Most Audible listeners download audio books to their PCs and Macs and then transfer the audio books to MP3 players, personal digital assistants (PDAs), or to smart mobile devices (SMDs) for listening on the go. Others transfer, or “burn,” the content to audio CDs, while some people simply listen at their computers or through a digital home entertainment network.
Audible Gold Membership
Audible Gold members receive 1 credit per month which is good for any audio book you choose to download. An Audible membership includes the following benefits:
- 30% off any audio book purchased without a credit
- Free daily subscription to The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal
- Member-exclusive sales and promotions
Audible currently has two special introductory offers for the Audible Gold Plan:
1. Discount Gold Offer:
New members can download an audio book for $7.49 per month for the first 3 months, and $14.95 per month thereafter.
2. Gold Free Trial:
New members can download a free audio book with a 14 day trial.
Note: the easiest way to sign up with Audible is to use your Amazon account (Audible is owned by Amazon).
The Gold Free Trial is a no obligation trial. If you are not 100% satisfied with Audible, you can cancel your Audible account before the end of the trial, pay nothing and keep your free audio books.
Audible also had a Platinum Membership Plan where members receive 2 credits per month. Audible does not currently have a special introductory offer for the Platinum Membership. My advice is to initially sign up with the Gold Membership and later upgrade to the Platinum Membership if you find that 1 audio book per month is not enough.