Know More about Audiobooks.
You can buy and have your own audiobook anytime you want, you may even buy it online since some websites sell digital and CD audiobooks and audiobook subscription services. Subscription services, such as Audible.com and Simply Audiobooks, allow users to listen to audiobooks at a lower per-title cost then purchasing titles individually, but also lock users into purchasing a title each month.
Audible.com which is a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider out of the digital subscription services. Audible has more than 85,000 audiobooks from more than 1000 different content providers. Classic titles, new releases and best sellers are some of the wide variety of content that the Audible releases. There are lot of devices where Audible can be played, it includes; iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon kindles, PCs, Macs and Zunes. Audible has two subscription plans, one for $14.95 per month and one for $22.95 per month.
Simply Audiobooks also has a digital audiobook subscription service for a similar price to Amazon, but has a smaller library. Netflix has its own CD audiobook rental club, and Simply Audiobooks has also the same that works similar to it. Free shipping both ways and unlimited rentals are the program provided by the CD rental program. The basic plan which allows users to have one audiobook title at home at a time starts at $17.98 per month, with discounts for prepaying for a year at a time. Simply Audiobooks has approximately 6,000 titles available in its digital subscription service. Owners pay $14.95 monthly, $24.95 monthly or $31.95 monthly if the owner wants to receive at least one, two or three audiobook credits per month. If you choose to prepay annually, then you can avail discounts from Simply Audiobooks.
eMusic also offers digital audiobook downloads. This process is quite the same with Sam’s Club or Costco where the purchaser can avail discount upon paying an up-front fee, may it be monthly or yearly. The user can immediately purchase an audiobook credits for $9.95 each upon paying the base price of the service which costs $11.95 per month. If you are one of those people who wants to listen to a large number of audiobooks per month, then this service is perfect for you.
Audiotogo has approximately 23,000 titles in its library and has a tape and CD subscription service. The service offers free shipping both ways and users can have multiple audiobooks at home depending upon their service level.
The available services that audiobook is offering is large enough to cater a lot of purchaser. You have to take note of your listening habits, because even though Audible.com has the largest audiobook offer, others may come better depending on your listening habits.