Improve Listening Skills through Audiobooks.
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. Audible has two subscription plans, one for $14.95 per month and one for $22.95 per month.
Simply audiobooks has a smaller library compared to Amazon however, it’s digital audiobook subscription service has a similar price. 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. A user will have to pay $17.98 per month, with discounts for prepaying for a year at a time is a plan which allows users to have one audiobook title at home. In the digital subscription service of a Simply Audiobooks, its available titles are about 6,000 titles. 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.
eMusic also offers 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. 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 23,000 titles that Audiotogo has in its library, it also 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 are a large number of audiobook services available. Your listening habits affect your decision in choosing an audiobook service even if Audible.com is the largest service, you still have to consider your listening habits.