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Amazon No Longer Pays Royalties on Audiobooks Redeemed With ACX Promo Codes

For the longest time now Amazon has provided authors and publishers who distributed their audiobooks though ACX with promo codes…

Goodreads Doesn’t Think Audiobooks are Books

Wikipedia has an ongoing problem where its more sexist editors constantly question whether a woman is "notable" enough to merit…

UK to End VAT on eBooks (But Not Audiobooks)

After a decade of lobbying bu authors and book publishers, the UK government announced this week that the Value Added…

IngramSpark Announces New Quality Standards for Its POD Service

IngramSpark, the self-publishing division of the book distributor Ingram Content Group, sent out an email today informing users of a…

Amazon is Extending the Audible Caption Settlement to All Publishers and Authors – Will You Disable This Feature?

I am sure that you have seen the news this past week about Audible Captions, and how Amazon has settled…

Publishers Threw the Public Under the Bus in Their Win Over Audible Captions

We still don't know the specifics of the settlement agreement that ended the lawsuit that seven publishers filed against Amazon…

Audible Settles with Publishers in Audible Caption Lawsuit

Remember that lawsuit from last August over Audible's new captioning feature, the feature that everyone is publishing was soooo absolutely…

Amazon Launches Audible Suno App in India

Amazon launched a new audiobook app in India about a month ago. The Audible Suno app, which is available exclusively…

KDP Print Expands to Canada

Amazon's POD service has expanded into the land of moose and snow. The retailer announced in the KDP support forums…

November is National Podcast Post Month – Why Not Launch One?

Everyone knows (in my circles, anyway) that November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. This is an annual event…

Did You Know Calibre Can Make Epub 3 eBooks?

I was working on the calibre 4.0 post this morning when I discovered a new calibre feature. Well, it's not…

AAP Files Doomed Lawsuit Over Audible’s Caption Feature, Alleges Copyright Infringement

When detractors complained after Audible launched Audible Captions last month, I asked myself how anyone could know that this feature…

Publishers’ Audiobook Sales Increased 24% in 2018

The Audio Publishers Association released the results of a survey yesterday that showed audiobook sales for a limited group of publishers…

Audible Launches Fix for SF, Fantasy Audiobooks

I have probably told you this once or twice, but one reason I don't listen to audiobooks is the authors…

Amazon Prime Subscribers Can Get One Year of Audible for $119, and Add an Echo Hockey Puck for $0.99

Amazon has a deal right on a one-year Audible subscription, and it's only available to Prime subscribers. Amazon Prime subscribers…