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Improve Listening Skills through Audiobooks.

You can purchase audiobooks in a number of different ways, including retail websites which sell digital and CD audiobooks and audiobook subscription services. Even though lock users purchase a title each month, some users can still purchase and listen to audiobooks at a cheaper per-title cost, rather than buying the title one by one, you can do this process through Audible.com or simply audiobooks itself.

Out of the digital subscription services, Audible.com, a subsidiary of Amazon, is the largest provider. More than 85,000 audiobooks can be produced by Audible with its different content providers that reach over 1,000. Audible carries a wide variety of content, including best sellers, new releases and classic titles. More than 500 devices such as iPods, iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones, Amazon kindles, PCs, Macs and Zunes can play Audible titles. You can subscribe on Audible using two plans, it can either be $14.95 per month or $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. If a user wants to have one audiobook title at home at a time, the user will have to pay $17.98 per month, with discounts for prepaying a year at a time. Simply Audiobooks has approximately 6,000 titles available in its digital subscription service. Owners pay $14.95 monthly, $24.95 monthly or $31.95 monthly if the owner wants to receive at least one, two or three audiobook credits per month. If you choose to prepay annually, then you can avail discounts from Simply Audiobooks.

However, eMusic can also offer digital audiobook downloads. This process is quite the same with Sam’s Club or Costco where the purchaser can avail discount upon paying an up-front fee, may it be monthly or yearly. The service costs a base price of $11.95 per month, then users can purchase audiobooks credits for $9.95 each. This service is perfect if you are one of those purchaser who is interested to listen to a wide range of audiobooks per month.

Aside from the 23,000 titles that Audiotogo has in its library, it also has a tape and CD subscription service. Users can have multiple audiobooks at home depending on the service level because of the free shipping both ways.

There is a huge number of services available that the audiobook offers. 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.