March 2021 News Roundup

Bouncing back from the COVID audiobook boom, narrators teach authors about audiobooks, and more tidbits you might have missed.

Booktrack's one stop solution

Welcome to Booktrack, a one stop solution for all audiobook production needs.

Booktrack believes the biggest challenge facing audiobook publishers today is keeping up with the ever growing demand for audiobooks in the marketplace, without compromising the production quality. The foundation of Booktrack is built on providing a sustainable, scalable, and reliable solution. Working with Booktrack allows publishers to expand their monthly output in a centralised way with a dedicated Audiobook Production Studio.

February 2021 News Roundup

2021 Audies Gala MC announced, new trends in audiobook production and listening, and more...

A First Look at Digital Audiobook Tracking from The NPD Group

Digital audio has been one of the highest growth sectors of the U.S. book market for several years. In a mature industry, it’s also one of the only true “whitespace” areas where the publishing industry is gaining new readers. In some ways, audiobooks might be a better native digital format than e-books, especially on smartphones where they can compete with other forms of entertainment more successfully.

Since 2004 NPD BookScan has delivered books industry data, analytics, and industry expertise for publishers, retailers, and entertainment companies. In 2020 NPD added audiobooks to our digital dataset with a beta version of a new service: PubTrack Digital Audio – the first publisher-verified retail measurement service for digital audiobooks in the U.S.

January 2021 News Roundup

Audiobooks to possibly supplant screen time for kids, give eyes a rest, and see record digital lending...