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Work for us!

Following an amazing end to 2015 we are looking for a part-time sales person to join Audiobooks On Tape. The person who takes up this role will be responsible for promotion of our Audiobooks On Tape products and recruiting new products to the site.

The applicant will need to be confident in contacting both independent producers and small and medium-sized businesses to promoting the Audiobooks On Tape site as a way to distribute their work.

The Audiobooks On Tape service provides audiobooks, podcasts, music and more to buyers on a retro USB ‘cassette tape’. A 4GB USB stick that comes complete in a case with a J-card insert.

Further details:

  • Part time (8 hours per week).
  • Freelance basis.
  • Working from home.
  • Payment for working hours plus commission on sales.
  • Experience with sales, promotion or marketing.


  • Researching and contacting potential additions to the Audiobooks On Tape site.
  • Following up on and closing agreements with these content providers.
  • Developing relationships with buyers from other services to enable bulk sales (Inclusion of tapes in ‘Mystery Boxes’, as wedding favours, subscription gifts etc).

If you’re interested in this position, or have any questions, email

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What is DRM and how does it apply to audiobooks?

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DRM, or digital rights management, is a way for companies to limit the use of a specific file. DRM is not restricted to audiobooks but one of the most aggressive uses of it has been with them. You will also find DRM in music files, ebooks and computer programs.

By using DRM a company is able to control how you use a file. For instance, a company could ensure that you are only able to listen to an audiobook through their app, or are only allowed to listen to in twice before you have to pay for it again.

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Books On Tape Make a Modern Comeback

Why just download an audiobook when you can display it?

Audiobooks are becoming a standard part of any book-lovers personal library. They allow them to enjoy their favourite author or narrator while commuting to work, walking the dog or just relaxing at the end of a hard day of work.

However as audiobooks have become more digital they have also become more hidden in our all-important home libraries. Showing off an impressive list of audiobook icons on a tablet isn’t quite the same as pointing someone at the bulging bookshelves filled with well-loved dog-eared paperbacks.

In Ear Entertainment wants to solve that by introducing its Audiobooks On Tape product. Linking back to the ‘books on tape’ that many people experienced in their youth, it sells audiobooks on a USB memory stick shaped like a cassette tape, complete with case, J-card and cassette stickers.

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