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Subject: Audiable Survey
Date Posted: 10/17/2013 2:20 PM ET
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I just got this in an e-mail and I love some of the features they are thinking of adding.

Heres the list. I've highlight my faves.

Kindle Lending Library—Kindle owners can choose from more than 350,000 e-books to borrow for free with no due dates

Lend any of your audiobooks to up to five friends and/or family members in your “Sharing Circle

An annual 20% discount on any new Kindle device sold through Amazon

An annual 20% discount on any new smartphone sold through Amazon

Listen for free to the first 20 minutes of any audiobook to help you decide whether or not to purchase it

In addition to your monthly ‘Credit’, borrow one audiobook a month from Audible and share it for 30 days with up to five members of your personal book club

Unlimited access to audiobooks in the “Kids Library”, a collection of classic and new children's stories

Unlimited access to shorter audio programs, including comedy, lectures, articles from top magazines and stories by top-name authors

Since Audible is an Amazon company, receive personalized audiobook recommendations based on your Amazon, Kindle, and Audible activity

Create different profiles for people in your household so everyone can build their own personal library and see recommendations based on their specific tastes

In addition to your monthly ‘Credit’, every audiobook is always $14.95 or less for members

 
Date Posted: 10/17/2013 2:33 PM ET
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I didn't get the email - I feel left out.  I would definitely go for the loaning and the borrowing.  I'm not sure the first 20 min listen would work for me.  I just returned a book that I listened to 4 hours and then gave up. I love audible.

Date Posted: 10/17/2013 3:09 PM ET
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Donna, I love that they will let you return books as well I haven't done it often but the a no hassel return is great!

Date Posted: 10/17/2013 5:53 PM ET
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I haven't gotten the email yet either. frown

I hope the borrowing feature of one book a month also goes for those who have the annual memberships and not just month to month.   If that's the case, then that would be awesome!

Date Posted: 10/18/2013 9:14 AM ET
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Well, I didn't get that e-mail either - hmmmpf!  These are great additions to the Audible memberships. I, too, would like to see the lending/borrowing aspect come about. Thanks for sharing this Letty!

Date Posted: 10/19/2013 9:03 AM ET
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Letty,

Was this a separate email?  Or was it hidden in a link or something in a daily deal email?  

Date Posted: 10/19/2013 8:46 PM ET
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Me either. I wonder if the offer is only for the highest membership level - the 24 credit annual deal.

Date Posted: 10/19/2013 9:09 PM ET
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 I wonder if the offer is only for the highest membership level - the 24 credit annual deal.

 

That's what I have, and I didn't get an email either. 

Date Posted: 10/24/2013 12:33 PM ET
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I called and asked a customer rep at Audible to see if they would tell me anything about any new changes.   The guy told me he didn't know anything.  Oh well, it can't hurt to ask!

Date Posted: 10/28/2013 1:41 PM ET
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Sorry I haven't checked back until now.

I can't remember if it was a separate e-mail I will go back and see if I thought to save to on my Audible file.

Date Posted: 10/28/2013 1:53 PM ET
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I didn't save it. but it was definitely a separate e-mail. Hummm?