Can I submit an audiobook even if I don't have an ebook version?
You are able to submit an audiobook, even if you don't have a print/ebook edition yet.
The only exception to this is Audible, as they require an ebook/print copy listed on Amazon in order to distribute on Amazon/Audible. If you do not have the print/ebook on Amazon, you would not be able to distribute to Audible and would have to leave them unselected from distribution.
This is the only exception; every other distributor allows for you to upload the audiobook without a print/ebook edition. Additionally, you are able to add Audible as a distributor after the title has been published if you do upload an ebook version to Amazon.
Can I use my eBook or print ISBN for the audiobook version?
No. Each version of a book requires its own unique ISBN (hardcover, paperback, eBook, audio CD, audio digital download, etc.
When will my audiobook be available for sale?
You can expect to see your title live at most retailers in 2–4 weeks from the time you submit for distribution (Audible in particular tends to take longer than most retailers and can take up to 30-45 days). To prevent any delays, please ensure that ...
Do I need to provide an eBook or print ISBN?
No, ebook and print ISBNs are not a required field. That said, they can work as additional identifiers for your title across platforms and formats, and help us link your title to the appropriate print versions. This can help your audiobook's ...
Audiobook Description Requirements
The description of your audiobook is one of the most powerful marketing tools at your disposal. As such, your description should accurately describe your audiobook to entice potential readers into purchasing. To prevent your description for being ...
There are two versions of my audiobook on Apple Books. What can I do about this?
Apple Books accepts audiobooks from multiple aggregators, and in some cases may end up having multiple copies of your book (especially if you distribute your book to Audible via ACX, which Findaway Voices does). You can identify the Audible version ...