital marketing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 13:45:03 UTC ]
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Viral Story of Edmund Kemper’s Audiobook Narration Tells Bigger Story

The Edmund Kemper, audiobook narrator story is sensational. The work of The Blind Project, though, is vital, important, and worth knowing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-14 10:35:39 UTC ]
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FutureBook to present new audiobook research

Exclusive research into the growing audiobook market conducted by Harris Interactive is to presented at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller's publishing conference. The study, along with panels on audiobook recording, commissioning, new technology, retailing, and podcasting will form the basis... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 08:41:01 UTC ]
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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keynotes announced for FutureBook's AudioBook Conference

W F Howes general manager Miles Stevens-Hoare and Enders Analysis’ Joseph Evans are to join radio futurologist James Cridland as the keynote speakers at The Bookseller’s AudioBook conference, held as part of FutureBook Live 2018 (30th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Relaunched AudioUK to support booming audiobook industry

UK audio production sector trade association The Radio Independents Group is relaunching as AudioUK, and with a broader remit, in the wake of the audiobook and podcasting boom, "to put audio production at the heart of the UK’s successful creative industries". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 audiobooks that tell personal stories

This month we are listening to three memoirs and one novel that sounds like a memoir.   Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials

Creating original serialized content—as in the case of streaming on-demand services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix—holds the key to success for audiobook subscriptions, says Storytel España in a new report. The post Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

The audiobook boom is most prominent in North America, and it is spreading across the world, as discussed in a panel on Wednesday at the New York Rights Fair entitled “The Audiobook Heard ‘Round the World.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYRF 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

A panel at the New York Rights Fair featuring Storytel, audiobooks.com, and Kobo saw discussions about how the audiobook market is evolving around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Booming' audiobook sales double in five years

Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At FutureBook 2017: Looking for More Volume in Audiobooks, Proving Impact in EdTech

Two tracks of programming at London's FutureBook conference held distinct messages for attendees, players from audiobooks and edtech talking 'efficacy.'  The post At FutureBook 2017: Looking for More Volume in Audiobooks, Proving Impact in EdTech appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo enters audiobook market

Kobo has launched an audiobook subscription service claiming to offer “the best value on a subscription plan in the category”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market

Russia's Eksmo-owned LitRes announces its goal to boost its current 7,000 audiobooks on offer to 50,000 of them—in five years. The post LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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