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

2005, 2022

Episode 116: Series and Sequences- Marketing Your Series

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

If you have a book series, or even a single audiobook that is very long, we’ve got some tips for you! What if you could stay in front of your customers so that as they finish listening to each of your audiobooks, they are back for the next one? And if you only have one of your books in audio, have you thought about how to still get the message out about the next one? Or whatever else is next in your customer value journey? [...]

1605, 2022

Episode 115: AMPlify Your Distribution and Marketing

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Using the AMPlify program offered by Pro Audio Voices, you can regain or maintain control of your audiobook launch timing, pricing, promotions, discount codes, customer info and so much more while dramatically increasing your royalties! Becky will talk you through the program, what it offers, and also how to maximize its use with your audiobook. This marketing program used to be exclusive to Pro Audio Voices’ production clients, but is now available to authors who already have a completed audiobook. Expand your options and stay [...]

605, 2022

Episode 114: Filmed Theatre- An Interview with Jim Parker

By |May 6th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Join Becky Parker Geist and Jim Parker, owner of Riverview Studios, as they have a behind-the-scenes chat about Colla Voce, a new play by Larry Klein that premieres May 7, 2022. Bringing a play to life in film, including filming in a confined space, creates opportunities and challenges for the entire production team. From lighting to sound to resident dogs, the five-day shoot and months of post-production work involved an abundance of creative problem-solving. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes [...]

2904, 2022

Episode 113: Life’s Not Yoga—Or Is It? An Interview with Jacqui Burnett

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

Behind the scenes with author Jacqui Burnett you’ll get to hear about casting decisions and why it was critical to find the narrator who could effectively characterize a few key players in this memoir of growing up in South Africa during apartheid. This book and audiobook are part of a Dare to Be Love platform for healing. Learn about how this project helps raise awareness for #DareToBeLove and some of the ways in which the audiobook is leveraged to increase the impact of this message [...]

2204, 2022

Episode 112: Theatre as Audiobook

By |April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

If you have a play or screenplay, this is an episode you’ll want to hear! Learn about the elements of the process of turning a theatre playscript or screenplay into an audiobook. You’ll need to think through the visual messages inherent in the original format to adapt the script to the audio-only format. Host Becky Parker Geist also covers music and sound effects—how to determine what is needed and helpful, as well as casting and recording—how to manage your budget while getting the best of [...]

1904, 2022

Episode 111: The Speed of Light – An Interview with Elizabeth Rosner

By |April 19th, 2022|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Join us for a fascinating interview with Liz Rosner who was one of three narrators for her book, The Speed of Light. Get a behind the scenes peek at some of the challenges and joys of this kind of approach. What were some of the surprise discoveries that emerged out of the audiobook production process? Why the re-release of this title in audio after twenty-one years? In this episode, you’ll hear about key decisions that were made about the recording and why those choices were [...]

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