Thursday, November 8, 2018

Are You Ready to Turn Your Book or Manuscript Into An Audiobook? MANA Can Help!

While consumers continue to show their love for print books, audiobooks are popular among consumers. People listen to audiobooks in their cars, on their phones, and on other mobile devices. 

The publishing industry has taken notice of the trend.  According to a report in Publishers Weekly, digital audiobooks sales in the third quarter of 2018 were up 55 percent over the third quarter of 2017. 

In its 2018 StatShot Annual Report, the Association of American Publishers found that audiobooks showed 146.2 percent growth from 2013 to 2017.

Publisher's Weekly reported that audiobook sales climbed from an estimated $2.1 billion in sales in 2016 to $2.5 billion in 2017, a 22.7 percent increase. 

According to Statista, 57 percent of consumers listen to audiobooks on their smartphones, followed by 52 percent who listen on their desktop or laptop computer.

If you are a writer and want to join the audiobooks movement and find another way to reach a new audience, (MANA) can help.

MANA and Marktree Productions

MANA has teamed up with Marktree Productions, an experienced audio company that provides quality audiobook services. Click HERE to listen to a sample of the services Marktree Production provides. 

Marktree Productions will provide the audio digital service for your book. MANA will provide the print, e-book service, all print, or combination of print and e-book book publishing services. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Listen to an Audio Clip from "The Lonely Girl Diaries: From Pain to Peace—Part One"

In the book, The Lonely Girl Diaries: From Pain to Peace—Part One, author Laura Wade details her experiences when her husband of more than 20 years leaves her for another woman. These diary entries take a reader through the painful process of having to accept the death of a marriage. 

Many women will be able to relate to the content of this book. This author gains the strength to forge a new life for herself and shares the journey with her readers. This is one in a series of audio clips (MANA) is presenting on its blog. 

Email MANA at: and tell us that you heard the podcast and receive the discount!

Now, enjoy an audio excerpt from The Lonely Girl Diaries: From Pain to Peace—Part One