Podiobooks.com Submission Guidelines
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Podiobooks.com Submission Guidelines

About the Book

Four Steps to Submitting Your Serialized Audioboook

Please follow these four steps:

  • Read and follow the Submission Guidelines
  • Join the Mentorship Program, where you can upload audio samples and seek assistance from veteran Podiobooks.com authors and producers.
  • After your mentoring is complete, follow the instructions in the Author Guidelines above for submitting your file.
  • After your first episode is confirmed (that won't happen instantly, so relax,) we'll email you back with next steps.

About the Author

Evo Terra
Evo Terra

Evo Terra has been a digital business strategist for over a decade. He's launched and managed enterprise-level commerce platforms and directed international agency teams. He's hosted nationally syndicated radio programs and is the author of many books. He is the co-founder of ePublish Unum, an author education service company, and serves as president of Podiobooks.com. As a nationally known speaker, Evo engages audiences in conversations about emerging trends, the impact of science on on society, and the importance of critical thinking. Evo Terra helps his clients figure out what not to do. He's well versed in what doesn't work, having survived the ups and downs of advertising, retail, publishing, radio, social media and startups. 

Table of Contents

  • Before you get started…
    • Option 1: The Classic Model
    • Option 2: Valet Service
    • Option 3: Concierge Service
  • The Art & Science of Creating Serialized Audio Books
  • Audio Content Requirements
    • Length
    • Volume
    • Content
  • Tech Specs
    • Encoding
    • ID3 Tagging
    • Naming
  • Submitting your first episode
    • Why are we such sticklers for this stuff?
  • Additional Info

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