The recent resurgence in independent bookstores is a sign that booklovers are eager to interact with book experts and learn about great new titles from experts in person. With a format that is increasingly driven by digital sales, finding opportunities for audiobook publishers to interact directly with selectors and influencers in the library and school markets may seem elusive. Here are a few proven avenues to give you and your narrators face-to-face time with teachers and librarians.
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Backed by over 18 years of experience in the book and audiobook industry, AudiobooksNow set out to be a different kind of digital audiobook service. Through its years of experience with BookLender, the company’s paperback book and CD audiobook rental service, AudiobooksNow has a tradition of innovation. This year AudiobooksNow released its custom recommendations software and bulk purchasing platform.
Since its inception in 2009, Rakuten Kobo has become one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, providing millions of eBooks to 190 countries. The company offers a variety of award-winning eReaders and a top-ranked eReading app. In September 2017, Kobo uncovered another dimension of storytelling, adding Audiobooks to their offering.