If you’ve been an avid podcast listener for years but haven’t gotten into audiobooks, you may be missing out. Podcasts are informative and entertaining, and listening to podcasts can be a great way to gain basic knowledge of a topic or get new perspectives on an issue. But when it comes to well-researched, highly organized information, audiobooks are hard to beat.
Luckily, at Scribd, you don’t have to choose between podcasts and audiobooks, since you can listen to both. Still, if you’ve only been listening to podcasts, you may want to try an audiobook instead. Here, we’ll dig into seven reasons books are better than podcasts for gaining a deeper understanding of a topic: