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Going Into 2019, The Publishing Industry Is Excited About Audio

forbes.com – Friday December 28, 2018

Audiobooks have been a popular sector of the publishing industry for years now thanks to the ubiquity of the smartphone, but 2018 was the year that distribution channels caught up: Google, Walmart, and Instaread all started selling audiobooks within the last year, and Kobo wasn't too far ahead of them. Intermediaries are making audiobook distribution easier too, like Findaway Voices, which ushers self-published authors' audiobooks onto the Apple Books marketplace and its 45% royalties. With even more audiobook accessibility, 2019 is poised to keep the audio train rolling, and no publisher wants to be left behind.

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