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Ep 152: Should You as Author Narrate Your Own Audiobook?

Are you the best voice for your audiobook? Maybe. Learn about the key parts of the process and critical factors in your decision-making process. Where will you record and what will each option entail? What are the technical things you’ll need to be aware of? How will you know if you’re the best storyteller for your story—and why you might not be. What could [...]

By |2023-01-27T10:20:42-08:00January 27th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 151: More Reasons Why Audiobooks for Kids Make Sense

Whether you’re a children’s author or an adult with kids in your life, this episode will expand your horizons in how you think about audiobooks. There are many benefits and values for kids. Whether your children’s story is published or even illustrated need not be a factor in whether you take advantage of the audiobook opportunities. This episode may also help you as you [...]

By |2023-01-20T09:46:53-08:00January 20th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 150: Children’s Book Collections- Win with Collaboration

Children’s books are on the rise in the audiobook world and in this episode Becky provides some ways to take advantage of what might otherwise be considered challenges. When published independently, kids books typically involve a significant budget for illustrations. The fact that the text is short translates to a shorter finished length in audio, which can be seen as both an advantage and [...]

By |2023-01-20T09:43:23-08:00January 13th, 2023|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 147: AMPlify – the Etsy of Audiobooks – Pricing Strategies

Host Becky Parker Geist walks us through pricing strategies for your audiobook, what research to do and where to do it. Then, capitalizing on the high royalties and the pricing options and controls that come with the AMPlify audiobook direct sale platform offered by Pro Audio Voices, how to set yourself up for success. More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2022-12-27T01:37:05-08:00December 23rd, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 146: Interview with David AJ Richards and James Gilligan (Holding Up a Mirror to Nature)

A fascinating conversation about this revealing nonfiction audiobook that teaches us powerful lessons we can derive from the masterful William Shakespeare. This is truly a case of fiction informing reality, in which the playwright’s deep understanding of humanity surpasses current psychology. The work of authors Richards and Gilligan has led to prison programs that successfully reform and change the lives of violent perpetrators so [...]

By |2022-12-17T04:54:22-08:00December 16th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 145: Interview with Joe Belcastro (Dominature: What if the Devil Banished God from Heaven)

At a career pinnacle, working in his dream job, author Joe Belcastro had a devilishly persistent yearning to let the story that had rooted within him to rise to its glory. A prolific writer, but launching his debut novel, Joe shares more about his journey and book: Dominature: What if the Devil Banished God from Heaven. More Episodes on Megaphone [...]

By |2022-12-09T12:53:31-08:00December 9th, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments

Ep 144: Earn More from Your Audiobook- Meet AMPlify

Wondering how to earn higher royalties and gain more control over your audiobook? Becky shares more about why every author with an audiobook should want to get on board and what difference it makes for you. After all, indie authors put in the time and money and resources to create the book and audiobook. They should be the ones earning back the majority of [...]

By |2022-12-02T10:30:05-08:00December 2nd, 2022|Behind The Scenes Podcast|0 Comments


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