Zebralution is a leading distributor dedicated to distributing and marketing audiobooks to streaming and download services worldwide. We deliver to both book-centric and music-centric platforms. We increase the discoverability of audiobooks on Spotify and other music streaming services and enhance the listening experience using our unique marketing tools and our established consumer network lismio, in return creating additional reach and revenue for our publishing partners. Want to find out more, we look forward to meeting you.
Bookwire is a leading global audiobook and eBook service provider. Founded in 2009, we work with over 1,600 publishing clients to help grow their digital sales across the widest network of retail partners and also offer a wide range of services including marketing, analytics, pricing and production. Our world-class Bookwire OS platform was built specifically with publisher’s digital needs in mind and distributes globally over 400,000 eBooks and over 70,000 audiobooks on behalf of publishers. Bookwire’s team of digital publishing experts look forward to helping you grow your audiobook business across the full range of sales channels including streaming services.
Eljin is the largest payer of SAG-AFTRA audiobook talent in the US. Eljin’s on-line portal lets publishers and producers pay union talent quickly, easily, and securely—all in compliance with privacy protocols and federal/state mandates. Narrators and their agents receive electronic deposits directly to their bank accounts via ACH. Monthly remittances to the union allow members to earn credits toward important health and retirement benefits. In Q2 2020, look for the release of the new Eljin platform, open to publishers, producers, narrators, and agents. All payment information in one place. Secure. Compliant. Global. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on opening an account.
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.
Founded in 2015, LMBPN has rapidly become an industry leader in the digital sci-fi and urban fantasy genres. The company has gained a loyal global fan base who consistently propels LMBPN's books into Amazon.com top ranks, and has made founding author Michael Anderle a #1 ranked sci-fi author. LMBPN's digital catalog presently includes over 700 titles, many of them in the top 1,000 on Amazon.com, and over 200 titles on Audible.com through LMBPN Audio and approximately another 200 titles licensed for audio through partners such as Dreamscape, Graphic Audio, Recorded Books, Podium Audio, and Tantor. Combined, the current series in the company's portfolio have sold over 4,000,000 books, and over a billion pages have been read on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited.
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Drive sales and maximize revenue by adding your ebooks and audiobooks to OverDrive’s global catalog. Sell to more than 48,000 libraries and schools who serve millions of end users. 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 (U.S. Only), and award-winning reading apps makes our platform the most compatible service for end users.
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.
Chirp / BookBub
Chirp is an audiobook retailer powered by BookBub that highlights unbeatable discounts on audiobooks. Chirp offers listeners access to a full catalog of audiobooks that they can purchase á la carte with no subscription fees, but focuses especially on surfacing limited-time audiobook deals in members’ favorite genres. Our team works with publishers and authors to curate new deals every day, helping our partners drive significant increases in sales, reach new readers, and boost visibility for their audio titles. Learn more about promoting your audiobooks with Chirp and BookBub here.
John Marshall Media
Outstanding audio. Amazing experience. Every time.
For over 25 years our clients have hired us to produce, record, and edit their most important audiobooks. Harper Audio, PRH, Macmillan, Scholastic, and many smaller publishers trust us with more and more titles every year. Yes, we’ve done the Grammy, Audie, Earphone, and Webby winners. So have our competitors. But what separates us from them, and what keeps our clients coming back, is the experience: Amazing . . . every time.
NetGalley helps publishers and authors promote and market new books to readers of influence. Publishers make digital review copies available on NetGalley, which the NetGalley community discovers, requests, reads, and reviews. Audiobook publishers can add Audio Excerpts to any digital review copy already listed on NetGalley and, new in 2020, can make full audiobooks available for review as well.
Pozotron highlights missing words and phrases, flipped words, and duplicated sentences in your narrations. Reduce audiobook returns and negative reviews while delivering high quality content to your customers. Pozotron’s clients reduced the time they spent proofing audio, all while increasing the catch-rate for issues. Visit pozotron.com to learn more.
Speechki is an Audiobook recording platform to scale publishers' audiobook inventories ten times thanks to synthetic voices. Speechki provides over one hundred hi-resolution voices in 33 languages. A book is recorded in 15 minutes and can be fine-tuned by a proof-listener in some hours. We believe every book has to have an audio version. Feel free to contact us: email@example.com
The Audio Flow
As an indie author, you have choices in who represents your work and your words. The Audio Flow is a member of the Audio Publishers Association and is a SAG-AFTRA production company that is a cut above the rest. We've collaborated with bestselling authors and award-winning narrators to deliver professional and quality audiobooks since 2017. New to the industry with over 200+ narrators on our roster and over 50 books completed, we are ready to produce or publish your work leaving you time to write. You're in good hands with The Audio Flow.
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.
Blunder Woman Productions
BWP is an Audie Award winning independent producer and publisher. We create great books with superhero narrators. We specialize in working with narrators across the country from their home studios and produce full, ready-to-publish productions. We also offer original anthologies. We can work with narrators you choose, or provide you with casting options from our diverse roster.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
DeepZen helps publishers to produce high quality audiobooks using innovative AI voice and natural language processing technologies. Our publisher portal provides a high quality, convenient and cost-effective production service that converts a manuscript into an audiobook more quickly than traditional studio production. Our AI voices are licenced from narrators and are produced using next generation AI algorithms and capture all the elements of the human voice, such as pacing and intonation, and a wide range of emotions, that produce more realistic speech patterns. For more information, please contact email@example.com
Deyan Audio was founded in 1990 by Bob and Debra Deyan. For 30 years Deyan Audio has been a pioneer of 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 who produce the highest quality of audio content.
