Apple updated its affiliate program for authors Apple Books
After rebranding the Apple Books, the company changed the affiliate program for authors. The publishers have additional tools that should facilitate the distribution of books.
“We are very pleased to announce the launch of the Apple Books, which is now replacing the iBooks in iOS 12. Our app to read books completely redesigned to facilitate search and interaction with books and audio books”, — stated in the message Apple.
Due to the fact that the service was renamed Apple changed the icons with the “Download on iBooks” with “Download in the Apple Books” This also applies to pre-orders and book excerpts. The authors and publishers a new toolbar Apple Books Marketing. It allows you to quickly get different options buttons download books Apple Books.
In addition, Apple has changed the terms of payment to the authors. If the author has a book in Apple’s Books, and he is a member of the affiliate program, it can obtain an increased Commission, thus increasing his fee.
This is an unusual move by Apple, considering that recently closed affiliate program for apps and games. Then the company explained that the effect of the successful launch of its new App Store and Mac App Store.