Founder and CEO of Audible, Inc.
Interview starts at 8:05
I think we’ve done a lot to change the quality of the performances, and the perception of the performances in the entertainment, and the learning and the retention values and everything that causes people to want to read.
Show Notes and Links:
“Amazon Closes Muliti-Year Deal With Simon & Schuster, The Other Big Five Publisher It Was in E-Book Pricing Negotiations with” by Julian D’Onfro at Business Insider – October 20, 2014
“Amazon Deal With Simon & Schuster Raises Questions for Other Publishers” by Lynn Neary on National Public Radio – October 21, 2014
“Speculation on the Amazon-Simon & Schuster Deal” by Hugh Howey – October 21, 2014
“Amazon again delivers soaring sales but posts a huge loss” by Sarah Halzack at The Washington Post – October 24, 2014
“Amazon Down 10%: The Real reason why and how to trade it” by Jeff Macke at Yahoo Finance – October 24, 2014
Using the Kindle for iOS app with an Audible title for near-immersion reading
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Audible’s commitment to Newark
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Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.
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