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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 6 – Should You Have Audiobooks?

Should you publish audiobook versions of your work? On this episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss this question and more:

  • Audible aggressively courting traditional publishers
  • The unveiling of a new Barnes & Noble mobile app which sounds strangely familiar
  • How Draft2Digital is expanding their Universal Book Link tool to improve author visibility
  • The benefits of audiobooks
  • The cost and factors involved in creating audiobooks
  • Different options for producing your audiobook
  • What makes audiobooks successful
  • The challenges of marketing audiobooks in the current publishing marketplace
  • How to decide whether or not audiobooks are the best investment for your author career

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

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News Links:

Barnes and Noble and Draft2Digital Tackle Discoverability

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/02/02/browsery-barnes-noble-now-beta/

http://draft2digital.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=fbd7939d674997cdb4692d34de8633c4.116

Amazon is shaking up the audiobook market

http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2018/02/readers-listen-up-amazon-is-shaking-up-the-audiobook-market/

Netflix Drops A Beyonce

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/netflix-paid-paramount-more-50-million-cloverfield-paradox-1082305

Other Links:

Dark Shadows: Vampires of Ghosts of New Orleans (An Authors on a Train Anthology) – http://books2read.com/darkshadows01

Authors on a Train – http://www.authorsonatrain.com Sell More Books Show Summit – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit

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