Kobo

27 Jun

Kobo Updates: New Materials Available

In response to members’ feedback, and to help drive online sales, the American Booksellers Association has created materials that outline bookstores’ partnership with Kobo and that provide customers with product information.

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26 Jun

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Seven e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include Scandinavian thrillers from Jo Nesbo, summer gardening, outdoor fun, and great destinations.

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20 Jun

Kobo Updates: Mini Sale, Aura’s Arrival, and More

This week’s Kobo-related updates include information on the launch of a Kobo Mini sale and the arrival of the Kobo Aura HD eReader.

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20 Jun

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Two e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include health and fitness and cooking.

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12 Jun

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Seven e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include teen reads, cookbooks, steals and deals, beach reads, middle grade books, travel, and Father’s Day.

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06 Jun

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Six e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include Bravo channel stars, backyard projects, barbecuing, water-themed stories, and projects for kids.

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05 Jun

Kobo Specials Available to New & Participating Stores

Kobo is extending its BEA show special on eReading devices to June 30 for all ABA member stores. In addition, a special Father’s Day promotion offers a free sleepcover for the Arc, and Workman is offering an exclusive Kobo eBook edition of Jessica’s Hagy’s How to Be Interesting, with How to Be Interesting After You Graduate: A Digital Short as an extra chapter at the end.

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04 Jun

NPR Kobo Brand Campaign Underway

Kobo eReaders and eBooks are featured in a national brand campaign on NPR that began on Monday, June 3, and will continue until the end of 2013.

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23 May

Kobo to Fund NPR Underwriting Campaign to Strengthen Kobo Brand in U.S.

Beginning immediately after BEA, Kobo eReaders and eBooks will be featured in a national brand campaign on NPR that will run until the end of the year. The news was announced first to ABA member bookstores participating in the Kobo program in an e-mail update on May 23.

 

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16 May

Algonquin Offers Free eBook of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

From May 21–27, independent booksellers will be able to join other retailers in offering customers a free e-book of Jonathan Evison’s The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving.

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15 May

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Two e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include Buddhism and teen romance and fantasy.

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09 May

Pomegranate Books Promotes E-Book Sales at Author Events

The events calendar at Pomegranate Books, a general bookstore in Wilmington, North Carolina, is consistently filled with author readings, children’s events, lectures and workshops, community gatherings, and more. And while the bookstore stocks a wide selection of inventory, owner Kathleen Jewell is especially interested in health and healing and finding ways to promote the store’s ability to sell e-books.

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09 May

Kobo Program Updates

Here is news of a 24-hour Kobo eBook Mother’s Day sale, an update on revenue share and rebate distributions, and a callout for best practices for Kobo content promotion, in-store displays, and customer acquisition.

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08 May

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Seven e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include Father’s Day, landscaping, food, healthy living, and heavy metal music.

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02 May

A New Mother’s Day Promotion From Kobo

Kobo has just announced a new Mother’s Day promotion: buy a Kobo Glo between May 1 and May 13 and receive a free sleep cover. 

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