Audiobook hashtags!

Want to help spread the word about the Audies, APAC, and June is Audiobook Month? Please use the following hashtags in order to direct attention to our season of celebration, education, and community! Will your help, we can reach more audiobook lovers and new listeners than ever! #Audies2015 #APAC2015 #Audiomonth

APA Board Officers appointed and Board of Directors nominees for 2015-2016

Exciting results of the 2015 Audiobook Consumer Survey will be presented at the Membership meeting, 1:45pm Wednesday, May 26. Updates from the APA Committees and voting for members of board are part of the annual meeting. APA’s 2015-2016 Officers of the Board appointed: President: Linda Lee, Scholastic Audio Vice-President: Anthony Goff, Hachette Audio V.P. Communications: Suzanne Galvez, Findaway…

Audiobook News, Posts, and Articles You May Have Missed (April & May)

GENERAL NEWS An article in IT WORLD describes how a deal with Penguin Random House will affect Scribd’s subscription service. MPR NEWS reviews the five finalists for the APA’s Audiobook of the Year BOOK BUSINESS explores the past and present of the audiobook industry. DIGITAL BOOK WORLD reports on Penguin Random House’s agreement with Amtrak…

Improve Your Knowledge of ONIX Standards and Metadata Management

Sponsored Content The metadata dialog across the industry continues to play out at conferences and in social media, and is influenced by governance organizations such as the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), Bowker, ISNI International Authority (ISNI-IA) and Editeur. While these standards evolve, publishers need to stay focused on day-to-day title management and maintenance. Metadata Management:…

The APA announces THE AUDIOBOOK BLOGGER OF THE YEAR!

Contest Winner, The Literate Housewife, To be crowned at Audies Gala on May 28th May 4, 2015 — The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced that Jennifer Conner who runs the book blog “The Literate Housewife,” will be recognized as the 2015 Audiobook Blogger of the Year—an honor awarded to her through a competition sponsored…