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Audiobooks

audiobooks by Matt StoneWelcome to Archangel Ink, a one-stop shop for all your needs as an author. This page is dedicated to audiobook production for independent authors. Whether you choose to have us produce your audiobook, or you choose the DIY route, we’re here to help. Below you will find information about our audiobook production services as well as a wealth of DIY audiobook resources. For any questions or inquiries about our audiobook services, please click on the button below to send us an email.

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Audiobook Production

Archangel Ink was created for authors, by authors. We know as indie authors that the most daunting thing about audiobook production is the cost. We’ve done everything in our power to minimize costs and maximize profits–all while keeping the quality at a professional level.

Genie3DWe offer some of the lowest audiobook rates on earth. We will narrate your book, edit it, master it, finalize production, create a promotional CD image  (shown left) and an upload-ready audiobook cover for you for just $50 plus $30 per thousand recorded words.

This comes out to be just under $250 per finished hour, compared to the standard rates ranging from $300-500 per hour.

If you’re on the fence about whether an audiobook is right for you, rest assured that we do our level best to ensure you see a positive return on investment.  Out of respect to you as a creator and businessperson, we will always let you know if we do not believe a project is viable. We want to help successful people be more successful, not leave a trail of cynicism due to false hype and inflated promises

We’ll ask for information such as book length, Kindle and paperback sales figures, genre, topic, and will use that to let you know our honest take on whether it’s worth it for you.

You can listen to a sample of one of our projects HERE or visit our Who We Are page and listen to samples from our principal narrators Dan Culhane, Joni Abbot and Greg Zarcone.

If you are interested in Archangel Ink’s audiobook production services, please send an email by clicking on the button below and include details about your book and recent sales figures if you have them.

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I am familiar with recording studios, and the problems with editing, continuity, sound quality, uniformity, etc.  The quality of Archangel Ink’s recording of my book was excellent and, I’m sure, Matt’s rendition has a lot to do with its success. Matt and Rob could not have been more helpful, congenial, trustworthy, or professional. Their fees were very reasonable and they had my book on all audio book markets in a month. I had no idea I was missing out on so much money in the audiobook market. I just wish I would have found these guys sooner! I highly recommend their services.

Harry W. Carpenter, The Genie Within; Your Subconscious Mind Fallbrook, CA March 29, 2014

Kudos to Rob and his audiobook team!  I was a newbie to the ACX and audiobook world, and they made the process fast, easy and affordable.  The narration is top-notch, and they delivered my book way ahead of schedule.

Dustin Riechmann, creator of EngagedMarriage.com and author of 15 Minute Marriage Makeover

Rob and his team at Archangel Ink has made publishing audiobooks a breeze. The production values are high-quality and very professional. Best of all, they consistently over-deliver with their services and I had no issues when it came to communicating with them during the production process. In short, it’s been a pleasure doing business with Archangel Ink and I recommend their services to any serious authors looking to get their books made into audio.

Bruce Bryans, author of Make Him BEG for Your Attention: 75 Communication Secrets for Captivating Men to Get the Love and Commitment You Deserve

Don’t even THINK about recording your audiobook yourself. This isn’t podcasting, and listeners will hold you to a higher standard when they pay good money for the audiobook. Let the professionals at Archangel Ink take care of everything for you. They created a terrific audiobook for me, and saved me countless hours. It’s a no brainer.

Alex Goldstein, author of Publish to Sell: Long Term Income from Short Term Effort

Archangel Ink is absolutely the best at what they do! Their customer service is fantastic, response time is really fast, and they have delivered every single project we’ve sent them ahead of time. They even went above and beyond on making edits, even when the mistakes were clearly our fault. Plus, their rates are better than all the competition! Their team is also a pleasure to work with. What more could you ask for?

Tom Corson-Knowles, bestselling author of Secrets of the Six-Figure Author and founder of EbookPublishingSchool.com

Having Archangel Ink produce my audio books is a no-brainer. Just send them the copy of your book … and magic happens. Now you have an audio book that meets all the specifications of Audible.com. I don’t have to do anything. I have had them produce 13 audio books so far, and I love them!

Tom “Big Al” Schreiter, author of Ice Breakers! How To Get Any Prospect To Beg You For A Presentation

Rob and the Archangel Ink team under-promised and over-delivered. Their service was top-notch and made it super easy for me to go through the end-to-end process. This was my first audiobook production and they made it painless and quite enjoyable. Thank you!

Hassan Osman, author of Influencing Virtual Teams: 17 Tactics To Get Things Done With Your Remote Employees

Do It Yourself Audiobook Resources

3DBuckCan’t afford to have an audiobook produced for you, or want to give a shot yourself? Great! We fully support and encourage you to do that. Below are some useful links and resources mentioned in our eBook, How to Create an Audiobook for Audible: Advice for authors, recording and formatting info, and more for ACX, Audible, and iTunes

Applications

Free Download of Audacity, A Free Digital Audio Editor

Equipment

Microphones:

Snowball USB Microphone

Yeti USB Microphone

Audio-Technica USB Microphone

Pop filters:

Nady Microphone Pop Filter

Auphonix Pop Filter

AGPTek Pop Filter

 

Mastering an Audio File in Audacity

 

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