Audible-LogoNot only does Audible do audiobooks right, they have outstanding 24/7 customer service that’s some of the best I’ve ever seen. Yesterday I wrote a post about the new and improved Audible Android app. I contacted Audible to ask if they would like to offer readers any sort of discount or incentive for joining.

I didn’t get a response in time to put it in the original post but I did just receive this email from them.

Dear James,

Thank you very much for your kind e-mail.

I do appreciate you are recommending us with your friends and readers since spreading the Audible experience is one of our main goals. I’m also glad to hear your positive feedback because it motivate us to keep on working hard.

As part of our input for your post, we can offer your nonmember readers a 30-Day Free Trial with 2 audiobooks for free (instead of only 1 free book which is the regular offer). Please have them click on the following link for them to enjoy this special offer: Audible offer

For those readers who are already members, we have a 30% discount on all audios every day, a complimentary weekday audio subscription to The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal, advance notice of exclusive sales and promotions, and our Great Listen Guarantee.

Please keep in mind that if you have any sort of feedback or suggestions for us, you may send them directly to our tip box. We regularly incorporate Great Ideas submissions into the Audible experience, so sending a quick email can make a real difference.

The 30-day free trial and two free audiobooks are only for new members. So, if you’re not a member here is your chance to give it a shot totally risk free with two free books to help you decide whether or not it’s for you. Audible has a huge library of books and this offer has no limitations so you can choose from any book in their entire catalogue.

I’ve been on a history kick lately so the last two books I have listened to are The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany and The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume I, Fort Sumter to Perryville. Both books are great books by two fantastic authors, William L. Shirer and Shelby Foote respectively and, of course, they’re both narrated by my favorite narrator, Grover Gardner.

Talk about bang for your buck, Rise and Fall comes in seven different parts and includes over 57 hours of narration! It’s widely considered the most thorough and critically acclaimed account of Nazi Germany from its humble beginnings to the unimaginably horrific end. Shirer was an American reporter who was living and working in Germany and Austria at the time the Nazis came to power. Anyway, I digress.

Click here to sign up for your 30-day trial and two free audiobooks courtesy of Audible. If you do take advantage of the offer please take a moment to leave a comment and let us know what books you downloaded. I’m always interested in what other people are listening to.

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.

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