When it comes to the loudness of your audio stuff, please don’t use old good RMS anymore. They are outdated these days.
Use LUFS instead. It’s a way more accurate unit to measure your loudness.
Still, at the moment (November, 2018) one of the biggest platforms on the audiobook market — Audible/ACX, uses RMS and doesn’t care… The thing is that in some cases (please see video below) RMS may let you down and eventually it’s being reflected on your user/listener’s experience.
So, simply be aware of this fact during the mastering for ACX.
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