Embracing Marketing Mistakes

Audible's Impact on Traditional Publishing and the Power of PR with Richard Noble

June 04, 2024 Prohibition PR Season 1 Episode 36
Audible's Impact on Traditional Publishing and the Power of PR with Richard Noble
Embracing Marketing Mistakes
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Embracing Marketing Mistakes
Audible's Impact on Traditional Publishing and the Power of PR with Richard Noble
Jun 04, 2024 Season 1 Episode 36
Prohibition PR

Ever wondered how the rise of audiobooks impacts the traditional publishing landscape? Join us as we chat with Richard Noble, Head of European Public Relations at Audible, to uncover the secrets behind Audible's explosive growth and its harmonious relationship with print books. We'll explore how Audible's extensive in-house productions and partnerships with iconic IPs like Marvel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer are reshaping the audiobook market. Discover the shifting demographics of audiobook listeners, particularly the younger audience that's driving the industry's digital revolution.

Get ready for an insider's view of the intricacies of PR and marketing in the audio entertainment world. Richard shares his personal career highlights, recounting a wildly unexpected buffalo rampage during a Samsung ad shoot in Sydney—a story that shows the unpredictable nature of PR. We'll also touch on the evolving strategies Audible employs to promote its content and the importance of strong inter-departmental communication to manage potential crises effectively.

Curious about how the pandemic has transformed PR relationships and media strategies? Richard offers his insights into building and maintaining authentic connections in a remote work environment. Learn about the value of agency partnerships, the significance of staying culturally connected, and the innovative ideas that young generations bring to the table. This episode promises a rich blend of professional insights, personal anecdotes, and forward-looking perspectives on the future of audio entertainment and public relations.

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Ever wondered how the rise of audiobooks impacts the traditional publishing landscape? Join us as we chat with Richard Noble, Head of European Public Relations at Audible, to uncover the secrets behind Audible's explosive growth and its harmonious relationship with print books. We'll explore how Audible's extensive in-house productions and partnerships with iconic IPs like Marvel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer are reshaping the audiobook market. Discover the shifting demographics of audiobook listeners, particularly the younger audience that's driving the industry's digital revolution.

Get ready for an insider's view of the intricacies of PR and marketing in the audio entertainment world. Richard shares his personal career highlights, recounting a wildly unexpected buffalo rampage during a Samsung ad shoot in Sydney—a story that shows the unpredictable nature of PR. We'll also touch on the evolving strategies Audible employs to promote its content and the importance of strong inter-departmental communication to manage potential crises effectively.

Curious about how the pandemic has transformed PR relationships and media strategies? Richard offers his insights into building and maintaining authentic connections in a remote work environment. Learn about the value of agency partnerships, the significance of staying culturally connected, and the innovative ideas that young generations bring to the table. This episode promises a rich blend of professional insights, personal anecdotes, and forward-looking perspectives on the future of audio entertainment and public relations.

Follow Richard Noble on LinkedIn

Would you like to know if your social media and content strategy is perfect for this year? Book a free 15-minute brand discovery call here with Chris, and we will help you grow your brand today. And if you like the show, please leave us a review, or even just a thumbs up. It is very much appreciated - we want your feedback.

Follow Chris Norton:
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Follow Will Ockenden:
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Audible and the Audiobook Market
Audiobooks and Publishing Industry Trends
Audio Entertainment Marketing Strategies
Buffalo Escape Chaos in Sydney
Challenges in Post-Pandemic Media Landscape
Building Strong Agency Relationships
Embracing Creativity and Youth Culture