Audible's new subscription system: Keeping audiobooks in style?

Audible's new subscription system: Keeping audiobooks in style?

It would seem that Amazon are making some huge changes to their plans for Audible. It’s an audiobook service but they also offer podcasts as well.

Interestingly enough, they are now offering a very cheap plan and it’s easy for you to take advantage of it. If you are interested in finding out more about Audible and the plans that are available then the only thing that you have to do is take a look below.


Audible are now launching a feature, which is called Audible Plus. This will set you back around $8 a month and it gives you access to a huge range of exclusive podcasts. You can also take advantage of called Audible Plus. This will give you access to higher service podcasts and audio services which were only available to those who were on the Gold and the Premium plan. The great thing about this new service is that it gives you access to a huge range of entertainment, and it’s set to become very popular. It would seem that Audible is now following in the footsteps of Netflix, in the fact that they are offering a lot of entertainment at a subscription-based cost. In the gaming industry, platforms such as GGPoker have also followed this route, offering poker and live games that can be streamed online. The great thing about doing this is that it gives you the chance to access the games and the content you want but at a very affordable price.

What Content is Available?

Some of the content that is going to be available is the NBA podcast. This documents the legacy of Michael Jordan and his time with the Bulls. It also follows Josh Gad and even Michael Cain, on their respective journeys. There are going to be various narratives and there are also a lot of celebrity appearances too. The plan operates on an all-you-can-stream basis, meaning that if you are part of the Plus plan, which replaces the Gold plan, you can easily just pay one set price and access everything. The $15 a month subscription actually operates by using the credit system for Audible. This gives subscribers credits every month. You can use this against the purchase of an audiobook, which have a price in credits as well as dollars. The main thing that you need to know is that most audiobooks will cost you one credit, but it is possible for others to cost more. If you do not have any credits currently then you should know that you will be paying around $15 per audiobook.

Trying out the Platform with the Free Trial

The main thing that you have to know is that it’s an unintuitive system. It’s predating and it’s not really like other streaming services. That’s why it is compelling for the owner which is Amazon. It’s also compelling for other potential listeners too. It’s a cheaper system and it’s actually way easier to understand as well. If you want to try this platform out for yourself then you should know that there is a free trial available. You can sign up for this right now if you want. It’s 30 days and this gives you one credit. If you are a member of Amazon prime then you will get two credits. You will also get access to some ad-free listening as well. The huge range of other content makes it even more appealing, so make sure that you check out the platform today if you want to make the most out of the audiobooks that are available on the market right now.

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