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. Some users can listen to audiobooks at a lower per-title cost rather than purchasing the titles individually, this is made possible by subscription services like Audible.com or even audiobooks itself, however, lock users purchase a title each month.
Out of the digital subscription services, Audible.com, a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider. With more than 1, 000 different content providers, Audible can produce more than 85,000 audiobooks. There is a wide variety of content that the Audible releases, it includes best sellers, new releases and classic titles. There are lot of devices where Audible can be played, it includes; iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon kindles, PCs, Macs and Zunes. The $14.95 per month and $22.95 per month subscriptions are the two ways on how you can subscribe on Audible.
Simply Audiobooks also has a digital audiobook subscription service for a similar price to Amazon, but has a smaller library. In addition, Simply Audiobooks has a CD audiobook rental club that works similar to Netflix. Free shipping both ways and unlimited rentals are the program provided by the CD rental program. If a user wants to have one audiobook title at home at a time, the user will have to pay $17.98 per month, with discounts for prepaying a year at a time. About 6,000 titles available in the digital subscription service of a Simply Audiobooks. 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. Discounts can be offered by Simply Audiobooks if you want to prepay for one year.
However, eMusic can also offer digital audiobook downloads. This has similar service to Costco or Sam’s Club wherein users pay up-front fee monthly or yearly, then the one who purchased a digital audiobook can avail discount. After the user has paid $11.95 monthly, he can already purchase an audiobook credits for $9.95 each. 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.
Aside from the tape and CD subscription that the Audiotogo has, it also has approximately 23,000 titles in its library. Because of the free shipping both ways, users can now have a multiple audiobooks at home, however, it still depends on the 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.