Platinum

OverDrive

Expand your sales channels and earn additional revenue by adding your eBooks and audiobooks to OverDrive’sglobal catalog. Sell to more than 40,000 libraries, schools and retailers, who serve millions of patrons and customers. With 30 years of experience, OverDrive is the leading digital distribution platform, helping publishers achieve their digital goals. OverDrive’s support for all major devices, including iOS®, Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (US only) and the industry’s highest-rated app, makes our platform the most compatible service for end users.

Gold

Brilliance Audio

Brilliance Publishing is part of the Amazon.com group of companies and is the parent company of Brilliance Audio. As a GRAMMY-nominated and Audie Award-winning producer of audiobook recordings, we create a quality listening experience for customers while giving our authors the widest distribution for their works. Through partnerships, we distribute print and audiobooks for other publishers, and we work directly with authors and agents to publish non-fiction books in all formats under our two imprints.

Hoopla

hoopla is the digital brand and service of Midwest Tape, a trusted physical media provider to public libraries for almost 30 years. hoopla partners with libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to hundreds of thousands of movies, music albums, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows. With hoopla digital, library patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download digital media with a valid library card, from a public library that partners with hoopla digital. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s free mobile apps for Apple and Android devices, and online at www.hoopladigital.com.

Sag Aftra

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond. Visit SAG-AFTRA online at SAGAFTRA.org.

Silver

Firebrand Technologies

Firebrand Technologies is a technology company that offers solutions for publishers to help books succeed. We have been working with publishers to manage their internal workflows, digital distribution, and marketing efforts for nearly 30 years. Our technology solutions touch the lives of thousands of publishing professionals every day. To accommodate a diverse publishing community Firebrand is increasingly offering solutions for independent publishers and single title authors... contact us to find out more. 

Bronze

Audiobooks Now

AudiobooksNow is the premier service for downloading and streaming audiobooks. Users can download or stream audiobook purchases from the audiobooksnow.com website, or download them to free Android or Apple iOS apps. AudiobooksNow offers a 30 day free trial to its monthly Club Pricing Plan that provides up to 50% off the retail price, and a 50% off any 12 audiobooks plan that offers unmatched savings and flexibility.  Audiobooks can also be purchased at the everyday low price, no plan required.  For more information, please visit www.audiobooksnow.com.              

AudioFile Magazine

AudioFile is the comprehensive source of audiobook reviews and recommendations. Twenty-five years after starting as a print newsletter, today AudioFile is a multi-platform resource to audiobooks for consumer listeners, professional library selectors, and the audiobook industry. AudioFile publishes weekly at AudioFilemagazine.com, e-newsletters, active social media programs on Facebook, Twitter, and Soundcloud and in print 6x year.  AudioFile also runs the wildly popular teen audience development project, AudiobookSYNC.com and maintains numerous content licenses for audiobook review syndication.

Author's Republic

Author's Republic is the best new way for independent authors, narrators, publishers, and producers to sell their audiobooks to listeners through every major digital audiobook platform, including subscription retailers, unlimited listening services, and libraries. We welcome users from all over the globe and connect them to retailers and distributors that would otherwise be inaccessible to them. Our simple & easy-to-use portal allows users to upload their book once and have their titles distributed everywhere, access aggregated monthly sales reports, and receive a single monthly payment directly to their PayPal account. Get your free account and learn more at authorsrepublic.com.

Booktrack

Booktrack creates soundtracks for audiobooks. Think cinematic style sound and sound effects, all appropriately timed and placed to help evoke a deeper sense of world space. Harnessing the power of humans, algorithms, and a deep library of music & sfx, Booktrack can produce a unique soundtrack for your audiobook in as little as two weeks time. Soundtracks for books – it’s what we excel at. Unleash the power of sound and amplify your audiobooks. Have questions? Please feel free to contact Cameron Drew at cameron.drew@booktrack.com.

