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 +====== Monetize ======
 +This page provides Greenstone users' suggestions on ways to monetize your
 +Greenstone collection.
 +
 +=====By referral=====
 +
 +//​Amazon.com//​ integration can be a nice revenue stream, generating 20% returns on every sale made through a link from your site.  [[http://​www.koha.org|Koha]] is an ILS system that can import CDS/ISIS format exported from Greenstone.
 +
 +=====In House sales=====
 +
 +Sometimes downloading huge files, especially if there are many of them, can be a hassle. ​ Providing duplication services can help both the library and the end-user. ​ CD / DVD duplication using the Greenstone export to CD function can be a great way to publicize your library as well as make some money on the side.  Creating a versatile structure to support this feature is lacking from the end-user end, however it can be done with a versed librarian behind the wheel of the collections
 +
 +=====Out source sales=====
 +
 +Sometimes media, such as posters, maps, videos, and even complete books can be integrated with websites like [[http://​www.allposters.com|Allposters.com]] and [[http://​www.zazzle.com|Zazzle.com]] to create a high-end product. ​ Libraries can sell directly from their site, or purchase duplicates for sale in the gift shop.
 +
 +[[http://​books.google.com|Google books]] provides an interesting opportunity along these lines