What am I hoping to find under my Christmas tree this year? Your patronage! Support my mission via Patreon for as little as $1/ month and you’ll get a ton of patron-only videos and articles, as well as early access to even more. So a gift to me is also a gift to yourself (but that can be just between you, me and the elves).
Now, if $1/month is too rich for you, here’s another way you can support my mission: buy your books from Alibris! Alibris has a ton of great features and if you buy used like I do, you can often beat Amazon’s prices. Shop any Alibris link on my site, buy from them, and I’ll get 5% of the total sale.
Thanks for your support!
Amazon is the big dog on the block for sure, and plenty of people love them — including my wife. She loves her Amazon Prime membership.
As an indie author though, I have a problem with their rock bottom royalties. I make more money when somebody downloads a $4.99 copy of my calisthenics ebook at Smashwords.com than I do when somebody buys a $12.99 paperback copy of my martial arts book on Amazon. And I also just don’t like giant faceless conglomerates. I like to spread my money around.
So I buy my books either from Book People over on Granite Ave. or I order from Alibris.com. I especially like the Multiple ISBN Search where you can plug in multiple ISBN numbers and it will give you the cheapest bundle.
I like Alibris so much that I decided to become an affiliate. As a blogger and educator I link to a ton of books on this site and I figured hey, why not support a company I like and maybe earn a couple of bucks commission? I get 5% if you click over there and buy something.
Check them out!
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