The Story Behind Those Ads Everyone’s Talking About
Every day, Audible celebrates the power of the human voice by basing its entire brand experience on a love for well-composed words performed beautifully.
We reached out to Audible friends with a simple request: Would you lend your voice to deliver a poignant passage? We savor Victor Bevine’s gravelly delivery; savor Claire Danes’ lingering tenor; and revel in Alan Cumming’s crisp, character-riddled accent. Neville won an Oscar for his documentary 20 Feet from Stardom.
A hushed murmur spread across the set when Kevin R. Free read from Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. When Jim Dale slipped into character and read from Harry Potter, a broad smile spread across everyone’s faces. An email arrived in my inbox that made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. The video has received over a million views on YouTube.
What are the books in the Audible advert?
The spot, directed by Mark Denton, has the charming style of a vintage travel ad, highlighting some of the places where books can take you, such as Hogwarts, Mars, and u2013 perhaps less appealing for many u2013 Gilead from Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale.
Do you own the books on Audible?
Even if you choose to cancel your Audible membership, your account will remain active, allowing you to access your audiobooks on any device you use to listen to them.
How do you know what books are on Audible?
Audible audiobooks purchased from Amazon or Audible can be found in your library on the My Books page of the Audible website by entering the title or author of the audiobook in the Search My Library field and clicking the search icon.
Is Audible an AM?
The presenter got too close to the loudspeakers with the microphone in his hand, causing feedback. I’ve noticed that many speakers like to ask, “Am I audible?” with the microphone volume turned all the way up! Of course, you are! My hearing aid just blew because you said that so loudly!
Is Audible worth the price?
If you listen to audiobooks on the go and enjoy reading, paying a monthly fee for an Audible membership is well worth it. You can mark your place in an audiobook and take notes using the Audible app, but it’s not as convenient as having a copy of the book that you can flick through on a screen or tablet.
Is Audible free with Prime?
While an Audible membership is not included with Amazon Prime, it is available at a discounted rate for Prime members. A limited number of Audible books are available for free with your Prime membership, though the list is small compared to the entire Audible library.
Why are audiobooks so expensive?
The basic reason why audiobooks are so expensive is due to their high production costs; on average, an audiobook’s ‘cost per finished hour’ is around $300 to $400, but this can increase the ‘cost per finished hour’ of an audiobook to as high as $1500 or even more.
Why can’t I see my Audible books?
If an audiobook purchase does not appear in your library, it is possible that the transaction did not go through due to a problem with your payment method; the audiobook purchase appears as “Cancelled” in your Audible Audio Purchase History.
Do you get Kindle book with Audible?
Yes, any Audible audiobook with a Whispersync for Voice Kindle eBook companion can be played with the Kindle app; a complete list of Kindle eBooks with audiobook companions can be found here.
Are my Kindle books Audible?
When you tap on All in the library on your Bluetooth-enabled Kindle (Kindle 8th Gen, Kindle Oasis 8th and 9th Gen, Kindle Paperwhite 10th Gen), all of your eBooks and Audible books will appear, with the audiobooks displayed differently depending on whether you’re in List View or Grid View.
What is the difference between Audible Plus and Premium?
The major difference between the two plans is the content that subscribers can access; Audible Premium Plus subscribers currently have access to the all-you-can-listen catalog. Audible Plus costs $7.95 per month, which is a cheaper plan than the $14.95 Audible Premium Plus.
How many books can you listen to on Audible per month?
If you’re an Audible member, you’ll get one credit per month, which you can use toward any title, regardless of price; however, if you want to listen to more than one book per month, you’ll have to purchase these additional titles.
How can I listen to audiobooks for free?
Where can I get free audiobooks on the internet?
- Libby by Overdrive.
- Project Gutenberg.
- Loyal Books.
- Mind Webs.
- Open Culture.
- Libby by Over