How It Works
Upload your own ebooks and/or choose from our inventory of 14M print books, gifts, games, and more!
Create your Aerio storefront—various options from embedded website widgets to Buy Now buttons.
Promote your online store, share, preview, and sell your books on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and more!
Grow a strong customer base with opt-in customer data like emails, permissions and other analytics.
How You Get Paid on Aerio
Earn real revenue with complete control of your content costs. Only pay for the services you use. The flexibility to run your online store the way you see fit, that’s ecommerce with Aerio.See Pricing and Features
Be where your customers are. Share, preview, and sell your books from your website, your authors websites, and within any social stream or app.
Media Companies and Bloggers
See your passions pay off. Earn ancillary revenue when you recommend and sell products your audience will love, right on your website and social steams.
Whether starting an online bookshop or supporting your brick and mortar store, earning revenue from the books you love is simple when the odds are in your favor.
When you give a little you get a whole lot back—up to 85% of the list price. Share samples and sell direct. Grow your platform with reader email addresses, too.
Join the Retail Network
Your store is always free! Sell any of the books, graphic novels, videos, gifts, or other items in our current 14MM item catalog.
Add Ebooks to Aerio
Free 14 day trial! Then just a modest, one-time setup fee per book, then you or anyone else can sell them anywhere. Fees are less the more books you upload.
If a startup acquisition in the publishing space has ever looked like a match made in digital heaven, the Ingram Content Group-Aerio deal is it…the goal is to “make the power of the publishing supply chain, for both print and ebooks, available to anyone at the push of a button…In the same way that distribution is a service, and print-on-demand is a service, and digital fulfillment is a service, now there’s retail as a service.
Aerio began as a developer of “native commerce” programs that gave publishers and other interested parties the ability to embed links with buy buttons in their tweets and Facebook posts. The company then expanded with Store Maker, a platform that offers the ability to set up a complete online storefront. Aerio Flyer was another addition–a marketing tool that allows publishers to promote titles to their customers…
“We are thrilled to be working with Aerio to put our books in front of readers in a new way,” said Chantal Restivo-Alessi, Chief Digital Officer, HarperCollins Publishers. “This is another step forward in trying new ways to engage readers and expand the reach of our authors.”
“Even before their acquisition by Ingram this week, I would have said the big news is the evolution of Ron Martinez’s retailing tools at Aerio, which, for the first time starts to address the problem of distribution for indie authors, especially those who publish print books. Aer.io allows authors to sell direct to readers on their own site or through the social web. – Joel Friedlander, The Book Designer