Bookwire Expands its WAY Audiobook Production Service to English, Spanish, and Brazilian Markets

Frankfurt am Main, November 28, 2023 – The Frankfurt-based publishing technology and distribution company, Bookwire, expands its award-winning WAY Audiobook Production Service to meet growing demand from publishers in English, Spanish, and Brazilian markets. French publishers can anticipate the availability of the WAY production service in French starting in the first quarter of 2024. With the integration of a global studio network, WAY now facilitates swift and efficient audiobook production utilizing experienced professional narrators. Synthetic voices are also provided across five languages.

Bookwire OS provides publishers with a comprehensive end to end solution for audiobook production. From the initial manuscript upload to the distribution and marketing of the final audiobook tracks, Bookwire OS streamlines operations, saving valuable time and accelerating speed to market. 

Publishers gain real-time visibility into the status of their audiobook projects and can engage directly with Bookwire's team of audiobook experts, ensuring a smooth and collaborative production experience, all accessible through Bookwire OS. The unified process ensures direct and convenient access to WAY, making the entire audiobook production more efficient and user-friendly.

"We are excited to expand our WAY Audiobook Production Service to serve the English, Spanish, and Brazilian markets. Giving a voice to stories lies at the heart of audiobook publishing and this expansion reflects our commitment to providing innovative solutions to publishers worldwide, enhancing their audiobook production experience. We are planning to offer more languages in the future.” said Videl Bar-Kar, Vice President Audio at Bookwire.

Solveij Krause, International Audio Business Development Manager and Global Lead WAY at Bookwire, adds: "As we expand WAY Audiobook Production, we're not just reaching new markets, but enhancing diversity in storytelling. The global studio network, synthetic voices in five languages, and Bookwire OS all come together to make audiobook production seamless and resonant, reflecting our dedication to amplifying diverse voices globally."



About Bookwire & “Bookwire OS – One Solution”
Bookwire GmbH was founded in Frankfurt in 2010 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. It has since become one of the leading international businesses in digital publishing technology. Bookwire currently employs 150 people in Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico and the USA, who take care of more than 2,500 publishers in the fields of eBooks, audiobooks, podcasts and Print-on-Demand. The pioneering software “Bookwire OS – One Solution”, launched in 2019, has delivered, analyzed and marketed around 800,000 eBooks and 200,000 audiobooks in all relevant distribution channels. In addition to the latest customer analytics and pricing technology, publishing clients of Bookwire GmbH also have access to individual support from account & marketing managers who look after the clients from end to end. In 2019, the audiobook production solution “We Audiobook You” (WAY) bagged the business the first “Digital Publishing Award” in the field of B2B solutions. Bookwire GmbH is led by the founders Jens Klingelhöfer (CEO) and John Ruhrmann (CO-CEO), as well as by Christian Lindemann (COO), and has branches in Barcelona, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, New York and Paris, in addition to the company headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and the "Digital Hub" in Dortmund. 

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