Audio Summary Suggestions: Listen on the Go!

With mobile technology on the rise, more and more people listen to audio summaries on the go. Whether you are commuting to work by train, car or any other mode of transportation, getAbstract’s mobile solution empowers you to make your commute a meaningful enjoyable experience.

Audio Summary Suggestions: Listen on the Go!

Getabstract has an app for all popular devices including:

BlackBerry iPhone
iPad Android
Amazon Kindle Sony Reader
Nook Windows Phone

If you have not experienced our audio summaries yet, here are a few simple steps that will allow you to browse and stream our audio summaries:

  • Download the getAbstract app.
  • Sign in using your account credentials.
  • Go to settings and select the Audio Only option.
  • Start browsing.
  • Select a title.
  • Click on the audio icon to start streaming.

We have three recommendations that are guaranteed to make your next commute a lot more entertaining:

1. “Überpreneurs” by Peter Andrews and Fiona Wood

Überpreneurs are heroes who work to solve the world’s greatest problems and improve the lives of millions. Among those thought leaders are Mo Ibrahim, Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon, Bill Gates – from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, James Oliver (“The Naked Chef”), and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammad Yunus.

2. “Thought Leadership” by Laurie Young

This summary explains why the best thought leadership derives from great strategy, specific goals and deliberate planning. The author uses lessons learned through history to offer advice to companies whose goal is to become a “thought leader” without much risk to their hard-earned reputations:

  • Understand and research their audience.
  • Develop formal product internally and then have a limited release.
  • Float a new idea by testing it in blogs or short articles.
  • Package into collateral material.
  • Don’t let sales drive the process (don’t mix with sales; loses impact and credibility).
  • Don’t delegate to junior staff; ensure qualified reputable people (experts; writers; researchers; marketers).

3. “30 Days to Social Media Success” by Gail Z. Martin.

This summary will teach you how to use the social media to market your brand, small business or nonprofit in a month.

Social media lets you showcase yourself with clients, prospects and the press. You can stay in close touch at no cost, particularly if you increase your site’s visibility by making it appealing to search engines. Social media is not just for the young and it is not a fad. People of all ages use it, and the platform is expanding. So, what is the recipe to making an impact? Martin breaks it down in 8 simple steps:

  • Recommit to marketing.
  • Try again.
  • Expect success -optimists win; pessimists lose.
  • Seek partners.
  • Understand your audience.
  • Look for win-win scenarios.
  • Take strategic action.
  • Stay visible.
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