Kobo News & Updates: Reporting Deadline Friday, Holiday Promotions [5]

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Reporting Deadline Friday

Stores that participated in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Kobo Arc promotion must report units sold by this Friday, December 20, via the Kobo Reporting Tool [6].

To receive a rebate via ACH transfer, booksellers must provide documentation for units sold in your store (a printout from the store’s POS is best, but a spreadsheet with the store name that includes the name of each device and quantities and dates sold will suffice.  Complete details are available here. [7]

Holiday eBook Promotions

On Wednesday, December 18, Kobo began offering a 30 percent discount code (DECTHIRTY) for all non-agency eBooks [8]. The promotion ends on Friday, December 20, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Booksellers who share the link with customers on their website or social channels should be sure to include their affiliate tracking at the end.

Also in full swing are several publisher promotions of note:

Kobo Kids Imagery in Designs & Downloads 

To help spread the word on the new Kobo Kids section, Kobo has provided new kid-friendly DIY materials. The new section of Kobo's website [12] is playfully designed to appeal to youngsters and will only display eBooks that are appropriate for children.

The Kobo Kids imagery is now available in the Designs and Downloads section of BookWeb.org [13].

From the Kobo eReading Device Archive

Here are some helpful links on the new Kobo eReading devices from ABA’s Kobo Announcement Archive [14]:

Stores that have difficulty installing demo mode on a device should contact kobodisplays@kobo.com [18] for assistance.