Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Alibris Announce Rental Program for Book Sellers

As a bookseller on Alibris I just received this in the mail:

Come July, Alibris will unveil its new Book Rental Program to buyers on Get in on the growing book rental market and boost your revenues by upgrading your seller program from Basic to Gold and apply now! This exclusive Gold program is free and easy! And it opens up a whole new market to Gold sellers, just in time to jump on the back-to-school rental rush.

Upgrade to Gold and take flight with the rental market

Students flock to rent textbooks each semester. Only as a Gold seller can you apply to the Alibris Book Rental Program. This opportunity is not available to sellers on any other marketplace.

Make your inventory available to a fresh new batch of customers

Get your Gold seller account to experience the benefits of the Alibris Book Rental Program on the Seller Hub. Not only do you gain access to crucial sales tools like agile pricing and exclusive sales data for as little as $19.95 a month, you can rush your rental application to Client Services and nab a piece of the exploding rentals market for free.

Please visit the Policies and Procedures page to read the participation agreement for a full explanation of how the program works. If you still have questions, Client Services is a click away.

How do rentals enrich Gold sellers? Let us count the ways:


You can't argue with 'free'.
• No additional fees apply to reach this growing market
• Free return shipping is paid by Alibris
• Alibris processes transactions as usual


Reap the benefits of being an exceptional seller.
• Our rental option is offered exclusively to Gold sellers (US only) with at least a 4-star rating.


Leap the competition.
• Only through Alibris can sellers like you also rent


Keep it simple.
• Takes just 60 seconds to apply


It's always up to you. Participation is completely optional, but Client Services is available to support you all the way

Don´t let the rentals market leave you behind. The Alibris Book Rental Program is the only marketplace where sellers can also rent and it´s exclusively for Gold sellers. It´s never been easier for Gold sellers to take advantage of this booming market. Read more about it, or upgrade to Gold so you can get your slice of the pie now!

Thank you for your partnership!

Happy Selling,

Heather Burns
Client Services

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