Kobo: What You Need to Know

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Summer Reads Promotion

Starting July 2, Kobo will launch a new device and content campaign for member stores.

Dates Valid: July 2 – 23

Device Promotion:

  • Kobo Aura: $109.99$30 off original price of $139.99 (not valid on the Aura HD)
  • Kobo Arc 7HD: $169.99$30 off original price of $199.99

Purchase any Kobo Arc 7 or Kobo Arc 7HD and receive three free eMagazines:

  • Oprah Magazine
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Food Network

Purchase any Kobo eReader (Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura or Kobo Aura HD) and receive two free eBooks:

  • The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
  • Garden of Lies by Eileen Goudge

Kobo App Campaign Promotion:

Download the Kobo App between July 2 and August 2 to receive two free eMagazines:

  • Oprah Magazine
  • Food Network

Web banners can be found in the Designs and Downloads Section of BookWeb.org. Rebate reporting will be available at the close of the promotion.

New-and-Improved Discover Kobo

Kobo has just relaunched a new and improved training portal for store staff. Discover Kobo is available to all staff members who wish to learn more about devices, the app, and all sorts of tools to help sell content to customers.

 What’s new?

  • Completely new site and user experience — improved look and feel, navigation, promotional banners, etc.
  • New courses and sales resources — including sell sheets, comparison grids, and videos.
  • Kobo Rewards — allows users to earn badges for bragging rights and promotional codes to be used towards eBooks from kobo.com.
  • Monthly eNewsletter — focused on key training topics, tips and tricks, and how-tos.

Existing discoverkobo.com users (registered on the old site) will have to re-register to the new site and have received an email asking them to do so.

Note: Physical in-store gift cards (mentioned in the extras”section) are not available for U.S. retailers.

Hachette Preorder Promotion

Hachette is offering new eBook releases in the month of July at special preorder prices. Titles include Edan Lepucki’s California, the Indies Introduce New Voices title Illusive by Emily Lloyd Jones, and for the kids, How to Be a Viking by How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell.

Each title will return to the regular price at the on-sale date. For a full list of titles, dates, and banners please click here.

A link to all of the applicable titles can be found here.   (Be sure to add affiliate tracking!)

For an archive of all Kobo Support e-mails, visit the Kobo Announcement Archive on BookWeb.org.