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Engaging conversations with Authors, Narrators, Post-production audio engineers, Marketing teams as well as audio book listeners and fans. Go behind the scenes with audiobook creators as host Becky Parker Geist guides the conversation to discover the surprises, victories and challenges in publishing and producing audiobooks. Ideal for indie authors, small publishers, audiobook fans, and anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes peek into the audiobook world - as well as authors and publishers looking for tips from the pros on production and marketing. Behind-the-scenes interviews with audiobook creators as well as audiobook production and marketing tips - with episodes every other week. #C-Suite Radio.

Audio Book Connection - Behind the Scenes with the Creative Teams Becky Parker Geist

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Engaging conversations with Authors, Narrators, Post-production audio engineers, Marketing teams as well as audio book listeners and fans. Go behind the scenes with audiobook creators as host Becky Parker Geist guides the conversation to discover the surprises, victories and challenges in publishing and producing audiobooks. Ideal for indie authors, small publishers, audiobook fans, and anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes peek into the audiobook world - as well as authors and publishers looking for tips from the pros on production and marketing. Behind-the-scenes interviews with audiobook creators as well as audiobook production and marketing tips - with episodes every other week. #C-Suite Radio.

    Your Audiobook in Libraries - Interview with Michelle Cobb, AudioFile Magazine

    Your Audiobook in Libraries - Interview with Michelle Cobb, AudioFile Magazine

    Are you interested in having your audiobook in libraries? Listen as Michele Cobb, Publisher of AudioFile Magazine and Audio and Digital Publishing Consultant answers authors’ questions about marketing their audiobooks to the library system. Tips on topics such as increasing your visibility, reviews, contacts with influential associations and vendors, networking and the surprising benefits of the digital world we are now in. Learn how to keep afloat in our changing world.
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    • 30 min
    Casting – What to Listen for in Auditions

    Casting – What to Listen for in Auditions

    Finding the right voice is critical to bringing your story to life – it can transport your audiobook listeners to new worlds. 

    Host BPG provides guidance to assist you in selecting the correct narrator for your audiobook as she gives tips and shines a light on the nuances of the audiobook recording process
    that may be unfamiliar to an author to help head off or deal with issues that do come up and to avoid the pitfalls in producing your audiobook.

    BPG illustrates the time-saving and other benefits of working with and learning from experienced professionals and / in a creative team that have developed skills and resources over time, pay attention to important details, and use a personalized approach to your audiobook project. 

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    • 21 min
    Interview with Johnny Robinson, Audio Club host

    Interview with Johnny Robinson, Audio Club host

    Join host Becky Parker Geist and get to know our Audiobook Marketing Program Concierge, Johnny Robinson. Hear about the ways authors and the marketing team come together to learn and move past challenges as well as sharing victories in marketing. Learn more about the community aspect of marketing and audiobooks. Johnny also hosts the The Audio Book Club—an online, interactive club for audiobook enthusiasts—that was launched in January 2021. Discover what's available for you whether as an audiobook author and/or listening enthusiast!
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    • 39 min
    Marketing Series #5 Building your Marketing TEAM!

    Marketing Series #5 Building your Marketing TEAM!

    In this fifth episode in this series on the Audiobook Marketing Program (AMP), host Becky Parker Geist helps you think through the gathering of your marketing team. If you’ve created your Marketing Blueprint as we discussed in the first in this series (Episode AC-T-52), you know what tasks need to be done. Figuring out which you should take on yourself and which you should delegate out stumps many an author, and the insights in this episode will help you gain clarity. Every successful author has a team! Publishing and marketing a book or audiobook should not be a solo venture, not if you intend to really reach your audience with your message and to have the impact most authors dream of. Pulling together your team is critical to your success!
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    • 23 min
    Marketing Series #4 YouTube guest Ryan Perry, Simple Biz Solutions, Inc.

    Marketing Series #4 YouTube guest Ryan Perry, Simple Biz Solutions, Inc.

    In this fourth episode in a series on the Audiobook Marketing Program (AMP) created by Pro Audio Voices, host Becky Parker Geist interviews Ryan Perry, business consultant and CEO of Simple Biz Support and a 20-year veteran of helping companies grow sustainably. From his vast experience with YouTube he shared powerful and practical tips on how to use YouTube to market your audiobooks and yourselves as authors. With these suggestions and recommendations for tools and resources, you can dynamically tailor your videos to fit and expand your target audience and keep yourself and your audiobooks compelling and viable in this digital world. 
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    • 45 min
    Marketing Series #3 Manageable Weekly Tasks

    Marketing Series #3 Manageable Weekly Tasks

    Today’s episode is the third of a series on the Audiobook Marketing Program (AMP) created by Pro Audio Voices.  Host Becky Parker Geist will introduce you to what she and her team use to stay organized and to keep forward momentum: maintaining a short and manageable list of the Weekly Tasks to be accomplished. With these tips and suggestions as a jumping off point, you can tailor your Weekly Task List to fit your needs and keep you and your marketing plan moving forward. Keeping a Weekly Task List can help you maintain a handle on a successful, active marketing campaign and help you reach out to an ever increasing audience more efficiently.  
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