Suppose you have written a book. You want to expand the reader base and sell as many editions as possible. Suppose you have put endeavor and time into scripting the book and will naturally want a profit from the venture. If the book is published in paper format, ignoring the digital edition, then you are supposed to overlook a large audience that would have appreciated your creativity. In this age of convenience, a large part of readers wants to listen to audiobooks than go through the fine print.
From the 1930s
To turn your fine print into audiobooks, you need help from freelance professionals spending an insignificant amount. In the process of turning a conventional book into audio format, the text is converted into speech, where the readers listen to it than read it. The concept took shape in the 1930s when it was called talking books. The device and performance were crude. The recording was done on cassettes or vinyl tapes, mostly used for educational reasons.
Different audio formats
Nowadays, audiobooks come in a downloadable audio format such as MP3, WWA (windows media audio), or AAC (advanced audio coding). All formats are compatible with devices designed to play streaming audio, such as PC, smartphones, or tablets. The most commonly used apps or websites are All You Can Books, Google play books, and Apple books.
Dyslexia people can listen
When you read a book, the plot, characters, and scenario are imagined; while you listen to it, the happenings seem to occur around you, and the vibe of the story is more experienced. Audiobooks bring a myriad of benefits both to the reader and the author. The cost of audiobooks is comparatively low than print editions as no printing and paper are involved. The author gets more royalty, and the readers can buy it economical price. Some readers love to smell and feel the crisp printed pages; some want to listen to them with closed eyes. Not all bookworms like to read; some with constrained time like to listen to it. Book lovers who are visually impaired or suffering from dyslexia can may the new genera of readers of multiple books.
You need no sprawling library to store those precious books, the audiobooks are stored in digital format, and on your smartphone, you can keep hundreds of books. Though audiobooks are an innovative concept, their share of it in the book industry is trivial. These imply audiobooks have more unexplored potential in the near future than print editions. Audiobooks are available in All You Can Books and are inexpensive, so you can buy many within a budget.