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

2511, 2021

Episode 91: Gratitude

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

’Tis the season to remember what we have to be grateful for throughout the year! Host Becky Parker Geist expresses her appreciation for and thanks to all of her listeners and to everyone involved in the production of audiobooks through ProAudioVoices ( In this uplifting podcast episode, Becky lists and defines the various roles of each member of the multiple teams that are part of the greater Production Team. This is a marvelously enlightening education in itself of the production process and includes a detailed [...]

1811, 2021

Episode 90: Get Your Game FACE On – Dawn Fuchs Coleman Interview

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Do you have questions about how to profitably run your own business? Increase your bottom line AND your top line? Avoid pitfalls and increase your highs while decreasing your lows?   Host Becky Parker Geist discusses with businesswoman Dawn Fuchs Coleman, author of “Get Your Game FACE On” and founder of We Guide You Grow, a CONSULTING FIRM, her passion to share with enterprising business people the wealth of information, tips, advice, etc. she has gleaned from her experiences in the business world. If you have [...]

1111, 2021

Episode 89: Into the Weeds with Royalties – Interview with Darren Speers of Authors Republic

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

How royalties work and what the different kinds of platforms are and the payment models can feel like getting lost in the forest. Audiobook digital distribution is a complex process involving preparing the files and metadata to suit a huge range of retailers, libraries, music channels, subscription services. The payment models vary as well. Darren Speers, Chief Operating Officer of Authors Republic, gets into the weeds with us to explain how this jungle. In the process, you’ll gain tips on marketing and how to figure out [...]

411, 2021

Episode 88: Full Cast – Creating a WOW Audiobook

By |November 4th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Ever considered getting your book or script into audio with a full cast of actors to bring it to life? Host Becky Parker Geist shares several samples from full cast projects produced by Pro Audio Voices and describes some of the differences. She discusses the rationale behind decisions made for each unique project. If an audiobook with multiple voice actors, music and sound effects is something you’re considering, here’s your chance to learn more about—and hear samples from—this genre of audiobooks that is on the [...]

2810, 2021

Episode 87- Oh the Possibilities!

By |October 28th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Join Host Becky Parker Geist in reviewing highlights of four different children’s stories recorded as audiobooks, with various music and sound effects emphasizing aspects of each story, delightfully adding depth and meaning to educating children, and ourselves, about diverse facets of life on our planet and with a serious yet lighthearted hopefulness bringing awareness to issues confronting individuals, groups, and the planet itself. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: About music and sound effects emphasizing and enriching aspects [...]

2110, 2021

Episode 86: Interview with Maggie Newcomb

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered what mental illness is like up close and personal? What is it like to live with this debilitating condition, and what effects does it have on the family? Is it a curse? Or can it be a blessing? Is a mental health condition set in stone? Can people heal and live a positive life? If so, how? What tools assist in the process of healing? Join Host Becky Parker Geist as you listen in on a frank discussion of this timely [...]

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