Creating Time with Audio Books
Are you wasting time commuting to and from work? Listening to music can be an escape but nowadays time is at a
premium so many people are choosing to use that valuable time for listening to audio books. Long commutes are
definitely an ideal time to listen to an audio book particularly for busy people that don't have the time to read
books. Here is a list of some the other great times to listen to audio books:
- Working Out at the Gym
- Traveling for Business or Pleasure
- Doing Housework
You can easily add to this list based on all the dead time you find in your day to day
routines.Why Listen to an Audio Book versus music?
Audio books and books in general expand your universe. Many times we don't have the time to get additional training
at work or find the latest and greatest advice and tips on aging or parenting but you generally can find the time
to listen. By listening you can grow, learn, and discover passions that you never dreamed of. With audiobooks you
can learn a language, hear the latest biographies or the latest best selling thrillers. As a music lover I can tell
you that there is room for both but learning to me has always been more important since I know we are in an
increasingly competitive world where knowledge is not a luxury but a must.
Aren't Audio Books Expensive?
If you have not been exposed to audio books you may think that audio books are expensive. In some cases that may be
true but they are available in a variety of different ways. Believe it or not some still come on cassette tape.
Typically the ones you see sold in the stores are on CD. But the new trend is toward MP3 audio books. These are
downloadable from the internet. The site you are on right now specializes in downloadable audio books. Downloadable
audio books tend to be less expensive than CDs since you decide whether you want to burn it on CD or whether you
want to transfer it from your computer to your portable media player.
Searching audio books online can be confusing at first but once your find the store you like and are comfortable
with the formats they offer you just then need to make sure they have the titles you want. Many sites have users
sign up for a monthly fee similar to Netflix where they rent audio books. This works for some people if they are
renting enough titles to make it worth the fees. Some stores like ours offer great deals and a wide selection
without the commitment of paying a monthly fee.
Audio books are available across all interests. They are just not business or training types of books. Fiction
typically is the most popular with the like of Dean Koontz and Stephen King. Many women like to listen to romances
as they do their house work. A luxury that they can feel less guilty about since an audio book allows you to
In conclusion the convenience of listening an audio book can't be beat. Whether you prefer to have
your audio books on a compact disc, on your computer, your pda or other portable media player, you are sure to find
something to suit your needs online. You no longer need to trek down to your local library or bookstore you can buy
an audio book and download it right your computer. The internet has truly transformed our lives. By allowing us to
download an audio book that you can listen to instantly it opens the floodgates to a new path of productivity and