How should I set the price of my audiobook
When setting the price of your audiobook, you should consider the duration, genre, and price of similar audiobooks, and your goals for the book. Some authors hope to maximize potential revenue per sale, and others are seeking more exposure and therefore open to a lower price. Once you know your goal, you can adjust your price accordingly.
Our new pricing calculator (found on the Metadata tab of your audiobook project) will help you set the perfect retail and library list price based on a number of factors of your audiobook such as length, genre and whether it's a fiction or non-fiction title. Note that these prices are suggested, and ultimately you are in control of choosing the price point that works best for you.
Take a look at how the pricing calculator works below:
With Findaway Voices, you can change your list price regularly. Don't be afraid to experiment!
Who sets the list price for my audiobook?
You set pricing and we pay based on that list price for sales through most of our distribution partners. You can update your list price at any time and we'll ensure all retailers are current with the price you set. The retailer does get to choose the ...
Do you offer short-term promotional pricing at retailers?
Absolutely! Findaway Voices now offers a beta promotional pricing tool, which can be accessed under the Marketing navigation tab. The new promotional pricing tool currently supports discounts for: Apple Books Chirp Chirp Featured Deal Note: If a ...
Can I set a list price of $0?
Absolutely! We think free audiobooks can be a great audience builder. That said, there are a very small number of vendors (mainly Chirp & Overdrive) that don't support a price point of $0.00 or "free". Titles with a price of $0.00 will be filtered ...
Why are library sales reporting at a lower price than I set?
You might be seeing sales under the Library Pay Per Use model (also known as "Cost-Per-Checkout"). Under the traditional library model, a librarian purchases your book once, paying based on the full list price, and can circulate that copy as many ...
Audiobook Production Overview
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