Audio Book Recording
(included in our one-time
Script Preparation: Once accepted,
we will study your book and our director and narrator will prepare for
the recording sessions.
Your audio book will be recorded
with a professional narrator in a state of the art studio and be
directed by a professional director.
Extensive editing and
proofing of the
audio will be performed in order to ensure its sonic and artistic integrity.
The audio book will be professionally mastered,
bringing the material up to and exceeding industry standards and
compiled onto CD(s).
The audio book will be proofed to ensure its quality.
We will provide cover artwork design
and implementation by our award winning graphics department.
We will ship you a complete and final
audio master proof book for your inspection.
We will manufacture the audio book
on CD using a full jewel box with
full color front and back cover inserts.
Distribution and web
sales: we will make the audio book available at retailers such as BuyBooksOnTheWeb.com and Amazon.com for the CD version, and
Audible.com and Apple's iTunes Store for the downloadable version.
An ISBN will be assigned to the
it will be submitted into the Books In Print database.
We will sell copies of the book
direct to the public and also to stores and distributors and pay you a
generous royalty on the sale of every audio book sold.
You may purchase copies of your audio
book with a 50% discount.
Free shipping on
quantities of 20 or more.
You will keep your book
The above are all included
in our one-time setup fee, found on our
submissions page. You earn royalties
on every audio book sold.
Our fanatical attention to detail is
included, no extra charge!
Optional services - (not included in our one-time setup fee):
$199 Printed book publishing: Publish
with Spoken Books Publishing and your book can also be
published beautifully in trade paperback form.
Email us for more information!
$125 Marketing package: Get 2
free copies of your audio book, 50 postcards, 100 business cards, 25
bookmarks, and two highly acclaimed marketing books: Dan Poynter's The
Self Publishing Manual ($19.95 value) and John Kremer's 1001 Ways to
Market Your Book ($27.95 value). Larger packages described on our
marketing page. .
$599 per 10,000 words:
$250 One hour phone conference
with a professional publicist.
$250 - $500 Press release
creation and distribution to the media. Several services are
available starting with the creation of the release to all-out
distribution to the media.
$25 Review copy of
the audio book sent to a reviewer.
$200 MP3 CD - Once
your book is recorded (as per our one-time setup fee) an mp3-cd
version of the book can be created and published with its own unique ISBN number;
also sold at bbotw.com and Amazon.com. The unit price can be lower than the
audio CD version; as an mp3 cd holds 10 times the amount of audio.
Therefore, a 6 CD audio book that might retail for $24.95 will be able
to have a list price as low as $11.95.