Improve Listening Skills through Audiobooks.
You can purchase audiobooks in a number of different ways, including retail websites which sell digital and CD audiobooks and audiobook subscription services. Even though lock users purchase a title each month, some users can still purchase and listen to audiobooks at a cheaper per-title cost, rather than buying the title one by one, you can do this process through Audible.com or simply audiobooks itself.
Audible.com which is a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider out of the digital subscription services. More than 85,000 audiobooks can be produced by Audible with its different content providers that reach over 1,000. Classic titles, new releases and best sellers are some of the wide variety of content that the Audible releases. Audible titles can be played on more than 500 devices including iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon Kindles, PCs, Macs, Zunes and more than 500 other devices. The $14.95 per month and $22.95 per month subscriptions are the two ways on how you can subscribe on Audible.
Although the Audiobooks’ digital audiobook subscription service has a similar price to that of Amazon, it’s library is still considered to be smaller. 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. 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. Users can opt to pay $14.95 per month, $24.95 per month or $31.95 per month to receive 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. The service costs a base price of $11.95 per month, then users can purchase audiobooks credits for $9.95 each. This service works well for people who want to listen to a large number of audiobooks each month.
Aside from the tape and CD subscription that the Audiotogo has, it also has approximately 23,000 titles in its library. Users can have multiple audiobooks at home depending on the service level because of the free shipping both ways.
There are a large number of audiobook services available. 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.