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Topic: Does PBS benefit when we click the "purchase book" link??

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Subject: Does PBS benefit when we click the "purchase book" link??
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 2:27 PM ET
Member Since: 11/3/2007
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Just wondering if it helps the site going through that rather than opening a separate window and going directly to Amazon or wherever ourselves.  :)

Date Posted: 10/6/2008 2:59 PM ET
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From the Help Center:

Why use Buy it New?

  • Get a book if the Wish List is long and you just can't wait to read it!

  • Support PBS: a tiny amount of your purchase price will go to PBS, to help support the site.

    • We are talking really tiny, but hey!  every little bit helps.
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 4:38 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I think they're main benefit is getting information from Amazon. 

Date Posted: 10/6/2008 6:46 PM ET
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Last Edited on: 2/21/10 1:08 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Subject: How much
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 6:49 PM ET
Member Since: 7/6/2008
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Our PTO has am Amazon link, and we get 4% of every purchase. We've made $5 so far, and we've only had a few people use it, so I think it can add up to quite a lot. Not sure if that is the % they get here, but that's what we get.