Can I make my own audiobook?
There are two ways to go about making your own audiobook. First, you could record your own audiobook recording. This involves having a wide range of knowledge about recording technology, having the right equipment, then knowing how and where to distribute your recorded book.
The second way, however, is much less time-consuming. You can have your audiobook professionally recorded and distributed for you by using BookBaby’s audiobook package. With a wide variety of voice options and languages, as well as audiobook file creation, lifetime customer support, and much more, BookBaby provides everything you need to create, distribute, and get paid for your audiobook. Get started here!
Are audiobooks profitable?
Yes! Audiobooks are continue to grow in popularity. In fact, they’re currently the fastest-growing aspect of the book industry. Now is the time to have your book available for readers to listen to anywhere.
When you publish an audiobook with BookBaby, you’ll receive the highest royalties in the market – 75% on every audiobook sold! That’s a significant increase from ACX/Audible’s 25-40% payout. Plus, you’ll get your own author page on Bookshop where you can sell your audiobook directly to readers.
Can I self-publish an audiobook?
Just like with printed books and eBooks, you can absolutely self-publish an audiobook. And when you self-publish with BookBaby, you’ll have everything you need in one place – including Print On Demand services, editing services, Facebook advertising, and much more! Check out our self-publishing packages to get started.
How much does it cost to make an audiobook?
The cost of creating an audiobook can vary, depending on which platform you choose. When you make your audiobook through BookBaby, you can opt for the Audiobooks Package for $999. This option includes everything you need to create and distribute your audiobook – including narration, and production time.
Where will my audiobook be available for purchase?
Your audiobook will be available for purchase at the BookBaby Bookshop, the internet's most author-friendly bookstore! This allows us to give the greatest percentage of royalties back to you, the author.