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

706, 2021

Audiobook Connection podcast hits top 20

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast, News, Podcast|

Welp Magazine includes Audiobook Connection podcast in Top 20 Welp Magazine has curated a list of the best 20 post production podcasts of 2021, and the Pro Audio Voices podcast Audiobook Connection made the list. If you're an author in the audiobook world, you may want to check out that list to find other podcasts of interest. For example, Podcast Method dives deeper into the technical details of podcasting that we cover on Audiobook Connection. Podcasting is a great way to further leverage your [...]

306, 2021

Episode 66: Adding a Bonus Author Interview

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Considering adding a bonus interview to your audiobook? Host Becky Parker Geist provides the why’s and how’s of creating an interview and how to leverage that to have a greater impact with your listeners, entice them to your website, and provide an enhanced listener experience. Whether you have an existing interview or need to create one, this episode provides valuable tips. More Episodes on Megaphone Notes Learn: the why’s and how’s of creating an interview how to leverage [...]

2705, 2021

Episode 65: Repurposing Your Content – Non-Fiction

By |May 27th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Host Becky Parker Geist shares reasons to repurpose your content, reframing the information and tailoring it to the intended purposes of expanding your coverage in the world and helping the listeners learn your content more deeply and integrate it more fully. Becky inspires you to think about different ways to present your content (information) to reach ever wider audiences, giving several ideas of the multitude of ways to offer your expertise and to use and reuse portions of your audiobook in creative and innovative avenues. [...]

2005, 2021

Episode 64: The Importance of Pre-Production

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

If you’re thinking you’ll just send your manuscript to your narrator or audiobook producer and they’ll deliver the audiobook you imagine, then you are probably making a lot of assumptions that could bite you later. Host Becky Parker Geist will lead you through several of the key things to consider when in pre-production, BEFORE recording begins. Set yourself up for success with preparation and the process will go much more smoothly and efficiently. Specific guidance on what to prepare is included in this episode on [...]

1305, 2021

Episode 63: “Get Agreements in Advance of Production”- Interview with IP Attorney Kelley Way

By |May 13th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Expanding on a topic introduced in the previous podcast episode, “DIY Snags - Those Little Things You Might Not Think Of,” Intellectual Property Attorney Kelley Way answers Host Becky Parker Geist’s insightful questions that every author and others involved in an audiobook production need to ask about getting agreements before production in order to keep things clear and to avoid the clash of differing expectations on critical issues later in the production process, and shares what to do to protect your project and everyone affected.   Attorney Kelley [...]

605, 2021

Episode 62: Snags – Those Little Things You May Not Even Think About

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Learn some specifics about the production process that shine a light on potential “snags” to bypass to make your road to your audiobook goal smoother and more rewarding. In this week’s podcast episode, Host Becky Parker Geist offers the listening audience some timely alerts to avoid problems that can happen in the process of producing your book in audiobook format, some tips to inform the author regarding the business of managing your project and the importance of meeting the requirements to get your audiobook produced.  Learn when [...]

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