How to Get Your Book on Audible, Amazon and iTunes

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After years of recording podcasts, music and many of my own audio programs, I submitted my first official audiobook to Audible, Amazon and iTunes. I’m thrilled to say that it was approved last week and has already sold 16 copies. Hooray!

Get Your Book on Audible - Branding Yourself Online audiobookTake a look for yourself here: Branding Yourself Online on Amazon, Audible and the iTunes Store.

If you’re interested in creating a potent brand identity online, you can also get the Kindle version on Amazon in 12 countries:

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, Australia, Brazil, Mexico.

In case you didn’t know, there’s a great way to get your book on Audible, Amazon and iTunes too. It’s a site called

ACX is owned by Amazon (so is and is set up as a gateway for publishers of all sizes (including indie authors like me) to make their audio work widely available.

(Note: You must have an existing ebook or print version of your book available on Amazon to use ACX.)

After you sign up for an ACX account, you’ll have the option to <a href="http://www.acx buy″ target=”_blank”>record and upload the audio files yourself, or you can find voice talent and producers on ACX to do that for you.

I have to warn you: ACX has a lot technical requirements that must be met to get approved. There’s a learning curve to recording an audiobook if you’ve never done it before. But ACX gives you a lot of helpful advice.

Get Your Book on AudibleFor many authors, hiring voice talent who can also record to specifications is the better way to go. Only you can decide. So go to and have a look around.



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