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This Week in Links: August 24 – 28

For Rights Holders:

Six Magic Phrases You Can Use to Sell More Books – via Where Writers Win – Learn key words to use in your “Amazon sales page, your website, your book announcement press release, your e-mail announcement, and other promotional materials that will help you sell more books, too!”

What are the Most Popular Title Trends in Your Genre? – via BookBub – You can lean into the trends or swim against the stream. How will you use the information in this article?

Market Smarter, Not Harder: The Personal Touch – via The ACX Blog – NYT bestselling author Ryan Winfield on the marketing power of a human connection.

Social Media Marketing Must Be Manageable – via Digital Book World – “Social media marketing can be a big time suck for many authors. Making it manageable, though, is about learning how to take inventory of your time, resources and skill and then planning accordingly.”

Social Media Marketing Must Be Sustainable – via Digital Book World – Get a twofer on marketing advice from DBW and knock your audiobook promotion out of the park!

For Producers:

Potato Chips Required – Who Would Have Thought? – via Mike Lenz – Want a career where eating potato chips is a necessity? Try being an audiobook narrator.

The World Needs Voiceover & So Do I – via Dane Reid – Learn how voiceover can help people feel a part of the world at home or in foreign lands.

Five Lessons Learned From Two Customer Service Fails – via Marc Scott – If you have to deal with long hold times and uninformed customer service agents, you may as well come away with something you can apply to your voiceover business, right?

[VIDEO] Americans Try To Pronounce Massachusetts Towns – via Buzzfeed – The struggle is wicked real.

This Week in Links: March 24th – 28th

Did you know that as of this week, over 16,000 audiobooks have been created through ACX? That is a lot of books! Thanks to all of you, the actors and authors, who made this milestone possible!

Here’s to the next 16,000… and beyond! This week, we’re highlighting our favorite inspiration you’ll need to keep your audiobook game sharp.

Enjoy the weekend reading, and join us next week for more audiobook action!

For Rights Holders:

Hillary Clinton’s Four Lessons for Authors – via Digital Book World – The former first lady and secretary of state is also an accomplished author. Read the tips she recently shared with the Association of American Publishers.

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer – via Buzzfeed – In need of a pick me up? Check out these uplifting quotes for authors, by authors.

Writing: Why You Need An Editor – via ALLi – Great advice for authors on “how to choose and use an editor to improve their writing craft and the quality of their books.”

Book Cover Design: The Creative Process – via Chameleon Ink – Can you judge an article by its advice on cover design? If so, you’ll deem this article extremely helpful!

For Producers:

Seven Great VO Success Questions – via vo2gogo – David H. Lawrence XVII brings you 7 important questions every VO should ask themselves.

Audacity: Free Video Tutorial – via Teacher Training Videos – Here’s a detailed walk-through of the popular free recording and editing software.

Networking Tips for Voice Over Talent – via The Great Voice Company – If you attend industry events like workshops, mixers, or conferences, Susan Berkley’s got some good advice to help you make the most of your time.