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Q&A with QA

Do you have audiobook production questions? We have answers! Join us for a live webinar with two of ACX’s Quality Assurance experts. In the first episode of a multipart series, David Afonso and Mike Taddeo will share their file management techniques and favorite production tools to save you time and recording headaches. Then, they’ll answer your questions live! Whether you’ve received a notice from our team about the quality of your audiobook production, or just want to make sure you never do, this session is for you.Topics include:File organization and management to save time and improve accuracy when uploading to…

Audiobook Marketing with the ACX-Perts

Audiobook marketing can be challenging, and listeners are often reached in different ways than print and eBook readers. Luckily, ACX’s own Scott Jacobi and Hannah Wall are chock-full of promotional ideas to help you find your audience and succeed in marketing your audiobook. This episode kicks off our exclusive series on audiobook marketing, and in this live webinar, we’ll cover how to treat your audiobook like a product and establish your brand voice, how to find and pursue audiobook target audiences, and lastly, how to build your confidence to ask for them for a sale.Topics include:Identifying your brand as it…

Mind, Body, and Soul for the Audiobook Narrator

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and say “OM” before you hit the microphone in this episode focused on narrator and performance health from ACX University. Hannah Wall interviews a trio of vocal health experts on the techniques and habits that can lead you to better, stronger vocal performances. Get your mind into a good space with Khristine Hvam as we discuss how to develop a warmup routine and techniques to stay focused throughout the day. Then, join vocal health coach Dari Matilsky as we demonstrate vocal massage techniques to preserve your voice and the effects of diet and…

Casting and Communicating with Your Narrator

Creating an audiobook with ACX comes with the benefit of choosing the voice of your brand. But with so many options and samples, casting the perfect voice can be intimidating! In this episode, best-selling author and first-time audiobook publisher Kristina Rienzi invites you to join her in the casting room to select a great voice for her next audiobook. Featuring Audible Studios Director Kat Lambrix, our duo will go through the process of choosing an audition script and building a title profile to seek auditions. They’ll review an audition from narrator Chris Ciulla and discuss the best ways to provide…

Elements of a Well-Reviewed Audiobook

Listener reviews are a critical part of the sales ecosystem for your audiobook, with many listeners basing their purchasing decision on critical commentary. But before you submit to reviewers, are you putting your best book forward? The editors of Audiofile and Audio Book Reviewer listen to a lot of audiobooks, and they are revealing how they choose which audiobooks make their listen lists. From the performance to the cover art, they’ll share insights on how to improve your submission and improve your chances of receiving reader and professional reviews. In this session, we’ll discuss the best way to submit your…

If You Market, They Will Listen

Even before your audiobook becomes available for sale, you have to work fast to spread the word about your work. But how? You have the tools: promotional codes from ACX, Whispersync for Voice, audio clips, your narrator, and most importantly your audiobook! Join us as bestselling author Lauren Blakely and author marketing consultant Kate Tilton cut through the noise of ineffective marketing tactics and show you how to successfully promote your audiobook. We’ll discuss how to generate reviews using your promotional codes, then talk about creative promotions with your narrator to promote your audiobook. Featuring: Lauren Blakely: A #1 New…