85% royalties on every audiobook you sell.

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The way you sell audiobooks is about to change.

Authors Direct lets you sell audiobooks directly to your listeners without any of the hassle associated with running your own e-commerce store. Audiobook purchases are instantly delivered to the Authors Direct mobile app for listening.

True retail price control
Control how you market & promote your titles
Earn 85%* royalties based on the price you set
Customer service for purchases and app support
In addition to the U.S., your storefront is available to fans in Europe, UK, Canada and Australia
Manage your storefront for $19.99 a month with a one-time setup fee of $99.00.

You write audiobooks.
We make it easy from there.

Example of an Authors Direct storefront.

Create your own storefront.

  • Customize your storefront design
  • Add any audiobooks you want to sell
  • Control prices right in the Findaway Voices dashboard

Give listeners an experience built for them.

No ads, no upselling promoted content, and includes offline listening and Google Casting support.

They're going to love it.

Available on Android and iOS

Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store

For every sale, we:

Manage taxes
(sales & VAT)
Manage royalty payments
Handle legal communications including privacy policies, terms of services, and more
Track sales in your sales dashboard

An Exclusive Service Powered by Findaway Voices

To participate in Authors Direct, you must have your audiobooks submitted through Findaway Voices.

Findaway Voices gives you access to the world's largest network of audiobook sellers and everything you need to create professional audiobooks.

Don’t worry, when you sign up, you can choose to distribute your audiobook only to Authors Direct or take advantage of our wide distribution network. The choice is always yours.

Here's how it works:

1 You sign up to distribute your audiobook with Findaway Voices.
2 You send listeners directly to your storefront to buy a book.
3 The customer listens in the Authors Direct app.

Ready to make more money on every audiobook you sell?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to get started?

Getting started is easy! At minimum, you must be signed up as an Author and distribute your audiobook(s) with Findaway Voices.

Once you’re an author subscribed to Voices, you can sign up for Authors Direct from the Marketing tab of the Findaway Voices dashboard, or simply click here.

How much does Authors Direct cost?

There’s a one time author setup fee of $99 and then only $19.99/month. You’ll gain access to awesome new improvements and features, including the ability to sell audiobooks in the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as the new Authors Direct dashboard. Authors Direct provides everything you need to sell directly to your customers.

This monthly fee allows us to handle all customer service, credit card fees, tax requirements, and much more on behalf of all authors so your main focus can continue to be writing great books.

What in the storefront am I able to customize?

Authors Direct allows you to customize your merchant page to make sure your audience sees the look of your own brand.

Customize items like the header banner, small logo, and even your author bio/introduction. You can also provide a URL link to your website, email list sign up, etc.

Learn more: What does an Authors Direct storefront look like? | How to create/edit my storefront

What happens if a reader reaches out to me for customer support? Where should I direct them?

First, check and see if there's any answer to the issue at the Authors Direct Help Center.

If not, have them send and email to our main line at support@authors-direct.com. Our team will take care of things from there.

Please note that Authors Direct does not support customer refunds at this time.

How quickly do new titles take to go live on my storefront?

As long as the title has been distributed through Findaway Voices for at least 7 days, additions to your storefront are immediate.

Where do I view my sales?

Sales can be viewed in real time on the Findaway Voices live sales dashboard.