You can have your own website.
Have your own website at no extra charge. This gives you the chance to
introduce yourself to clients, list specials, hot offers, and rare stock
– or use the extra pages to write dynamic blogs on your specialty, which
in turn attract search engines for higher rankings.
Ownership resides with the members.
Have a voice in your future. Work alongside other independent
booksellers like yourself. Our shareholders/bookseller-members wholly
own ABookCoop, the operator of TomFolio.com, and they elect the board of
directors who determine policy – not some faceless corporation.
Searched by Google, Bookfinder & other search engines.
Get your stock "seen" by Google, MSN, Yahoo, Bookfinder and other search engines.
Break free of the herd.
TomFolio is ideal for the specialist bookseller who wants to stand out
from the crowd. Our dealers follow a clearly posted Code of Ethics, so
that your clients know they can shop at TomFolio with confidence.
There are no creeping fees, no fluctuations.
Despite inflation and rising costs elsewhere, our fee structure has not
altered in the past ten years. TomFolio is good value for money,
starting at $25 per month for 500 titles listed. No hidden fees,
no percentage commission on sales – just your listing fee depending on the
number of books for sale.
Credit card processing choices.
Booksellers can choose to process cards through their own merchant
account. For dealers who chose not to process their own cards, the
TomFolio secure shopping cart is available and offers our merchant
account to process Visa, MasterCard and Amex payments at reasonable
rates, i.e. a minimum fee of $.40 and a maximum of $30 for any one
Our category system enables comprehensive subject searches.
Our extensive category search system is ideal for customers who like to
browse their favorite topic or niche. If your specialties are not
already there, our category committee will try to accommodate your
Your Shop Window to the world.
Tomfolio is your shop window to the world. Tens of thousands of North
American and European shoppers visit Tomfolio monthly, in addition to
prospective clients from over 150 countries worldwide.
We are responsive to problems.
Our dedicated webmaster has shown time and again that technical problems
can and will be fixed, in most cases within minutes of being reported.
We are independent.
Tomfolio is a haven for individualistic bookdealers who are willing to
invest their time and efforts in presenting their wares in the best
possible way to their clients – who promote their own businesses first,
but who don't forget that a co-operative is only as good as the combined
efforts of its members.