They do so because they love creating and consuming audio content.
So, it’s no wonder that when Dan finally wrote his first book, Before the Exit, he was naturally very passionate about creating a narrated audiobook version.
On today’s podcast, we are talking audiobooks. In particular, we’ll be discussing how we recorded our first audiobook, as well as sharing some of the most popular passages as highlighted by readers.
You’ll also hear about the growth of audiobooks as a medium and why authors such as Michael Lewis and Margaret Atwood are increasingly committing to audio rather than the written word.
And, as a special bonus, listen in to find out how you could be the recipient of a very unique gift.
Listen to this week’s show and learn:
- A very special offer for listeners of this podcast. (5:09)
- What the process of recording an audiobook looked like for Dan. (10:01)
- Why not all money is created equal. (14:06)
- How boredom can be a mask for incompetence. (16:27)
- Why audiobooks might pose an opportunity for your business in 2018. (20:51)
Mentioned in the episode:
- Before the Exit – Our New Book
- TMBA Masterminds
- Sponsor the TMBA Podcast
- The Dynamite Circle
- The DC Podcast
- Help Us Choose a New Name for the TropicalMBA Podcast
- DC BKK
- Dynamite Jobs
- $100 Million Was Once Big Money For a Startup. Now, It’s Common.
- David Heinemeier Hansson
- Armpit Futures – RibbonFarm.com
- How to Build a Portable Podcast Studio
- Zoom H6 Portable Recorder
- Shure SM58
- Seth Godin
- Podcast Addict
- Michael Lewis
- Margaret Atwood
- Andrew Motion
- Sophie Hannah
This week’s sponsor:
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