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

AUDIOBOOK TECHNOLOGY/DIGITAL NEWS The Audiobooks.com app is now available on Apple TV. (Examiner) Audible’s new Clips tool allows you to share favorite audiobook excerpts. (Engadget) Chevron-sponsored audiobook app brings Kazakh literature to mobile devices and tablets. (Astana Times) HarperCollins Audio is now distributing their entire digital audio backlist catalog through hoopla, a platform for libraries.…

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

STATS: AUDIOBOOKS IN RESEARCH & INDUSTRY Digital audiobook sales increased 37.7% in 2015. (Good E-Reader) MarketWatch explores the increase in audiobook sales. The convenience of mobile has significantly contributed to the growth of audiobooks. (JournalNow) New research shows listening to audiobooks can help shelter dogs that are waiting to be adopted. (Companion Animal Psychology) HIGHLIGHTS:…

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Narrator Tools: Preparing Your Next Book for Recording Proper Preparation for Fiction and Non-Fiction  Webinar: Tuesday, February 23, 2016  6:00pm Pacific / 9:00pm Eastern     Fee: $50.00 per person Learn how to improve your performance through proper preparation of the fiction or non-fiction book you are about to read!!! Golden Voice Barbara Rosenblat, and special guests…

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

AUDIOBOOK NEWS PUBLISHERS WEEKLY reports that Playster has launched an all-media subscription service in the U.S., including audiobook and other media. TECH2 discusses Dailyhunt, a new platform that allows readers to download books to cell phones a chapter at a time. The ALA announces the RUSA 2016 Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration for Adult Listeners.…

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

AUDIOBOOK NEWS Harry Potter audiobooks now available on Audible for the first time, reports ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY. BUSTLE presents 10 reading hacks. Hack #1: Listen! FILM SCHOOL REJECTS explores the  connection between audiobooks and movies. THE NEW YORK TIMES discusses the  erotica trend in audiobooks. EDUCATION AND CAREER NEWS explores the ways in which audiobooks build a bridge to literacy. BUSTLE suggests audiobook…

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Custom Studio Build-out Using Off the Shelf Ingredients for Audio Performers & Producers When: Thursday, December 17, 2015 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern This one hour webinar helps narrators, studio owners, and audio producers find alternative solutions to their studio needs based on “off the shelf” ingredients from companies like Whisper Room, Studiobricks, IKEA, etc.…

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

AUDIOBOOK NEWS Whoopi Goldberg, in a conversation with VANITY FAIR, expresses her love for audiobooks. THE NATIONAL discusses the effects of the growth of audiobooks. OVERDRIVE presents the results of their user survey, which shows an increase in library lending for ebook and audiobook collections. Children’s ebook subscription service Epic! launches Spanish and audiobook titles, reports…