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

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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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