Kobo News & Updates: Reporting Deadlines & More

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    In order to receive rebates, participating bookstores must log into the Kobo Reporting Tool and submit supporting documentation for the following:

    Reporting Deadlines

    Kobo Arc 7HD Valentine’s Day Sale

    Deadline: March 3, 2014

    The following should be included:

    • The name of the item, such as 16GB Arc 7HD, 32GB Arc 7HD
    • The quantities of each
    • The name of your store
    • Date sold
    • Name of the promotion (Kobo Arc 7HD Valentine’s Day Sale)
    • Contact e-mail for your store  

    Price Protection for Kobo Arc & Kobo Aura

    Arc Deadline: March 15, 2014; Aura Deadline: April 1, 2014

    Please include the following:

    • The name of the item (Kobo Aura/Arc) 
    • The quantity in stock 
    • The name of your store
    • Name of the promotion (Kobo Aura/Arc Price Protection) 
    • Contact e-mail for your store

    Kobo Kids Promotion — Starts Next Week

    From March 5 to March 27, all new Kobo app and Arc tablet users will automatically receive two Kobo Kids eBooks for free.

    Little, Brown Books will be offering Treasure Hunters by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstien and The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith at no charge to indie affiliated Kobo Users.

    New in the DIY: A printable PDF that cross-promotes the two free eBooks, Kobo Kids, and the Kobo app. All promotional materials can be found in the Designs and Downloads section of BookWeb.org.

    IndieCommerce Help Pages Updated 

    Kobo is now promoting four million eBooks, and booksellers should too. Automated help pages distributed to IndieCommerce stores have been updated with new images and fresh copy in the FAQ.

    The pages can be found by clicking the “About Kobo eBooks” link in the Kobo eBooks block.

    For the full February 26 Kobo News & Updates newsletter, as well as all past issues, visit the Kobo Announcement Archive.