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Audiobook First Month

I’ve been chronicling the process of turning my book, The Asset, into an audiobook during my ACX Audiobook Case Study. The Asset audiobook has been out for one month, so it’s a good time for an update. Audiobook marketing is a lot tougher than book marketing. There just aren’t many places that are […]

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Seven)

As I’ve been walking you through the audiobook production process with ACX we get to the final step: ACX validation. The validation process took longer than expected. We did have one issue during validation, one of the audio files uploaded was unedited. My narrator/audiobook producer was able to fix it and re-upload it. I would […]

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study Part Six (Paying Narrator)

In part six of The Asset Audiobook Production with ACX case study, I’ll be covering paying for the audio work. Once you approve the audiobook the next step is to pay your narrator. I thought that ACX would handle the payment to the narrator in the same way it’s done by the freelance […]

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Audiobook Production with ACX Part Five (Reviewing Audio Files)

In this blog post, I’ll discuss the final steps in the ACX audiobook production steps for my book, The Asset. This is where I review the audio files and decide on approval. Full Production Ready   Once the narrator completes the recording he begins uploading the files up to the ACX website. The […]

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Audiobook Production with ACX Part Four (Audio Quality)

Last week my narrator began posting the completed chapters up to the ACX website for my review. It’s a very exciting stage of the process since I can start listening to the actual audiobook! But one thing I noticed right off the bat was that the audio quality wasn’t as rich as I […]

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Audiobook Production With ACX Case Study Part Three (The Cover)

I was under the incorrect assumption (yes I know all about what “assumes” spells) that I could just use my book cover to be used as my audiobook cover, but ACX has it’s own very specific image requirements. I gave it a shot with GIMP but my cover looked stretched out and blurry. […]

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Two)

Part two of my audiobook production process of my book, The Asset. I’m using Amazon’s ACX. This blog post is about the audition steps to find the right narrator for your book. Send to Kindle

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part I)

I have been very impressed with the overwhelming positive feedback from indie authors who have published an audiobook version of their books. It’s a great way to open up to an entire new marketplace and a phenomenal way of adding another title for sale without having to write 80,000+ new words. 🙂 As […]

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