Kobo Writing Life

Are you a KWL Affiliate yet?

You can earn more with Kobo Writing Life’s Author Affiliate program! This program is free to join, easy to sign-up, and requires no technical knowledge. It’s a great way to increase exposure to your titles and get paid for the referrals! On top of that, we’re offering an increased 6% commission just for KWL authors! Here are the facts:

How does it work?

When you join the KWL Author Affiliate program, you will be given a unique URL that leads to your book page. This URL can be shared on your personal website, your social media posts, and email blasts. Anytime a reader clicks on this link and makes a purchase, you will earn a 6% commission on the sale in addition to your regular royalty. It’s as easy as that!

How do I sign up?

Sign up to Linkshare and provide the KWL team with your Site ID found on the top right corner of your Linkshare dashboard. We will send you a special invite to the affiliate program.

How long does it take to be accepted?

Applications are usually approved within 24 business hours.

I signed up. Now what?

Welcome to the program! You can log into the Linkshare dashboard to retrieve your book links or to contact us if you need assistance.

How do I earn commissions?

Simply share your unique links on all your marketing materials. You will earn a commission for anyone who makes a purchase on www.kobo.com through those links.

When do I get paid?

You will be paid on a monthly basis via the method of payment you’ve indicated in your Linkshare application.

Is there a minimum I have to earn before I can get paid?

Yes, the minimum is $50. Payments are only sent once the threshold has been reached.

Where can I see how much I’ve earned?

You’ll have access to the Linkshare dashboard showing the number of sales and the amount that you’ve earned.

Benefits of KWL Author Affiliate Program

We’re excited to be able to offer this opportunity to our authors! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact kobo-affiliates@rakuten.com.