At Alibris, Nothing “Costs Extra”

Alibris seller programs & fee structure

  • No hidden fees—ever
  • Credit card processing fee, Customer service, Your own storefront Everything is included
  • It’s an unbeatable value

 

Pick the seller program that meets your needs

  Alibris Basic Alibris Gold
Alibris marketplace sites Yes Yes
Partner sales channels Yes Yes
Library sales channel Yes Yes
Automated re-pricing available Yes Yes
Customized seller store No Yes
Seller Rewards program
No Yes
Inventory Demand No Yes

Save on every sale with Alibris seller programs

  Alibris Basic Alibris Gold
One-time sign-up fee Yes Yes
Annual fee Yes Free
Commission taken on sales Yes Yes
Monthly fee Free Yes
Variable closing fees Yes Yes
Fee per item sold Yes Free
Credit card processing** Free Free
Fraud protection** Free Free
Seller-store fees Free Free
Image fees Free Free

**Credit card processing and fraud protection services included in Alibris commissions

Basic

Flat fees (for sellers listing fewer than 1,000 items monthly)

Pay as you go
$1.00 per retail item sold
(no monthly fee)

Commissions*

15% commission (minimum of $0.50) on any item. But you'll never pay more than $60 per item in commissions.

Sign-up fee & annual fee $19.99

Gold

Monthly fees

Average listings per month Flat monthly fee
0–2000 $20.00
2,001–20,000 $35.00
20,001–50,000 $70.00
50,001–500,000 $140.00
500,001+ $400.00

Commissions*

15% commission (minimum of $0.50) on any item. But you'll never pay more than $60 per item in commissions.

One-time sign-up fee $19.99

*For sales on our business-partner channels (Barnes & Noble and its subsidiaries and affiliate companies, Half.com and eBay, Books-A-Million, Chapters/Indigo, Ingram, Blackwell UK, and others), sellers will pay 20% commission OR $0.25, whichever is greater, to Alibris. The types of items sold on each business-partner site vary by partner.