Deyan Audio

Deyan Audio was founded in 1990 by Bob and Debra Deyan. For over 25 years Deyan Audio has pioneered the audiobook industry becoming the world's largest independent producer of audiobooks. Deyan Audio has amassed 12 Grammy award nominations and 5 wins in the category of spoken word and received the APA Life Achievement Award in 2013, recognizing our work. The world's biggest publishers continue to turn to Deyan’s two state of the art Los Angeles studios, and experienced staff to produce the highest quality of audio content.  

DuArt Media Services

Family owned and managed since 1922. DuArt’s diverse and technically rich divisions offer an extensive selection of services to meet the needs of publishers, producers, distributors, and corporate media communications groups. DuArt’s award-winning staff can provide full production, record only, studio rental, post production, or any combination of à la carte audiobook production services at our conveniently located and wholly owned midtown New York City facility.

We also provide production space and equipment for your team to collaborate with our staff or work independently. Our nine (9) state-of-the-art equipped and acoustically optimized studios establish the ideal environment to create the highest-quality audio productions.

Authors and independent producers are welcome.

Findaway

Findaway is a global leader in digital content delivery. With the invention of Playaway Pre-loaded Products, Findaway transformed the way that audiobooks, eBooks, videos, learning tools, and apps are circulated in 40,000 libraries, schools, and military installations. Findaway also innovated digital audiobook delivery with AudioEngine, the industry's largest B2B audiobook delivery platform that enables brands to deliver one of the world's largest collections of digital audiobooks within their own experience. To learn more about Findaway and the Findawayers who make it all happen, visit www.findaway.com.

John Marshall Media

Over the past 25 years John Marshall Media has produced over 10,000 AudioBooks and 1,000s of Spanish titles, including 3 Grammy and countless Audie Award winners. Every one of our 30+ audio professionals has a Bachelor’s Degree in Audio Production, which is why our clients say “We hear the difference.” Looking to the future, we’re creating digital tools to make AudioBook production and casting faster and easier, like the JMM VoiceDB, and our online DIY audiobook production platform, Click to Produce TM.   

MetaComet Systems

MetaComet Systems helps publishers reduce the effort of managing royalties by 80% or more, while enhancing relationships and improving rights income. MetaComet provides you with tools to help in all aspects of The Royalty Management Lifecycle. Manage contracts. Automate royalties. Manage rights. Online royalty portal. Audio Publishers Association members receive a 20% discount off setup fees and 10% discount off monthly fees on Royalty Tracker. Contact us today to learn more.

Publisher Spotlight

Publisher Spotlight, a service of Myrick Marketing & Media, LLC provides marketing and publicity support to the book industry. With more than two decades in the book industry marketing ranging from the independent bookseller world to library marketing to a national book review and at a variety of publishers, we are uniquely positioned to target niche markets in ways that maximize both sales and visibility. Located just outside Nashville, Tennessee, we are also strategically close to Ingram, one of the world’s largest wholesalers.

Rakuten Kobo

Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s most innovative eReading services offering more than 5 million eBooks and audiobooks to millions of customers in 190 countries. Believing that consumers should have the freedom to read any book on any device, Kobo provides people with a choice when reading. Kobo offers an eReader for everyone with a wide variety of E Ink eReaders to suit any Reader’s style including Kobo Aura, Kobo Aura H2O, and Kobo Aura ONE; along with the company’s free top-ranking eReading apps for Apple® and Android®. Kobo’s award-wining eReaders can be found in major retail chains around the world. For more information, visit www.kobo.com

Zebralution

Zebralution is one of the leading distributors of digital media content with a strong focus on music, audiobooks and podcasts. By making audiobooks available in previously music-focused streaming services like Spotify and Google we created a new market for publishers in Germany. Our owned promotion platforms for audio products both inside these streaming services as well as across a range of digital channels from social media via video services all the way to dedicated apps enhance the value of our distribution services. We are now rolling out this successful model globally and invite you to get in touch with us to create an individual strategy based on your company´s needs and expectations.