Audiobooks are no longer just to keep kids occupied while they go on vacation, or to keep them from crying on the long drive to grandmas. Especially when the publishing industry started documenting the most successful best sellers, the audio-book market took off in a big way. Audiobook sales have gradually risen since that time, and are increasing at a huge pace today. Thanks also to new technologies such as digital players and computers, this rise has come about.
Audio books are very easy to download to a device or video player and you can enjoy them again and again. You can make multiple copies of the one file, so you can listen to it at any time on other computers. Copying it onto a portable player helps you to play the audible AudioBook on a MP3 player anywhere you want.
However, audio books are gaining popularity and attracting more fans due to prominent narrators lending their voices for reading them. Interestingly, many leading writers put their voices in their own books because they know how popular audio books are becoming.
Sales of audio books continue to climb thanks to the internet. The internet was helpful in bringing these sales going to the top of the charts. There are tons of websites now selling audio books; some of them are read by the fans rather than the people with the big names.
When we reach the modern era even more people are turning to self-improvement all over the world. It has seen the online self-help Audiobooks grow in popularity. Since audio books are available in MP3 or WMA format, it makes it convenient for people to listen when basically doing things including sitting in the bus, jogging in the park. Through listening using a MP3 player for AudioBook, people will learn and become empowered, rather than sit and turn pages.
Audiobooks are also great for visually disabled people, even for blind people. Some publishers make these books available in Audiobook format instead of sitting down to read a book in Braille. Many magazine publishers make their monthly publications available in Audiobook format which means people with vision difficulties can subscribe and have their subscription material delivered in Audiobook format each month.
Also, listening to audible AudioBook on a MP3 player are growing in popularity because they are invaluable in learning for children. Children will start listening to books at an age where they lack the ability to read. Many educational publishers now record books for both advanced and younger age groups. Children and kids with learning disabilities will enjoy listening to their favorite novels such as Harry Potter without having to read written text.