The Heidi Thorne Show

Spotify Audiobooks: What Self Published Authors Need to Know | Episode 265

September 27, 2022

In September 2022, Spotify launched audiobooks on their music and podcast platform. How does this affect the audiobook market? Will it impact self published audiobook authors, especially those on Amazon’s ACX and Audible?

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/-U-Q-_lpO5A

Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:13 Spotify adds audiobooks to their music & podcast platform

0:36 How to Spotify audiobooks work?

1:53 Will Spotify audiobooks impact existing audiobook markets?

3:43 ACX and Spotify's audiobook pricing & royalties explained (or exposed)

6:36 Exclusivity issues with ACX and Spotify's Findaway Voices

8:08 Should self published authors switch to Findaway Voices?

11:14 How to connect with Heidi

Udemy course, How to Self Publish an Audio Book:

https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-self-publish-an-audio-book/?referralCode=75A2310A555CB12AFE4C

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