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Happy Birthday to Us! – Part 1

Sunday May 12, 2013 will mark ACX’s 2nd birthday! We’ve grown a lot, and we’ve come a long way since that fateful day two years ago. Our success is all due to two groups: the amazing ACX users (that’s you!) and our fantastic team behind the scenes at Audible.

For our second birthday, you’ll get to meet some of the ACX team and take a trip down memory lane with us, as we share some fun facts and stats from our first two years.

Enjoy the trivia today, and check back on Monday to meet the team!

First audiobook produced through ACX: Living Well with Bad Credit.

Individual producer with the most ACX productions on sale: Kevin Pierce (60).

Rights holder with the most ACX Productions on Sale: Crossroad Press

Best Reviewed ACX title: Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (a perfect 5.0 rating across 26 review).

Names rejected before deciding on ACX: LAFA (Liberty and Audio For All), ACSS (Audiobook Creation & Submission System).

Nickname given to the meeting room where the ACX team worked long hours for many months leading up to the launch of the site: The Regal Beagle, as in the bar from Three’s Company where noted ladies’ man Jack Tripper often found himself on hilariously complicated double dates.

Most common non-work-related argument amongst ACX team members: Rush vs Dave Matthew’s Band.

Song played to motivate the troops as we prepared to launch ACX:

Number of marriages + babies of ACX team members since the site launched: 4

Fake narrator used in test profiles before launching the site: Boba FettĀ 

Activity planned for the first ACX team outing: Go-kart racing.

Reason ACX go-kart outing was cancelled: Venue closed due to filming of the “hit” reality show “Ice Loves Coco.”

Number of titles produced though ACX in 2 years: Over 6,000!

We’ll see you Monday to meet our team, and Like us or Follow us for more birthday fun!

Do you have fun facts or tidbit to share about your first 2 years with ACX? Tell us in the comments!