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.
Established in 2015 using a small home studio, GraceWright Productions has grown leaps and bounds in a short time. We work on an average of 75 audiobooks per year and are still growing. With specialties in Duet Narration and Full-Cast Productions, we are experts at providing high-quality audio at affordable prices. Whether you are an author looking to break into a new market or a narrator looking for an upgrade from recording in your closet, we have the equipment and the expertise to take you to the next level without breaking the bank.
Ingram is an industry-leading provider of comprehensive services for publishers, retailers, libraries and educators. With an expansive global network connected to over 39,000 retailers and libraries across the globe, Ingram’s services include digital and physical book distribution, print on demand, and digital learning. CoreSource, Ingram’s digital asset management and distribution platform, provides publishers with the ability to easily manage their digital supply chains, and deliver ebook and audio content directly to a global network of audio distribution channels.
Jarpa Studio is a boutique recording complex located in the heart of Mexico City’s most elite neighborhood. With over 20 years of experience in sound design, voice-over and ADR, we are proud providers of great sound for some of the most renowned producers, developers, content creators, advertising agencies and publishers around the globe. When it comes to Audiobooks, we are the most exclusive and efficient choice that you can find in all of Latin America. Besides having a production capacity of more than 500 hours per month, we add that spice of extra to the interpretation of each one of our stories/audio fiction /audio drama/ sonic fictions to generate an unparalleled auditive experience: an outstanding mix between really humane storytelling and technical excellency.
Lazy Joy is a brand founded in 2019, an audiobook and ebook aggregator pre-installed platform launching with hundreds of millions of potential users from Chinese brand smart phone such as Huawei, Transsion, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo in 190 countries; and Internet companies such as Tencent and Alibaba. Lazy Joy has more than 100K audiobook and 390K ebook titles in 54 languages, which is an arena for different languages' audio works, authors, narrators, and performers. Your audiobooks will be listened by global customers, We are looking forward to ingestion significant audio works from different publishers in the world. Many of new released title will be recorded by Lazy Joy.
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.
Mosaic Audio is an award-winning audiobook production company located in Los Angeles. With seven studios, including four VIP studios, Mosaic provides high-quality recording and full production services. Our team of experienced audiobook pros has garnered many Audie, Earphones, and Voice Arts awards and nominations. We record authors and celebrities, and cast the top narrators in the business, using our expertise to help you select the best match for your project.
Created by a consortium of experienced and esteemed teachers, directors and professional actors representing diverse backgrounds, approaches and narration portfolios, narrator.life brings you master classes in the art and business of audiobook narration, to help you define and achieve sustainable success at every stage of your career. 2021 faculty include Vikas Adam, Andi Arndt, Ronald Butler, Matthew Lloyd Davies, James Anderson Foster, January LaVoy, Ann Richardson and Emily Woo Zeller. Our first courses launch in January 2021.
Whether you dream of becoming an audiobook narrator or already are one, NarratorsRoadmap.com is THE destination for narrators of all levels! The site contains an abundance of free resources, including original articles, as well as an incredible array of links to articles, books, and videos offering advice, products and services needed by narrators. Site members can access exclusive content that will save you time. Why re-invent the wheel to keep up with industry happenings when you can instantly take off in a fully loaded Events Calendar with 8 types of color-coded functions around the world! Members also can search the private Reviewers Directory and watch proprietary Video Courses such as the one on iAnnotate that help you keep your narration engine running smoothly.
The NPD Group
With the explosion of content generated by print books, streaming video-on-demand services, podcasts, and audiobooks, our culture is increasingly dominated by the stories we tell. In this interconnected media landscape, books are where some of today’s hottest media properties get their start. The NPD Group works with all the major players in U.S. publishing, retail, media, and toys to understand how digital and print content is evolving. Our books industry experts know the publishing world inside and out; they tap into our point-of-sale data to help you make better and faster decisions in today’s market.
Podium Audio is an audio-first entertainment studio and independent audiobook publisher that finances, develops, produces and distributes immersive audio content. Podium gained international notice for turning once-unknown author Andy Weir’s e-book The Martian into the most successful science fiction audiobook in the world. The first fiction audiobook Podium Audio published, The Martian created a strong foundation for the business, going on to become a top box office, award-winning film. Podium Audio remains at the forefront of discovering new literary and voice talent, focused on supporting, nurturing and discovering authors and narrators from the U.S. and around the world.
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.
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.
Spoken Realms is an award-winning audiobook producer, packager, and distributor, bringing a professionally curated production experience to rights holders worldwide. Whether you choose In-House Production or decide to take a more hands-on approach and find your own narrator through Featured Voices, you will be working with top narrators, directors, and engineers. Contact us today to learn more.
Tales2go is a subscription audiobook service for K12 schools. Founded by committed entrepreneurs and former educators, the company believes that every student can achieve reading proficiency through repeated exposure to spoken sophisticated words. Many students lack such exposure, which is the basis of vocabulary acquisition and retention. Word knowledge is a key component of reading proficiency. Tales2go is used to develop vocabulary, fluency and comprehension skills in a rapidly expanding number of schools and districts across the U.S., including Los Angeles USD, Berkeley USD, White Plains Public School District, Needham Public Schools, and Heartland AEA.