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Episode 39: Audiobook Production Tip – Gratitude + An Open Invitation From Pro Audio Voices

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m dedicating this short episode to this amazing audio community and the gratitude I have for it. The team at Pro Audio Voices REALLY care about bringing great stories to life. When authors collaborate with us to bring those stories to life, doors open in the heart, the mind, and the spirit. We’ll talk about [...]

Episode 38: Audiobook Production Tip – Can I just record an audiobook on my phone?

One of the most common questions I get from ambitious and frugal authors is, “can I just record an audiobook with my phone’s built-in mic and an app?” So in today’s episode, we’ll explore how it’s possible...but by no means simple. I’ll cover the three main hurdles in phone recording; the sound quality, file type, and technical specs of your [...]

Episode 37: Audiobook Production Tip – Pro Tips: Conveying Charts and Tables In Nonfiction Audiobooks

Charts and tables are an essential tool for nonfiction authors to share information on the page...but what happens to those visuals in the audio format? The default choice of many audiobook narrators and producers is to omit them, but today I’ll share that it isn’t always the right decision. Tune in and learn how to translate charts into engaging narratives [...]

Episode 36: Audiobook Production Tip – Handling Footnotes + Endnotes In Nonfiction Audiobooks

Footnotes and endnotes have a clear place in written nonfiction - but how do they fit into the audio format? In today’s episode, we’ll dive into the options...and you’ll be surprised that “omit them” isn’t the only one! We’ll talk about the types of audiences that appreciate footnote inclusion and how to seamlessly integrate this information without detracting from narrative [...]

Nonfiction Self Help – Get Ready for New Year

Getting Ready for the New Year - Resolutions & Personal Development If you are an author of nonfiction, especially content that focuses on personal growth and/or health & wellness, it is time to get started on the audiobook edition of your book. While you may be focused on doing holiday promotions and trying to get attention for your book as a gift, I invite [...]

Episode 35: Audiobook Production Tip – Market Your Audiobook With Soundcloud: Step By Step!

The first thing that comes to mind when people hear ‘Soundcloud’ is music...but did you know it can be an amazing platform for audiobook marketing? In today’s episode, I’ll show you how to leverage the platform to access a wider audience and create great opportunities to invite them to your website. You’ll learn practical tips for setting up your account, [...]

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