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

2608, 2021

Episode 78: Following Clues to Success

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

“Success leaves clues” Tony Robbins tells us. Figure out what a successful person does and model it, even improve on it, but learn their steps, specifically regarding your marketing. Host Becky Parker Geist helps fill the gaps in our understanding of effective marketing with ideas, techniques and strategies that we may not have imagined are effective. She gives us encouragement to find out what successful authors are doing and suggests how to follow up on that information and use what works to promote our book [...]

2008, 2021

Episode 77: Challenges with Memoirs – Tips

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a story to tell? Is your own story pushing its way to get out into the world? Be prepared to tell it successfully when you hear what Host Becky Parker Geist, a successful author, audiobook producer, publisher, and entrepreneur has to share about overcoming the challenges to getting your memoir into a storytelling format to reach the hearts of others who might benefit from hearing about your experiences. Looking at it from different perspectives, Becky illustrates sound technical and aesthetic reasons for [...]

1208, 2021

Episode 76: Interactive Children’s Books an Interview with Brad Pohl

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Listen in as Host Becky Parker Geist discusses with innovative Children’s Book author Brad Pohl the exciting new way he is bringing his content out to the world, creating an experience for children to have more control, thus teaching them self-discipline, accelerating the learning process, and teaching children ways to take care of the earth’s environment. Brad alerts us all to conservation problems and solutions. You may find inspiration in discovering what got Brad started writing children’s books, how he turned a mindless doodling habit [...]

508, 2021

Episode 75: Recording your own audiobook in partnership with a pro narrator – Interview with Laura Davis

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Host Becky Parker Geist discusses with Memoir author Laura Davis the advantages and disadvantages of collaboration between an author who narrates her own audiobook and (with) a professional narrator’s consistency in playing some of the characters. As an author narrating – making the best choices and discovering what really matters. How sharing a memoir - a very intimate, personal account - with others feels and what purpose it serves for herself and for her listeners. Learn about the skills necessary to be able to have [...]

2907, 2021

Episode 74: Sounds as Symbols

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Sounds and sound effects can appeal to us on a vicarious rather than a conscious level, connecting the listener with the author’s intended message in a deeper way in our understanding and emotions than words. This brings immediate clarity to the message and can join everyone in enjoying the author’s tale. Host Becky Parker Geist invites us to join her in diving into the idea of sounds replacing symbols in an audiobook, and the ability to use different contexts to bring your story to life! [...]

2207, 2021

Episode 73: Interview with Melyssa Barrett

By |July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , |

In this interview with Melyssa Barrett, Host of the JALI Podcast, you’ll discover the fascinating journey of one woman who turned her husband’s profession of telling the stories that need to be told, along with her passion for connecting and engaging with people, into an inquiry to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion through her successful podcast series. Host Becky Parker Geist asks questions that bring forth and generate ideas that can inspire all of us to reach deep within ourselves to connect with others. More [...]

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