How to Avail Discounts in Purchasing Audiobooks.
Digital and CD audiobooks and audiobook subscription services can be bought on some websites, thus, you can have buy and have your own audiobook anytime buy just surfing online. 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.
Out of the digital subscription services, Audible.com, a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider. 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. More than 500 devices such as iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon kindles, PCs, Macs and Zunes can play Audible titles. You can subscribe on Audible using two plans, it can either be $14.95 per month or $22.95 per month.
Although the Audiobooks’ digital audiobook subscription service has a similar price to that of Amazon, it’s library is still considered to be smaller. Just to add up, the CD audiobook rental club of Simply Audiobooks works the same with Netflix. The CD rental program provides program such as free shipping both ways and unlimited rentals. 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. About 6,000 titles available in the digital subscription service of a Simply Audiobooks. If the owner wants to receive one, two or three audiobook credits per month, the owner must pay $14.95 per month, $24.95 per month or $31.95 per month. If you choose to prepay annually, then you can avail discounts from Simply Audiobooks.
However, eMusic can also offer 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. After the user has paid $11.95 monthly, he can already purchase an audiobook credits for $9.95 each. This service works well for people who want to listen to a large number of audiobooks each month.
Audiotogo has approximately 23,000 titles in its library and has a tape and CD subscription service. Because of the free shipping both ways, users can now have a multiple audiobooks at home, however, it still depends on the service level.
There is a huge number of services available that the audiobook offers. Audible.com is certainly the largest one, but others exist too and may be a better deal depending upon your listening habits.