How to Sell Audio Books You’ve Created

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Have you ever wondered how you could make your own audio books and make money selling them online? It is actually easier than you think! Whether you have a book you wrote that you want to make into an audio book or you want to record someone else’s book, you can create audio books right in your own home and start to sell them as digital downloads online.

Getting Started Selling Audio Books

There are basically two options when it comes to creating audio books. You can record your own book in audio form or get the rights to someone else’s book and record it as an audio book. There are some older books that are public domain that can be used by anyone without cost, but more recent books would need the permission of the author or publishing house. For voice actors, pursuing the right to record popular books may be an option, but most people record their own books.

If you have already had a book published or created an eBook, an audio book is the logical next step. Many people prefer to listen to books versus read since you can listen while you do other tasks, such as excising or driving. However, you can skip directly to selling audio books, even if you don’t have the book available in written form. You can record your audio book with your own voice or that of a voice actor, then convert the recording into a MP3 file to sell as on audio book online.

Making Money from Your Audio Book

Once you have your audio book as a digital download, you need to market it online. If you have a website or social media pages, these are great places to begin selling your audio book. However, you do need to be able to process payments and have automatic digital delivery once payment is received. You can set this up yourself, but it can be expensive and time consuming. An easier option is to sign up for an eCommerce service to sell your audio books.

Services such as are a perfect solution for those starting to sell audio books. They will handle the sale of your audio books from processing the payments through secure options like Paypal to quickly delivering the digital audio book to your customers. You can link your web pages to their e-store, sell your sudio books in their digital store or do both. It makes it very easy and convenient to begin selling audio books online.

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