Audio Book Sales Climb In Spite Of Competition

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Arnie Cardillo, owner, Live Oak Media
George Guidall, audio book narrator
Janet Benson, president, Audio Publishers Association

In the anemic economy, audio books are still selling well. The Audio Publishing Association has just awarded the 2011 Audie Awards, the Oscars of spoken word entertainment. But competition from radio, iPods, podcasts and other technology poses a long-term challenge for the industry.

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