Comparing Book Wholesale Distributors with Artmobile
Artmobile is the independent online bookstore where creators, authors, and publishers reach their audiences more easily and cost-effectively than anywhere else. Artmobile creators earn a greater share of the purchase price compared to other online sellers.
A seamless extension of our craft digital printing experience, Artmobile enables Bookmobile clients to sell online without the hassle of obtaining an ISBN, supporting shopping cart software on their own website, or creating an Amazon seller account. A full-service selling engine, Artmobile also stores your books and handles every aspect of fulfillment. You focus on creating art. Artmobile helps you sell it.
Now let’s breakdown the difference in cost.
This first pricing chart shows the typical profit for a book with wholesale print distribution to the trade. This is based on a 6 x 9 paperback, b&w interior with a color cover, 200 pages, and with a print run of 150 copies.
The Profit per Book When You Sell with Artmobile
As you can see, there are three sales channels to take advantage of with Artmobile, and each has a higher profit then traditional distribution.
Read on for more details.
How You Earn More On Artmobile.
When you use the Artmobile service your book will automatically be listed at no charge to you on our Artmobile.com bookselling website. We set the selling price on Artmobile at the list price you set when you set up your book for selling after placing your first print order.
When somebody buys your book they pay us, and then we pay you 67.5% of the list price, which covers our costs in operating Artmobile.com, credit card fees, etc. These payments will appear on the monthly statement we provide for each book.
You can create links to the Artmobile.com page for your book and use them to generate sales by emailing them to people you think might buy your books, put them on your own website, or use them in social media.
When you sign up for the Artmobile affiliate program, you will create links that will pay you if people use the links to purchase your book. If used by buyers of your book, affiliate links will add an additional 7.5% of list price to your income from sale of that copy of the book, for a total payout to you of 75% of list price. These payments will appear on the monthly statement we provide for each book.
When you use the Artmobile service you have the option of selling your book on Amazon. If you choose that option we list the details about your book on Amazon through our Amazon Third-Party Seller account at no charge to you.
We set the selling price on Amazon at the list price you set when you set up your book for selling after placing your first print order.
When somebody orders your book on Amazon the orders come electronically to our office in Minneapolis from Amazon, and we ship the book to the purchaser from our warehouse.
Amazon pays us, minus the fees they charge us, and we pay you 60% of the list price you set, which covers the fees Amazon charges us and our other costs. These payments will appear on the monthly statement we provide for each book.