Here is an example (RRP £15) illustrating the financial distribution when a sale comes through a bookshop’s affiliate link:


Cover price = £15

Indie bookstore = £4.50 (30%)

Publisher = £7.50 (50%)

Wholesaler/Fulfillment & Packing / Payment processing = £1.35 (9%)

Discount = £1.05 (7%)

Bookshop.org = £0.60 (4%)