For A Good First Impression With Audiobook Producers, Share Your Audible Customer Rating – via Voice-Over Xtra – Audible Approved ACX Producer Karen Commins has a great tip that you can apply to authors as well.
What’s Your Production Process? – via Wayne Farrell – Wayne lays out his audiobook recording from start to finish. How does it compare to yours?
How To Make Yourself Known and Available To The Work As A Voice-over – via Voice Over Herald – Learn the importance of committing to a promotional plan for your VO business.
Five Tips For A Quality Voiceover Demo – via Rob Marley Voiceover – “You want your demo to be remembered. If you send out a bad demo, IT WILL BE REMEMBERED.”
For Rights Holders:
Marketing Tip: Follow the 80/20 Rule in Social Media – via CreateSpace – Learn how to get the right mix of informative and promotional in your marketing efforts.
Finding Time to Write – via Writer’s Digest – Authors are busier than ever these days, so it’s important to remember the obvious: make time to write!
Grow Your Blog: Steal Tips From My Social Media Marketing Experiment – via Make A Living Writing – An in-depth look at one author’s findings.
Jack Kerouac’s 31 Beliefs about Writing – via The Write Practice – Find inspiration in the musing of one of America’s most revered novelists.
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Did you join #TalkingACX this week? We held another edition of our popular Twitter chat this past Wednesday with guest Kate Tilton. The author assistant joined us to discuss audiobook marketing, and shared some great tips for Rights Holders and Producers. In case you missed it, Producer Karen Commins put together a transcript on Storify. Give it a read, then check out our favorite audiobook links from the past week, including bonus marketing tips from Kate, below.
For Rights Holders:
25 Ways To Market Your Audiobook: A Quick Guide – via Kate Tilton – A nice collection of tips for getting the word out about your audio edition.
Building an Author Brand: You are What You Share – via CreateSpace – You may not be a famous athlete, but your endorsement could mean more than you think.
ACX Storytellers: Rosalind James – via The ACX Blog – Follow one author’s journey from ACX to Audible Studios to an Audie nomination.
Feeling Stuck? 7 Tools for Developing Fresh Story Ideas – via The Write Life – Ready to start that next draft, but lacking inspiration? Read this first.
What 17 Adults Learned From Rereading Their Favorite Childhood Books – via Buzzfeed Books – What could you discover by getting in touch with a childhood friend?
Are You Afraid of Your Own Rates? – via Jerry’s Voice – Steve explores why voice actors shouldn’t be afraid to charge with their worth.
In Out? In Out? Or shake it all about? – via steveoneillvoice – Find out why voice actors should focus on input as well as output.
Your Recording Space: Make It Dead Part 1 – via Voiceover Mechanic – Are you killing it? Your studio, that is.
ACX 101 for Authors and Rights Holders – via Corey Snow – The Voxman offers writers and publishers a Producer’s take on the audiobook production process.
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