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.
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 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.
Expand your sales channels and earn additional revenue by adding your eBooks and audiobooks to OverDrive’sglobal catalog. Sell to more than 34,000 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Firebrand Technologies (firebrandtech.com) is dedicated to providing leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Firebrand provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the publishing process. Title Management Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing and sales; our Eloquence on Demand service is the industry gold standard for implementing ONIX and maximizing control of how data and content reach the marketplace. Direct2Reader provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers, and efficiently deliver secure files for download. FlightDeck offers the most powerful EPUB validation tool available.
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, 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.