On 18 March 2015, ACX hosted a Twitter chat about audiobook marketing with author assistant Kate Tilton. I used Storify to compile and categorize all of the tweets on this page so that the questions and answers are together.
Updated 12/21/17 Content moved to my Evernote account since Storify is discontinuing operation
An audiobook listener on Goodreads wrote recently:
“I’m hoping the powers-that-be realize this (and care) and we’ll see more audiobooks being narrated by dual-gender narrators.
And I don’t mean simply dividing up the chapters between a male and female narrator to read…I like the dialogue narrated by the relevant gender.”
I produced and co-narrated the 4-book Blue Suede Memphis mystery series (fun, cozy mysteries with romantic elements) where I voiced the narrative and all of the female parts, and a male actor
In May, I wrote about Audible’s launch of the Audiobook Creation Exchange, or ACX.com. Audible, the leading company in downloadable audiobooks, created the site because they determined their listeners are voracious readers, and the demand for new audiobooks continues to increase. Currently,only about 5% of books are made into audiobooks. Since ACX is open to authors, I thought a narrator’s perspective might help you decide whether to list your title on ACX for audiobook production.
ACX is a marvelous tool to help you exploit the audio rights to your