Audiobook Connection Podcast2021-08-30T00:19:27-07:00

Audiobook Connection

Behind the Scenes with the Creative Teams

Host: Becky Parker Geist

Engaging conversations with Authors, Narrators, Post-production audio engineers, Marketing teams as well as audio book listeners and fans. Go behind the scenes with audiobook creators as host Becky Parker Geist guides the conversation to discover the surprises, victories and challenges in publishing and producing audiobooks. Ideal for indie authors, small publishers, audiobook fans, and anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes peek into the audiobook world – as well as authors and publishers looking for tips from the pros on production and marketing. Behind-the-scenes interviews with audiobook creators as well as audiobook production and marketing tips – with episodes every other week.

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Podcast Episodes

1208, 2022

Episode 128: The Left Turn- Author Journey with Becky Parker Geist

By |August 12th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Becky released her novel The Left Turn: Two Lives, Worlds Apart this year and shares her journey with the project from inception to completion to audio production and audio-first release to ebook and print release. The ebook is on a free ebook promotion on the day of this episode release at: https://amzn.to/3AqzZmq More Episodes on Megaphone Notes

508, 2022

Episode 127: An Interview with Author Joy Overstreet & Narrator Melanie Carey

By |August 5th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Join Becky for an engaging interview with Joy Imboden Overstreet, author of The Cherry Pie Paradox: The Surprising Path to Diet Freedom and Lasting Weight Loss, and her narrator Melanie Carey. This project involved exercises and meditations, and was a very personal story for the author. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: Why she chose to have a pro narrator. How this book is distinctly different from other diet books. How the alignment between author and narrator played [...]

2907, 2022

Episode 126: Planning for Interference- from Illness to Construction

By |July 29th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

More than ever since the pandemic hit, we need to factor into our planning what to do if delays happen. A narrator illness can delay a project days or weeks depending on the severity. How can you protect yourself from loss of marketing dollars when you’re being proactive during production and then get hit with the news that there are delays? What can you do to turn the obstacle into an opportunity? Host Becky Parker Geist addresses these questions in this episode inspired by a [...]

1507, 2022

Episode 124: Audiobook Clips for Marketing

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Your audiobook is an asset, not just another format. But most authors don’t recognize how they can leverage that asset in their overall marketing for their books and platform. Join host Becky Parker Geist as she walks you through the details on how to select audio clips from your audiobook and how to use them once you have them. Whether you are a DIY person or want to hire someone to handle the pieces you don’t want to tackle, this episode has valuable suggestions for [...]

807, 2022

Episode 123: Audiobook Project Management- An Interview with Jarryd Chambers

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Jarryd first went through the audiobook production process as a client, getting his father’s book into audio with Pro Audio Voices (PAV). Now as a PAV Project Manager for other authors, he’s experiencing the other side of the process. Join us for a peek behind the scenes into the world of audiobook project management, hear about some of the complications that can come up, and get a feel for the many elements that are involved in the process with a concierge style customer experience. You’ll [...]

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