Bradley Metrock

Bradley Metrock is CEO of Nashville-based Score Publishing. Metrock founded podcast network VoiceFirst.FM, hosts the popular show This Week In Voice, published the audiobook Perspectives on Gender in #VoiceFirst Technology, produces VoiceFirst Events, and founded the industry association VoiceFirst.Community. He has been quoted by organizations as diverse as Mayo Clinic to Voicebot.AI to Forbes, and is cited as a top voice and AI thought leader.


Articles by Bradley Metrock


In studying a wide variety of Alexa skills I've identified four Alexa skills that are worth studying for how they extend content belonging to publishers.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Oct 17, 2019
Libraries are a pillar propping up the publishing ecosystem. So why are some publishers starting to rethink their relationships with these community fixtures?
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Sep 12, 2019
The music industry learned that it is far better to partner with tech-oriented disruptors, and monetize the new situation as best as possible. Publishers should pay attention.??
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Aug 20, 2019
Take a look at one of Bradley Metrock's favorite tools for creating digital content that goes beyond text and takes advantage of everything the web experience offers.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Jul 18, 2019
The greatest area of growth in publishing isn't what most would consider publishing at all. It lies within companies of almost every size, operating in all sorts of other sectors from automotive to healthcare to banking and beyond.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Jun 13, 2019
I had the chance to sit down with Mark Cuban (businessman, investor and a "shark" on ABC's Shark Tank) for 45 minutes to discuss voice technology, from Alexa to Google Assistant to Siri and more. Three main takeaways jumped out at me from that conversation that those thinking about digital content and producing digital content can potentially benefit from knowing.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted May 09, 2019
Three companies stood out at The Voice of the Car Summit as having innovative approaches to providing new types of content in the car, and are worth learning about.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Apr 11, 2019
Podcasters work hard, often for very little--or no--pay. They need good guests that make their jobs easier. Here are three tips to keep in mind before you go on a podcast.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Mar 14, 2019
According to Voicebot's In-Car Voice Assistant Consumer Adoption Report, voice technology is already used significantly more in the car than in the home. With the integration of various voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple's Siri you can easily imagine how important content in the car is going to be.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Feb 14, 2019
As a publisher, no matter what type of content you're creating, you need to have a podcast strategy, which contemplates the creation of podcasts as well as a plan for how to get yourself or key members of your organization or company on the podcasts of others.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Jan 17, 2019
If you're a content creator of any kind--creating books or audiobooks, podcasts, articles, magazines, videos, you name it--you're eventually going to have to bring that content into the realm of Amazon's Alexa. Here are two tools to help beginners build their skills.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Dec 20, 2018
Ebooks are more than just text on a screen. Here are seven suggestions to take your ebook to the next level.
Column/Beyond Ebooks - Posted Nov 15, 2018