How do I sign up for Authors Direct?
You can sign up for Authors Direct from the Marketing tab of the Findaway Voices dashboard, or simply click here
Important note: You must distribute your audiobook(s) through Findaway Voices so they can be sold on your storefront. Audiobooks must be distributed for at least 7 days prior to adding them to your storefront.
How to distribute audiobooks to Authors Direct
Click here for instructions
on how to distribute an already finished audiobook. If you do not want to distribute to partners other than Authors Direct, simply leave all other distribution options de-selected, as shown in the screenshot below.
What is Authors Direct?
Authors Direct is a platform developed by Findaway Voices that allows authors and rights holders to sell audiobooks directly to customers via their own Authors Direct storefront. Customers access their purchased audiobook(s) within seconds on their ...
Does Authors Direct support Pre-Orders?
Authors Direct does not support pre-orders at this time.
What does an Authors Direct storefront look like?
Authors Direct is designed to help listeners quickly and easily buy audiobooks, with customization features to match the look/feel of your author brand. Check out the example layout below for a better idea of how your graphics/bio will appear on the ...
Can I sell audiobooks from my own website via Authors Direct?
Authors Direct can't be completely embedded into your website at this time, but authors have seen success simply linking out to their Authors Direct audiobook pages from their main website.
What is the royalty breakdown of an Authors Direct sale?
You set the actual price to the consumer, and get a 70% royalty rate based on that price (the 20% distribution fee still applies). Findaway takes care of any sales taxes added to your price, as well as credit card transaction fees. For example, if ...